Painting, Sketching & Enjoying Arts

Voyage of Time (movie 2016)

Voyage of time is a documentary directed by Terrence Malick in 2016. It shows the birth and end of our universe and that all (including us humans) in 45 min.

What are we doing at school? (Peanuts)

What are we doing at school is a good question and depicted in this watercolour reconstruction of a still in a 9 x 9 cm sketch. Charly Brown is a comic character form Peanuts series that appeals to all of us because he is simply a kind looser. There are many animated Peanuts cartoons but […]

The Illusionist (movie 2010)

I really enjoyed  “The Illusionist” movie because of its awesome animation. The story might not be super inspiring, but the visuals are amazing. The atmosphere in the movie is great, and you can just enjoy the images without needing explanations. I tried to capture that feeling by sketching a scene from the movie with watercolours. […]

Barbie (Movie 2023)

Barbie is the kind of movie that most adults might hesitate to admit they’ve watched. However, it proves to be a delightful experience for grown-ups accompanying their kids, thanks to its many humorous moments. Despite the movie being named after Barbie, the focus shifts towards Ken, who eventually realizes that life can exist independently of […]

Drunken Master (Movie 1978)

Starting with Drunken Master as a first martial arts movie is great. The whole mysticism around kung-fu is broken into laughter. Jackie Chan knows best how to mesmerize you with his movements while at the same time keeps you smiling. The film was made in 1978 and connoisseurs call it martial arts comedy. It is […]

Permanent Vacation (Movie 1980)

Permanent Vacation A film made by Jim Jarmusch after he dropped out of film school. It shows. The main character is a troubled young man wandering in New York and meeting all kind of people. Finally he leaves for Paris. I think most holidays are more exciting than this permanent one. The rating is 6,2/10 […]

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Movie 2010)

Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a documentary movie by Werner Herzog. It describes the research, but also the emotions around the  Chauvet Cave in Southern France. The cave is closed for public but it is extensively researched, digitalized and scientifically described. Despite all this knowledge the question remains: what was the cave used for and what […]

The Journey of the Comet (Movie 2009)

The Journey of the Comet is a lovely documentary of two retired teachers who transformed an old bus into a camper and start a journey. Their goal is to teach children (and some parents) basics of astronomy. Their bus is called the Comet and it slowly brings them  to remote places in Mexico until they […]