story behind

Every painting tells a story

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

März 2020 - Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera
March 2020   -  Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera - Some places you just don't forget, the castle Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera is one such a place. I had only vaguely remembered its name myself. I couldn't remember... »read more

February 2020 - The Cross-Country Ski Run in the Forest
February 2020 - The Cross-Country Ski Run in the Forest -   Our kid should finally experience real snow, we determined. So my husband Klaus and I drove with our son Joel into the deep snowy Thuringian Forest. Building snowmen,... »read more

January 2020 - Ché in Cuba
January 2020 - Ché in Cuba - 'Ché in Cuba', this is the motif I wanted to paint when my husband and I travelled to the Caribbean island in January 2019. During my first visit, 29 years earlier, Ché's stylised image was present... »read more