Puffins

My grandmother loves puffins. The island where my grandparents live, Runde in Western Norway, is famous for being one of their main nesting sites in the country. Having visited the island a lot through my childhood, the puffins has a special place in my heart as well. Not because of my interest in birds. But…

Room for More

People who live out on small islands has always fascinated me. And it's quite a few who does it, here in Norway. Some have ferry connections to the mainland. Others need private boats to get there.   I like the thought of being cut off from the rest of the world like that. Not having…

Last Stop – Letting the Pen Out

I've been missing my sketching sessions a lot lately. I haven't found room for them after redirecting my attention towards the coastal nature. My sketches has always involved busy streets or more urban features. But, if I want to have room for my sketching again, I simply need to make one. So I thought about…

Searching the Sea

It's fascinating watching the coastal birds surveilling the sea. Flying close to it's surface. Sometimes moving simultaneously with the waves. Waiting. Watching. Then striking. Just a second with it's feet below water. Then heading straight towards the cliffs to devour the meal. Not enjoying the wonderful view. But being a part of it.

Threshold – A Digital Exploration

When I take a photo of a painting I've made, I use photoshop to edit it. It usually needs cropping. And quite often both light and colour needs to be strengthened to resemble the actual painting. One day while doing this, I accidentally clicked on an effect called threshold. This is an effect that makes…

The Lighthouse

This lighthouse ended up looking a bit more futuristic than planned. Almost a bit Star Wars-ee. Like it's R2D2 standing there on the rock, guiding the ships safely through the area. I do like how it turned out, though. There is something about lighthouses which really fascinates me. How they've been placed there in the…