Archive for March, 2016

Still….it is March……. but with a cold wind. I gathered some dried things of nature a fungus left from the previous year (while cycling in East-Germany). Two ilex leaves, dry fungus and deserted snail houses. Vandijck’s earth, the umber pigments and some green olive is what I used this time.P1000253


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Autumn should be around the corner and summer a long way away. A lot of brown and dry is still to be seen in nature, though some crocus and other battle the cold. I painted some dry things; I found a dry pathetic looking little frog in my cellar and some leaves and things while walking. Acacia(robinea?)pods, half a walnut, leaf of an ilex and sycamore. I explored a whole range of brown: sepia, Vandijck’s earth, terra Pozzuoli, gold brown, translucent brown, burned umber, burned sienna, umber natur, sienna natur and some madder brown.P1000172

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