born in 1951 , startet learning a technical profession, later he studied mechanical engineering at the "Technikum"- College of Technology in Reutlingen, and afterwards he studied architecture and engineering at the renowned "College of Technology" in Stuttgart.
Meanwhile - amongst other things- Wilhelm F. Gugel is painting, working in art of glass(Tiffany Style), constructing concrete windows of glass, painting fresco and manufacturing mosaics of tiles and of glass,
W.F.Gugel is a passionate sailor. He loves to sail the islands of the Aegean and Ionian Sea..
The artist lives with his family in Tübingen, Germany.
The Painting-Technique of Gugel:
In the last 20 years ,he has been developing his techniques, which show a wide variety today.
While Wilhelm F.Gugel painted in the beginning of his activities in the traditional way of "Aquarell-Painting: "Wet-in-wet or wet in dry", his paintings arise now in a further developed way.
After the priming of a painting with light and transparent water-colors, the contoures of the motif are drawn on it.
The following steps are prepared by adding paste, means to cover the priming and wax.
Until the completion of the painting the artist works on it in many single steps, with aid of lather, Indian-ink, ink, Gouache, coarsely salt, quarz-sand and other substances, which influence and modify the colors, their course and the background.