I have a thing with square little sketchbooks. There are always a couple of them in my drawer. It happened to me once that I needed a new one and they had run out of them in my usual art supplies shop and I had to buy non-square one. Ever since then, when I go…more
Could Victorian parks in London be a subject of contemporary photography? They can. In photographs of Andrea Vicentini from Italy. In his series “Senteza di Massa – The judgement of the mass” the photographer refers to rules of Victorian garden planning: the the creation of contrast, the installation of surprise, the concealment of the borders. Seen…more
Time’s running! Until March 23, illustrators, graphic designers and artists are invited to give Berlin their personal touch. Connect proportions, colours, fonts to your unique BERLIN typographic design. “Show us your Type” is an international design competition, calling creatives to implement typographic metropolises. Since 2012, the competition attracts the world. Barcelona, New York, Tokyo or…more
To paint my motive “Flower Window” on the subject of the Hahnemühle Calendar competition ‘Nature in the City’, I have chosen the water colour technique to paint on the mould-made watercolor paper William Turner with paints from Schmincke and brushes of da Vinci.
Her images outsmart our eyes. Illusionistic photographs make Trina Merry bodypaintings and landscapes merge. The ‘Trompe l’oeil’ works of art by the New York based artist are printed as collectors’ pieces for museums on Hahnemühle Photo Rag®. The painterly quality of her art on the genuine artist paper for fine art inkjet printing add up…more
Have you sharpened your pencils, set the colour palette, did you opt for a painting or drawing technique and have you already chosen your favoured Hahnemühle or Lana paper? Not yet? Then it’s time for the annual calendar contest Hahnemühle. The call for entries has just begun. This year it becomes bestial: Whether wild or…more
written by Leoni Pfeiffer The story about Kröt & Schuhuu started during a lunch break five years ago. A turtle and a little owl experienced new adventures everyday on paper sheets of 8 x 10 cm. Around sixty short sketches resulted and were soon traded as motivational pictures among friends. The idea came up to…more
Alexa Dilla, freelance artist and painter on board of a large cruise ship, has painted one of the winning motifs of the Hahnemühle Art Calendar 2016. Her artwork was selected for the month of February. In our studio report, Alexa tells us what inspired her painting “Amsterdam in the Rain”. All 12 winning pictures of…more