The abbey Lehnin is located about 60km southwest from Berlin. It was founded in 1180. This place has a special spiritual mood. For more informations about this abbey read on wikipedia: abbey Lehnin. My mother is living in this town, so I took the opportunity to make a plein air painting.
abbey Lehnin | Kloster Lehnin oil | öl; 30x35cm
I painted during the afternoon, with strong shadows and sunshine.
Didn’t paint for a long time. There were some trouble at home. Today the whether invited me to make a plein air painting. I went to the Spree river on the former russian sector. The other bank is Kreuzberg – the former american sector. Today is October 3th – the german reunification.
ship on spree | schiff auf der spree oil | öl; 30x35cm
Due to the Spree river, the canals and the big lakes in and around Berlin, ships were always a part of the transportation system. I painted these two ships in the heart of Berlin.
river ships in berlin | schiffe in Berlin oil | öl; 30x35cm
This is my pochade box at the end of a painting session. I bought an italian „MABEF” painting box and added some usefull elements. Das ist mein(e) s.g. pochade box. Ich kaufte mir einen italienischen „MABEF” Malkasten und schraubte zusätzliche Kleinteile ran.
Travelling by train trough Bulgaria is a pleasure for people who appreciate the landscape. I made a lot of photos from trains, which I will use as ideas for new paintings. This landscape is the first one.
bulgarian landscape No1 | bulgarische landschaft No1; oil | öl; 20×30 cm