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In pursuit.....into the woods

I’m back to the woods, looking for the way in, trying to find a path that will yield something new. This week I drew closer to the subject, tried a limited palette with closer values and more simplification.  275 more words


Still life #10: Bell & Howell 8mm movie camera

This is a triptych of a Bell & Howell Zoomatic 8mm movie camera. It was first introduced in about 1960. I purchased this camera at a rummage sale with the intention of painting it. 251 more words

Holding the tension

I don’t know where I came across this phrase: “holding the tension,” but when I saw it I was in the middle of trying to figure out a title for my… 258 more words

Artmaking Process

Birch Forest Spring

One of the things I love most about living in Scandinavia is the strong contrast between seasons. But even from week to week, nature keeps changing drastically. 214 more words


Another Birch Forest

Autumn is in the air already. Berry picking and wall painting are on hold. Back to my watercolors and glue I’m making the most of rainy days: the spring version of my birch forest is almost done! 30 more words


A tale of three triptychs (part 2)

The second set of paintings was started soon after we returned from Florida in July 2014. It was exciting to have a clear directive for a painting while also having plenty of artistic and creative license in creating it. 51 more words


Oil Painting 2016

It has been some time since I have last painted. But luckily I’m finally getting back to it. This time around I’m experimenting with oil paint and a layered painting process. 23 more words

Mystical Creatures