A colourful stroll

I usually try to paint as lifelike or real looking scenes as I can manage. This makes it hard to get the paintings looking just right, but when I do succeed in some form I just find it exhilarating. The pressure I put on myself to paint something good almost always ends up getting me…

Something good in something bad?

Today I made a trainwreck of a painting. I started out making a nice, calm, grassy mountain scape, and was very pleased with the way the painting was going. As confidence grew larger with each brush stroke, I decided to put in a nice, calm creek in the bottom of the painting. Just to finish…

My first acrylic painting

There's been a lot of "firsts" lately, and my last session was therefore no exception. I've been thinking about it for a while, and finally decided to have a go at my very first acrylic painting. I've been getting a lot of acrylic paint as gifts over the years, and recently bought some additional colours…