"Stamping ended" is the title of this new work which is now drying in the window of my studio, where people passing by can have a look at it. These two stamps have done there work and will never start it again, because - thank to good old Bob D. - the times they are a...
There are some paintings from my students that are really worth showing. Here you see that the country is very flat in Northern Germany, but we've got skies over here, haven't we? Jutta worked with gouache and wanted to make it as abstract as possible. She made it and...
During the last days I fighted my way through all my Social Media channels, the profils and switching from Mailchimp to Sendinblue for getting new and find a new (DSGVO corresponding) home for existing newsletter readers. However, I'm not sure which plattforms are...
It's always exciting to built up your tent... erm... easel somewhere else, even if it's just for weeks or just days. So, you get a completely different feeling: It's thrilling for me, especially because the view towards a well-known but not finished painting is...
Life has become so different - for all of us, anyway which country. Finally, we really feel that we're all sitting in one boat and how important it is to rely on family, friends and neighbours. Isn't that a big luck to have them? To talk to them in social distance...
I'm eagerly working on my new website. But I don't want you enjoy the weekend without anything from me. Everybody needs good words, don't we? Have these for the weekend and all days to come... Beyond your worries there's freedom...None of us know whant will...
A sea friend showed me some paintings lately. He was not that satisfied with them. In this case it is of big value to ask someone else. A fresh new view that doesn't stick to the painting, and you know quite quickly how to go on:This Shrimp has wonderful hights and...
There are so many printing companies around and I gave one a try and was quite happy with the results. This tiny pencil painting was originally just 10x10cm. Now the size is 20x20cm. It's printed on paper and put on foam with a longlife sticking stripe on its back so...
Some times you need just some time outside your own work place to think and manage new ideas. The time at the beginning of a year is good for that. What do you think?
Perhaps you remember this sweet little mushroom I painted yeeeeeeears ago? Today I got a new photograph of it's new place on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean from Nick. Thank you! Vielleicht erinnert ihr euch einen süßen kleinen Champignon, den ich vor Jaaaaaahren...
I’m Ulrike Miesen-Schuermann, fine artist, tutor and full of ideas for me and for you. Some times just a word or a picture is needed to take us to old and new worlds, where we have collected and still collect treasures: little gems, places and memories – with a whole lot of love. Let’s get out these apples of the eye and brigthten our world.
Paintings and Drawings
what I love
Tip of the Day
For a strange day in corona times: Have a cup of tea, a look out of a window and calm down.
Need an Exercise?
Describe drinking a drink.
Take the most simple item around you, a pencil and paper and sketch it.
A good Saying?
“Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.”
José Ortega y Gassett
Tips for Drawing
before, while, after