7 Stages of a Mountain Range

After painting a lot of seascapes and water-based motives lately, I decided ut was time to enter the mountains. So I did some searching on the internet, and got inspired by this painting by Kevin Hill, called "The Lonely Barn". So for a start, I began by drawing in some outlines on the canvas. Next,…

A Basic Coastline

After buying a set of small canvases, I wanted to practice some more on my shorelines. After three hours, this is how it ended up: For the rocks I used a palette knife, painting in a base colour of ivory black and ultramarine blue, and some highlights using titanium white, umbra nature and yellow ochre. For…

Painting birch trees

After painting my first palette knife painting last week, I wanted to try the technique in a different setting. So I decided to paint some birch trees, using a mix of ivory black, titanium white, sap green, yellow ochre and burnt sienna. Basically by scraping in the colours of the trees in turn. This is…

First Palette knife painting

I have used palette knifes a lot lately. But mostly as a tool to scrape mountains onto the canvas, and try to put some snow on them. Primarily by using the Bob Ross-method, as shown in this Youtube-clip. As I was struggling with a mountain painting, I ending up painting over the whole canvas with…

Quiet beach

As winter is slowly emerging, I thought it nice to paint a summer painting. I wanted to use some light and bright colors, to create a positive mood. This is how it turned out: I`ve been struggling with rock formations earlier, but these ones I am quite pleased with. The sky and sea is also…