• Oil

    October 17, 2019 by

    A month ago I started going to a painting studio Monday (sometimes Wednesday) evenings to learn a bit about oil and acrylic painting techniques and just book some time for painting at least once a week. What can I say? Oh..I enjoy oil paint so so much! My background is watercolor and most of the… Read more

  • Flat brushes and a sprayer

    October 7, 2019 by

    I somehow came back to where I started – ballet dancers. Planning to make a few more for a small poster/postcard series. I really like these gracious shapes, and there is quite some room for experimenting with the materials. For example, this cloud of colour surrounding the figure is quite thickly applied paint further spread… Read more

  • silk scarves

    September 18, 2019 by

    I didn’t have much time to draw and paint this summer, so was mostly doing some work in photoshop. You know, the “fun” part, where you need to do scanning and cleaning of the original works. At the same time, I got contacted by a Chinese company, who works with prints on silk and silk… Read more

  • How to use references?

    August 18, 2019 by

    Recently I’ve seen a drawn copy of a photo I pinned to one of my boards on Pinterest, and then I’ve seen more pictures like this. It made me think about references in general. Just a quick note for those who are not sure what a reference is. A reference in art is an object,… Read more

  • Long live drawn images 🙂

    August 14, 2019 by

    I was checking visual trends on getty images and came across an article about illustration. This passage is quite encouraging: “We are living in a time where attention and share of mind are commodities. It’s fostering a return to the basics with easy-to-grasp storytelling that stands out. And while the photograph will always be an… Read more

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