Official website of Frits Ahlefeldt – My hikes, art and stories

Follow my stories, watercolors, drawings and projects day by day

My three latest posts:

Dw00066 Great Crested grebe ( Podiceps arctica - Toppet lappedykker) watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt
Dw00067 Great Crested grebe ( Podiceps arctica – Toppet lappedykker) watercolor

Great crested grebe

Read my latest stories: Here

My cartoons and illustrations: See all here

My latest 6 illustrations:

My watercolor paintings – See all here

3My latest six watercolors: See all posts with my Watercolor paintings here

My Concept sketches – See all here

My projects:


Hiking around Denmark 2020

In 2020 I’m continuing my hike around the coasts of Denmark, while painting, writing and researching the benefits and stories along what could be a possible national coast trail… Read more here


Two hikers meet one ask the other are you doing the whole trail. Yes from cradle to grave the other answer. illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Hiking as reality

I’ve been fascinated by hiking for many years and continue to research and draw up why I think hiking is so fundamental to us

Watercolour illustration of The Pied Avocet wading bird (Recurvirostra avosetta) - Klyde. Painting by Frits Ahlefeldt

Watercolors as challenge

Watercolor painting is special, I know no other artform I find so good to combine with hiking, and also so difficult to do.

Hiker with pencil in front of blank paper

Writing my own stories

Wanting to draw and write my stories demanded I jumped into a world of both words and images

My stories and drawn journalism

I’ve set out on a quest to combine my writing with my watercolors and drawings. It is both a very classic way of working, used by countless people through the ages. But it is also an approach that can be done in new ways here in a digital age.

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