Santa Monica, California

Back in 2014 we spent about four weeks traveling in the US. First we spent two weeks driving through California, Nevada and Arizona. Then we took a flight to New York, and spent about two weeks there. One of the first places we visited was Los Angeles. I guess we couldn't avoid the turist trap…

A british pub, or perhaps a church?

This is a watercolour painting of what I guess is a church, even though I was searching for some pubs to paint on the internet.. 🙂 It's ok, but - as always - I want to paint in a looser style than this (!) How can it be so hard being less detailed?? 🙂 Anyway,…

Levanger harbour

It was time for a visit back to watercolour painting, so I spent an hour or so the other night painting a scene inspired by the Levanger harbour (the city where I live). The painting does not do the real scenery justice, but it was nice to get back to the medium again. This is…

A Curious Bear

I've never drawn a bear before. Despite their massive posture, there just don't seem to be a lot of features behind that big fur. I found a bear in one of my tutorial drawing books, though, and decided to have a go at it. This is how it looked: Considered this is my very first…

A windmill in Copenhagen

If you google "A windmill in Copenhagen" this is the windmill that pops up. I took this photo during a trip to Copenhagen back in 2014. The windmill is located in an area callet "Kastellet" (The Citadel), which is one of the best preserved fortresses in Northern Europe. The windmill was built in 1847 to…

Even more faces!

I'm not very good at drawing faces, but I think I'm getting better step by step. Ironically I find that the best faces are the ones where I use less time and less carefull strokes. These are two drawings I made while watching tv, not thinking too much about how they would turn out in…