• Danish Højskole and printmaking

    August 16, 2020 by

    Sometime in April this year, I realised that travelling abroad was very unlikely to happen to me this year, so I had to think of some local options for summer holiday. Trying a Danish Højskole was on my sort of “bucket list”, so I saw it as a good opportunity to tick it off. A… Read more

  • scanning oil paintings

    May 8, 2020 by

    The main discovery (or at least an aha moment) of this lockdown is scanning oil paintings. For some reason I was absolutely convinced it won’t work, so I even didn’t bother to try. Until a week ago – and, oh miracle! It’s working like a charm JSo now all my smaller canvasses can finally be decently… Read more

  • 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

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