I've already gotten some really good feedback, comments and questions about my new CD. If you want to add your two cents or order a "real CD", let me know! I'll make a short Q&A-Video soon, and I'm burning the CDs today! I even got to borrow a CD-burner from my church. You can burn … Continue reading CD-News
Big announcement for anyone in Karlsruhe/Mannheim region: Now you can get "Five Friends/Fünf Freunde"-postcards at the Christian bookstores in Mannheim and Karlsruhe! The money I make from these cards will sponsor the FRRME, an organisation that provides practical help to refugees and war victims of the Middle East. I want to raise $2000 for the … Continue reading Fundraiser FRRME: “Five Friends”-Postcards at the local Christian Bookstores!
So the painting is done, and I'm calling it "Coast Guard Tower after Sunset". It's the biggest painting I've done so far (ca. 159x90cm / 5'4''x3') Just so you can see how big it is, I've included a picture of me holding the canvas frame. I think of the end of a good day when … Continue reading New Painting: Coast Guard Tower after Sunset
Here is Canon Andrew White, the leader of the FRRME (Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East), talking about what his organisation is doing. They are now working mainly from Jerusalem due to the war in Iraq and continue to bring food, medical supplies, education and reconciliation efforts to Iraq and beyond. My … Continue reading Easter Update from the FRRME (helping Iraqi Refugees)
I am supporting the FRRME with my Patreon-site. Here are some updates on the urgent situation. From the facebook feed Because I Love Peace (https://www.facebook.com/Becauseilovepeace) I have been providing for this 'UN-protected' camp for more than three days on a raw. There are a couple of definitions for the word protection, here are two; (Protected: … Continue reading News from the FRRME: Iraq correspondent Sarah tells of the situation
It's spring break and will be for about 8 weeks. This means no lectures, but it doesn't mean no art! I will be doing a lot of stuff, but here are... The Top 5 Projects for the Spring Break: 1. Paint 5 oil paintings (school work) 2. Take part in a book illustration contest to … Continue reading School’s out, bring in the Projects!
I said the painting would be done by tuesday night, and so it was. Here it is: House at the End of the Road. This is the biggest picture I have done so far, 110x120cm (3' 8''x4'). It is done in oil on canvas. This is work number 3 for my Patreon fundraising campaign. If … Continue reading New Painting
Here's a T-shirt design for the Seattle Seahawks! They won the play-offs, and the way they won it will probably be remembered for a while. They are now in the superbowl. I decided to go with a Popart retro-look, similar to Andy Warhol's work in the 60s.
Painting of a street in Amsterdam. (sorry for the poor photo quality. I'll need to re-take the picture with a better camera) This piece is done in oil on canvas. approx. 50x70cm (2' 6''x3' 6''). This is my second work to be posted on Patreon.
Hi Everyone! Here is my new Patreon-site! It's a crowdfunding platform where you can support creators and their content. I will use it for my art, but the first $2000 I make will go to the FRRME, because they are an amazing organisation that makes a big difference in Iraq. (Details on the site) So … Continue reading Patreon and Fundraising for Refugees!
Here is my all new own Patreon-site! Patreon is a crowdfunding-platform where people can support creators of any kind. And when you support creators, you get rewards back! I will use this site for my own support in the future, but first I want to use it to sponsor refugees. So the first $2000 will … Continue reading Patreon!
I see the war on IS going on and all the people who are refugees because of it. I wanted to raise money for these people and wanted to do something original. So I decided to paint a picture of syrian refugee kids and to get sponsors for it. The painting is in the making … Continue reading A Fundraising Campaign in the Making