I`ve started this piece in summer 2016 already. I struggled a lot with me … shall I finish it or not? … finally I did and I`m quite satisfied with the result, although … I still wonder what the problem was.


Video production – Doreen Gehrke
Music – The Stars Look Different (Ziggy Stardust Mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/52765 Ft: stefsax and Dimitri Artemenko

– reference painting by Caspar David Friedrich „Two Men in Contemplation of the Moon“ 1823/24
– stretched canvas by ProArt 30 x 40 cm, primed with a mixture of Gesso by Gerstaecker and blue and black acrylic paint by ProArt
– white watercolor pencil for sketching by Faber-Castell
– coarse-grained structure paste by ProArt with a touch of blue acrylic paint by ProArt
– oil paint by Daler-Rowney from the series Graduate: prussian blue, ivory black and titanium white
– 50 %Medium W by Schmincke with 50 % Gamsol paint thinner by Gamblin
– brandless simple brushes: No. 10 flat, No. 8 filbert, No. 6, 5, 1 round
– Artify No. 3 round
– Pelikan No. 10 flat (hard bristles)
– Daler-Rowney Graduate: No. 10/0, 1, 4, round; No. 2, 6 filbert; No. 1/2 mop oval wash