Learning to draw

I haven't been posting for a week or so, simply because I'm using a lot of time trying to get better at drawing. I really want to develop my drawing skills, as I think this'll help me a lot with future painting projects. I've realized that if I want to move forward in painting, I…

A broken boat in Koh Mak, Thailand

Traveling in Thailand a few years ago, we stayed for a week at the (somewhat) secluded island of Koh Mak. Rolling around on our rental scooters, we stopped by a narrow path through some withered grass. After following it for some minutes, down a small hill, we came down to the sea and some pretty…

New name: placidpainting.com

Hi, everyone! (I guess I can say that now, as I after two and a half years actually have some followers (Wuhuu!)) 🙂 I recently posted my 100th post on paintprojectblog.com, which was a pretty huge deal for me. I've been spending a lot of time getting this site up and running, and I finally…

The 100th post

Time flies. I was actually quite surprised when I published my recent post, and saw that the total tally actually had reached 99. It feels like a while, but it doesn't feel like it's been three whole years since I went to the mall, kind of on a whim, and bought my very first painting…

Just a cow being a cow

I haven't painted or drawn a lot of animals through the years, which makes me feel very insecure about adding them into the stuff I make. When I've tried to draw them, they end up just like they did in kindergarten with screwed up proportions and way to skinny legs. So to get some practice…

An attempt on making some comics

I've always been a big fan of comic books. It started out with buying all the Donald Duck-magazines I could find as a kid (with my parents money), which soon expanded to new comics like The Fantom, Calvin and Hobbes and some local favourites as well. I actually feel a bit embarrassed about it, but…