My Paintings

I want to offer you an authentic experience, that is why I promise you that I will not paint a place that I have not seen. Creating a piece of art that captures your most cherished memories is a personal, even intimate process. I spent much of 2019 developing an immersive, fully-featured and personal offer which is based on your experiences and which also creates new ones. It is supposed to include travel, meeting personally, shared memories et cetera… Then the Corona pandemic happened. How can we work together now? With the situation the way it is, I decided to take you with me onRead More →

Katja Schmitt New Zealand Glenorchy 1 Pastel Painting

The Evolution of | Die Entstehung von ‘Summer’s Day in Glenorchy’ Today I’d like to show you the evolution of ‘Summer’s Day in Glenorchy’. Even more than ‘Fox Glacier‘, which I wrote about the last time, it combines a more traditional approach to pastel painting (which still fascinates me, because I have done that very rarely until New Zealand) and my ‘signature style’ of emphasising shapes and textures in a more expressionist manner.Read More →

Katja_Schmitt_London Eye_Pastel Painting

I love all my art, of course, but sometimes it really is a special joy to know the people who ‘adopt’ a painting. In the case of “London Eye” I was very happy that it found its new home with fellow London enthusiasts 🙂Read More →