In October of 2001 I started taking lessons in Bavarian folk art painting or Bauernmalerei. 

Bauernmalerei (pronounced bow-urn-maler-rye) is folk art associated with Germany, Austria and Switzerland, although many other European nations have similar painting styles. The term comes from two words: "bauern" which means peasant or farmer and "malerei" which means painting. It is mostly found in Bavaria hence the reference to it as "Bavarian Folk Art" in the US.   It is traditionally painted on funiture and many regional styles developed.  It is characterised by stroke work using a round brush to paint scrolls and flowers.

Click on one of the Gallery links below to see how my work has progressed

.Gallery 2001

Gallery 2002

Gallery 2003

Gallery 2004

Gallery 2010

Gallery 2011

More recent work can be seen at my blog....

 

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