Beyond Fox Valley

Another illustration for ‘Windy’. This was the first painting I did for the project and it has an almost rough and sketch-like quality to it. It is not at all as defined as the later illustrations for the app but it has a charm of it’s own. The wind sound for this scene is a quite dramatic and strong one which had a very soothing effect on me. When I listened to all Wind sounds for the first time I liked this one the most and therefore picked it for the first illustration. The scene, which I had in mind for it, should be dominated by autumn colours a sky with have, grey clouds and some rays of light, fighting their way through

Home is where the Heart is

Another new illustration for the relaxation app ‘Windy’ which features my works as incredible motion controlled 3D parallax scenes along with stereoscopic 3D wind recordings for headphones.
Client: Taptanium

It was much fun to create this one. I didn’t paint a night scene before and I felt that it was quite challenging in the beginning to get the colours and the atmosphere right. I didn’t want it to be just blue and black and therefore I created a nice and vivid contrast by adding the orange tent, the dying fire and a few fireflies. I also worked with subtle green to make the colour spectrum more interesting. The goal was to capture the feeling of a cosy and bright summer night. Imagine the crisp and clear air coming in from the sea as a refreshing breeze after a warm summer day is over, the sound of crickets in the grass and of the distant shore. A pity that the app only features wind sounds 😉 – but the wind recording for this scene is truly beautiful. You should check it out yourself! windy.fm.

Summer Breeze

A new illustration for the relaxation app ‘Windy’ which features my works as incredible motion controlled 3D parallax scenes along with stereoscopic 3D wind recordings for headphones.
Client: Taptanium

Whilst creating the scenes for Windy I listened to the original wind recordings which would be featured in the app. The challenge was to match the atmosphere which was created by the sound. When I painted Summer Breeze I thought about long, swaying grass, leaves – playing catch with the wind and trees with thick treecrowns, whispering whilst a gust of wind rushed through them.
It was a really sensual experience to work on this painting and I love the result!