The process

After a bad series of paintings lately, I feel that i´m finally back on track in the sense of seeing some improvement. I have often, recently, regretted not taking pictures during the process though, because I often feel that the paintings looked better before I did the last finishing touches to them. It would then…

Back to basics

After throwing several of my recent paintings straight in the garbage, being so bad that I actually got depressed looking at them, I finally made a painting worth showing people. It´s not a perfect painting, but in contrast with my recent tries, I´m really happy with it. I used a fair amount of time on…

Total failure

After starting up painting again, being back from a longer vacation, I felt that my first painting ended up pretty decent (ref. last post). The second try however, must be one of the greatest collisions of color and smudging of paint I have ever made. The idea was to make a sunset (finger)painting, with nice,…

Back in business

After a seven week long vacation, with no painting included at all, I was a little worried that I might have forgotten how to paint anything at all. So after a few days back home I picked up the brushes, and had a go at it. After watching a tutorial on youtube about making waterfalls,…

Drawing + painting = ?

In an attempt to improve my painting skills, I recently took up drawing after buying a book on vacation in Bangkok about street sketching. After giving it a few tries, i really enjoyed the concept of drawing people or things in front of you. For instance, as a general practice, I tried to draw the…

Finger painting

So I guess my first real post on this blog will be about using your fingers instead of a brush when doing oil paintings. After a lot of video tutorials on Youtube, learning different techniques, I got the idea of trying to apply the paint on the canvas using just my own hands. And as…

First post! Welcome!

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