fine arts

leaves and blossoms

flying leaves - artwork by friedrich zettl
For some time now I have been playing with dried leaves and flowers. At first it was bookmarks in order to develop a feeling for this new media, soon afterwards there were works on paper and finally overpainted oil paintings. withered leaves, blossoms and flowers
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painted calligraphy by friedrich zettl
As so often, I start to work on 2 or more pictures at the same time. In this case, it is primarily the size of the character on the right that makes the difference in the appearance of the image. Which of the two will ultimately last has not yet been decided.
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new listings

meditative landscape ink on glossy paper
Today new examples from an older series called “dreamscapes” have been added. They basically follow the logic of Chinese calligraphy. But there is a lot of my older works included, especially from my surrealistic years. Here is the link: landscapes V
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portraits V

b/w scan with overpainted portrait
For many years my main focus has been painting portraits. As usual, I prefer to create series with around 20-30 pieces of work. Then I switched to a new technique or style. Here are some of a series from 1985.
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