Tag Archives: Gertrud Klopp
Hello, my name is Gertrud Klopp. I am semiretired and live in Fauquier. Although, I loved drawing and painting as a child, I did not actively pursue this hobby until about ten years ago. Inspired by a book, I started painting animals on rocks with acrylics. Rock painting is probably one of the oldest art forms. It appeals to me because rocks are natural products and come in infinite shapes and sizes. A painted rock is like a sculptured object and can be safely displayed outside. Acrylic paints are wonderful! They allow me to repaint areas I am not satisfied with and eliminate the need to start the project all over again. Every summer while camping I have lots of fun collecting and painting rocks in nature’s inspiring work shop.
After so much praise Winter should say good-bye and let Spring have her say.
At Tony and Lisa’s New Home
Victoria BC (July 2015)
and a brief visit to Stefan’s Place
Vancouver BC (last 3 images)
(See Klopp Family Tree, Chart I – III & IV)
Next Week I will publish a short contribution by my grandparents’ great-great-granddaughter Johanna Pasdeloup of Paris, France.