Month: January 2018 (Page 1 of 2)

A tough winter

Inspired by Camille Pissaro (1830 – 1903) – Hoarfrost – Oil on canvas – 10,63 x 13,78 inch

Louis feels tired, so tired. Another winter once more. He doesn’t stop aging, year after year. He really can’t take it anymore. He is like his grand-daughter saying “throughout her life”!

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Eilean Donan castle

Watercolor / Black stone – 6,10 x 8,66 inch – Unique work

Ellen is thrilled to walk on this mere stone bridge that connects Eilean Donan Castle to the continent. She now overlooks Loch Duich. No raids of vikings in sight, nor pirates of the west islands.

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Honeymoon

Watercolor / Black stone – 6,10 x 8,66 inch – Unique work

Georges and Claire just got married. What’ could be more romantic than a cruise in Scotland?

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A Sunday morning

Inspired by Edouard Manet (1832-1883) – Carnations and clematis in a crystal vase (around 1882) – Pastel – 10,63 x 6,30 inch

It’s been already a year. We have a tremendous weather. The sun has been up for a couple of hours now and the heat rushes imperceptibly through the living room window which has been mistakenly left opened. Sophie likes cooling the farmhouse every morning at dawn in the summer to keep the freshess of the night inside the sufocating southern rooms. And then as soon as the yellow star appears, she closes the shutters and all the openings.

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Edouard Manet

Edouard Manet (January 23, 1832 – April 30, 1883) is a French painter and engraver of the late 19th century.

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Calm out of chaos

Inspired by Johan Barthold Jongkind (1819-1891) – The harbour of Honfleur, low tide, with boats stranded on the sand (September 12, 1864) – 4,37 x 6,81 inch

It’s the story of four boys, wind-swept hair, just eighteen, a Saturday night on earth.

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The world’s end beach

Inspired by Johan Barthold Jongkind (1819-1891) – Beach of Sainte-Adresse (1863) – Watercolour / Black stone – 4,37 x 8,15 inch

Andreas wants to surprise Alicia for her fifteenth birthday. They are childhood friends, vacation friends.

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Chaka

Inspired by Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) – Cat head (1824-1829) – Oil on canvas – 8,66 x 10,63 inch

So, it’s past eight in the morning. What is she up to? “Wake up morning” operation.

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Eugène Delacroix

Eugène Delacroix (1798 – 1863) is a French painter considered as the main representative of Romanticism.

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Miller, you’re sleeping

Inspired by Johan Barthold Jongkind (1819-1891) – Mill near a canal in Holland (July 19, 1867) – Water color / Black stone – 5,55 x 10,43 inch

Hans hung around with some friends all night. He loves to party, drink until he loses control. With his mates every weekend, it’s up to whoever gets drunk dead as quickly as possible. Although youth is far behind them. They are all married and fathers of several children each. And yet, vice is still there. Their wives gave up. Hans’s wife left with their three kids last week. She had enough of this selfish and dangerous lifestyle. Finding yourself alone, keeping an eye on the car’s engine in the driveway …

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