Skizzenbuch, 2010 © Astrid Volquardsen On the second day in Paris it was raining, but even then the city showed it’s somehow charming side. On a boat ride along the Seine I did some quick sketches. The other one was … Read More

Haberniss Sketch


Skizzenbuch, 2010 © Astrid Volquardsen In the film one could see parts of my sketchbook. From these sketches and studies the final picture evolved. I did take photos, but they aren’t essential for the making. Skizzenbuch, 2010 © Astrid Volquardsen … Read More

Hamburg Port


Skizzenbuch, 2010 © Astrid Volquardsen After weeks of grey weather the sun finally came out. We went to Hamburg (my hometown) to the harbor city. They are rebuilding the whole area and it’s such a beautiful place to be and … Read More



Sketchbook, 2010 © Astrid Volquardsen James Gurney wrote a very funny blog entry about gamestoppers, when something shuts down a plein air effort. If you haven’t read it, please go there and read the comments as well. On Loriann Signori’s … Read More

Wales Coastal Path


One of the best opportunities to discover Wales beauty is probably the Wales Coast Path. From north to south the path covers 800 miles of stunning coastline. The path takes you along the shore with cliffs, down to sandy beaches … Read More

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