New Zealand

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 New Zealand Doubtful Sound Pastel Study

It’s coming very soon 🙂 Great news! The New Zealand Art Experience has been taking shape behind the scenes for a while now. You may have seen some work in progress in my Instagram account – and I have shown glimpses of my sketchbook and watercolour experiments, too. But now I am preparing to show the first series of ‚real‘ paintings!Read More →