story behind

Every painting tells a story

Januar 2021 - Die 'Drei Pagoden'
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December 2020 - The World Clock
December 2020 - The World Clock -   A long time ago, when Germany and Berlin were still divided by an inhumane border strip, my parents and I lived in West Germany and my grandparents lived in the East. When I was a child, during... »read more

November 2020 - Morpho Helenor
November 2020 -  Morpho Helenor  -  The Little Caterpillar Once upon a time there was a small caterpillar. It lived on a colourful flower meadow. Every day it lay on its favourite leaf, looked up into the blue sky and... »read more

October 2020 - Behind the horizon
  October 2020 - Behind the horizon - Books share a characteristic that makes them special and valuable in my eyes: between their covers lies the world of words, signs and images. A space for reality and fantasy. They are a treasure... »read more

September 2020 - Two Dahlias in the Garden
September 2020 - Two Dahlias in the Garden - My mother-in-law's garden always had a special charm, especially in September, when the ripe fruits dangled from the three apple trees, thick orange-red pumpkins shone out of light green... »read more

August 2020 - Sunflower in the Field
August 2020 - Sunflower in the Field -   Of all my sunflower pictures, my friend Monika likes the 'Sunflower in the Field' best. "It's a really beautiful summer evening idyll," she once said to me, "it seems so calm and... »read more

July 2020 - A Baltic Coast Beach Chair
July 2020 -  A Baltic Coast Beach Chair  -     My brother-in-law in Basthorst, Heinz, had a new achievement. A Baltic coast beach chair has recently been standing on his terrace, which immediately became his wife Dürte's... »read more

Juni 2020 - On the West Beach
June 2020 -  On the West beach  - I still remember my first day on the West Beach. My goodness, how I worried on the way there, because I had no bathing suit with me. Oh, absolutely not a problem, I soon noticed, as almost all... »read more

May 2020 - Experiencing Nature
May 2020 - Experiencing Nature - When my mother and I talk about nature, we both mean something completely different. For me, everything that grows and is untouched is synonymous with nature, and for her, it's her well-kept... »read more

April 2020 - Variations of Art
April 2020 - Variations of Art -   My friend Monika is a fabric artist. Her images are large scale, colourful and very decorative. While my watercolours are almost always created 'pleinair' outdoors in nature, Monika sews and... »read more