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Embracing Digital

Why not? Working in the digital medium is just as challenging and fun as traditional. There is of course the drawback of not getting the tactile feedback when working but the benefits will make up for that. The learning process, … Continue reading

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Not much of a winter here yet…

Still I better at least be sketching  waiting for some real snowlandscape. For really good and inspiring lanscapepaintings check out Stapleton Kearns ! He also provides the BEST advice out there for any budding artist at his blog. A good … Continue reading

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Crude but attitude

I  just picked up the red, black and white chalks, and started drawing again. I love this girls attitude… and her voice I suppose I better paint her in oils too. (Got to remember not to have those long brakes … Continue reading

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Croquis – sketching with the non-dominant hand

I thought I would share some of the non-dominant hand croquis sketches. I am still not sure what is going on and why the resulting sketches turn out so surprisingly good in terms of eye-hand coordination. I did notice that … Continue reading

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Croquis – what to draw with?

I have tested an oil based pencil to see how it suits me when drawing croquis.It turns out to work fairly well. I can draw very light lines as well as press down hard for accents. Since it is oil … Continue reading

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Croquis – First impressions

I have heard so many positive opinions about attending life drawing or croquis as we call it. I finally got the opportunity and it was in many ways challenging. I went for chalk to draw with and a blending stump … Continue reading

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Why so quite?

M´m bmsm! Cmtch mmm lmtmr.

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Alla seconda (?)

What do you call an alla prima session that drags on to the next day? I thought that technique could be named ”alla seconda”, it has a nice ring to it.  There is some complications there linguistically and semantically, I … Continue reading

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Sharp and focused

It is a very interesting subject matter, dogs, with endless variation of appearence and expression. Man’s oldest friend

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Bastian – Västgötaspets

This guy, Bastian, is a Västgötaspets.  Västgötaspets is a very old swedish breed of dogs. The Vikings got help with herding cattle from this guys ancestors. We love him and he loves us right back!

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