Illustrations Sketches!

I have a commission for a set of creation-themed illustrations. Since I have a rough idea what the layout and style will be, I have started doing some more detailed study sketches of animals. After all, what creation is complete without animals? (Sorry for the poor image quality, the lighting was not that great when … Continue reading Illustrations Sketches!

Growing Season!

I started my new semester with some really inspiring classes and interesting topics. Opens up the mind. Growing Season. I'd sown out some tomato seeds on my window sill in mid-march. Now, there are about 30 little plants in my room, waiting to be transplanted. Growing Season. I get to display 8 of my paintings … Continue reading Growing Season!

Painting at a Church Service!

Yesterday night (Saturday) there was a church service at our school. I was allowed to paint during the service, as an expession of prayer. When I sit down to paint like that, I never know what will come out of it. But I believe that God can speak to us through images and many other … Continue reading Painting at a Church Service!

A “Kunsthalle” Art Show!

I got to participate in an art show at the "Kunsthalle", one of the major museums of Karlsruhe. They have a range of summer events to promote the museum, and this art show was one of those events. It was under the motto "Montmartre-Art Market" (named after the artist's area in Paris). I ended up … Continue reading A “Kunsthalle” Art Show!

The Grand Opening!

Today we opened the art exhibit at the art academy in Karlsruhe. I served hotdogs and watermelon outside my exhibit room and had my portfolio and postcards there. My mom and dad and a friend helped with the food and the setup. The opening was at 7PM, but people didn't really show up until 7.30 … Continue reading The Grand Opening!

Updates on the Setup!

I've been spending the last few days with setting up the room for the art show. It's still not 100% done but it's getting there! I especially like my Twinkie-Tire-sculpture and the restaurant painting (9th Street (2) ) It's fun to see things come together after you put all the work into it. I hope … Continue reading Updates on the Setup!

Updates on Art!

We had a Mexican exchange student in our class for this past semester. Part of the requirements for her was to host an exhibit of her work. She had her exhibit on tuesday evening and did well. She had previously been criticized by our professor for having little work and for the work being too … Continue reading Updates on Art!

Next Week: Summer Exhibit at the Art Academy!

It's the end of the school year, which means that we're getting ready for the summer exhibit! Today we emptied out our studios to make room for the exhibit. And on Monday we determine which art to put into the show. Then, next Wednesday, the show opens and is there until Sunday! I chose 4 … Continue reading Next Week: Summer Exhibit at the Art Academy!