Thursday, January 10, 2013
This painting was Karsten's birthday present to his son, Lars.
With great glee--and a bit of craftiness--Karsten created a puzzle painting and hid the family's names throughout the scene.
Upon close inspection, you'll see that Lars is spelled out in the windows of the ruin while his wife's name, Monique, is in the castle window. The flag bears an "M". Their sons' names are also hidden: Karsten is painted in the white fence while Finn is the owner of the inn. The path in front of the inn is in the shape of a "T" for Topelmann. Last, but certainly not least, the smoke from the left chimney forms a heart. Oil. 24 x 36.
Monday, September 24, 2012
|Hanseatic Art Gallery -- Summer 2012 Oil Painting by Karsten Topelmann|
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Daily life on the island of Tenerife, Spain. Busy, bustling and simply beautiful.
Painted by Ellen in acrylic on canvas. 20 x 24".
A painterly vision of an idyllic winter's day in Wisconsin. As the snow swirls, kids and puppy dogs play. The incredibly bright blue Door County sky transforms dancing snowflakes into shimmering, sparkling points of light. And in the background, snow-clad Horseshoe Island beckons the brave to snow-shoe to its shore. 8 x 10" acrylic on canvas. $300.