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Monday, November 11, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

recent sketches and paintings

blue squares


dusk in the mountains

hazy morning at the lake


landscape sketch


night shadows


Phaeton


the Nibelungen sketch


 winter in the mountains sketch


http://pixels.com/profiles/wolfgang-schweizer.html
sounds of Monteverdi


the blue crystal

the blue crystal

Sunday, October 6, 2013

new sketches


In autumn 2013 I started a series of small abstract digital  paintings, sketches and drawings.
prints at
http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/wolfgang-schweizer.html

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013

the morning

the morning by Wolfgang Schweizer

acrylic and digital painting
prints at
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-morning-wolfgang-schweizer.html

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

chromatic chord

chromatic chord by Wolfgang Schweizer

digital painting
prints at
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/chromatic-chord-wolfgang-schweizer.html

Thursday, May 16, 2013

the storm

the storm by Wolfgang Schweizer

digital painting
third one from the series "metamorphoses"

Bifrost

Bifrost by Wolfgang Schweizer

digital painting, 4125x3300px, 300dpi
"In Norse mythology, Bifröst About this sound pronunciation (help·info) (Bifrost in Scandinavia) or sometimes Bilröst, is a burning rainbow bridge that reaches between Midgard (the world) and Asgard, the realm of the gods. The bridge is attested as Bilröst in the Poetic Edda; compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and as Bifröst in the Prose Edda; written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson, and in the poetry of skalds. Both the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda alternately refer to the bridge as Asbrú (Old Norse "Æsir's bridge").

According to the Prose Edda, the bridge ends in heaven at Himinbjörg, the residence of the god Heimdallr, who guards it from the jötnar. The bridge's destruction at Ragnarök by the forces of Muspell is foretold. Scholars have proposed that the bridge may have originally represented the Milky Way and have noted parallels between the bridge and another bridge in Norse mythology, Gjallarbrú. (wikipedia)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bifröst

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

the maelstrom

the maelstrom by Wolfgang Schweizer
the maelstrom, a photo by Wolfgang Schweizer on Flickr.
digital painting, 2400x3000px, 300 dpi
second one from the series "metamorphoses"
prints at
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-maelstrom-wolfgang-schweizer.html

Thursday, May 9, 2013

the ocean

the ocean by Wolfgang Schweizer

made with parts of the fractal "Deep Blue Sky" programmed by Daniele Lupo, who kindly gave me permission to use the fractal for the painting.
His website is at
http://digilander.libero.it/fractalia/

I also used a few other fractals designed by myself.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Ginnunga Gap

Ginnunga Gap by Wolfgang Schweizer
Ginnunga Gap, a photo by Wolfgang Schweizer on Flickr.
"Ginnungagap appears as the primordial void in the Norse creation account:
Ginnungagap, the Yawning Void ... which faced toward the northern quarter, became filled with heaviness, and masses of ice and rime, and from within, drizzling rain and gusts; but the southern part of the Yawning Void was lighted by those sparks and glowing masses which flew out of Múspellheim.

In the northern part of Ginnungagap lay the intense cold of Niflheim, and to the southern part lay the equally intense heat of Muspelheim. The cosmogonic process began when the effulgence of the two met in the middle of Ginnungagap."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginnunga_Gap


The painting is a mix of photography, digital painting and acrylic painting.
I painted with acrylic colors onto a canvas print of a digital painting. Then I painted onto a photo of the acrylic painting with a digital painting program.


prints at
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/1-ginnunga-gap-wolfgang-schweizer.html

Thursday, April 25, 2013

mandala2

mandala2 by Wolfgang Schweizer

prints at
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/mandala-2-wolfgang-schweizer.html

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

the forest

the forest

acrylic, ink, pens, pigments on heavy watercolor paper, 20x16in

prints at

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