Set of four still in progress

More exploring, third round.I wondered what it was I wanted to express in this series, and found that I want glow, but not burning glow, instead a subtle muted glow with some more clear pops of it here and there. So, today I really went crazy and sanded down before glazing the entire surface with…

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Set of four still under progress, exploring, taking risks, experimenting.

Explore second round.Today I started the process of pushing these towards a higher key. I am very satisfied with the colors, texture and complexity in the underpainting now, so my next move is to try to simplify and to lighten this series. Comments are very appreciated =)

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Set of four under progress

Exploring and playing! Here is the set of four that I posted yesterday, somewhat darker in values. I didn’t plan them to look like this, all I wanted was to have more dark gems to play with before going higher key again. All paintings will be high key in the end, is the plan…

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PLAY STAGE set of 4 panels started up today

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“HAVING A BALL” work under progress

Clarifying, editing, checking values, checking shapes, colors, marks and pops of saturation. This painting has gone through some total transformations, it really is strange, I started a series of 7 landscapes a while ago, but as I’ve been working with glazing and sanding and glazing again to get depths and light into my work, it…

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EXPLORING painting under progress

GOING HIGH KEY AND GOING ABSTRACT, WHICH I HAVE BEEN MISSING A LOT Exploring, I mean really exploring this time. I decided in a blink of a second that I wanted to go high key, it has been many mid-tone and darker landscapes lately, I wanted to go light and I wanted to go abstract!…

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“IN THE LOOP” work under progress

Just had to loosen up a bit today, so here is an explore stage painting, done on top of numerous play stages, and in a hurry because it was starting to rain Working title is: “IN THE LOOP”, acrylic on panel

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“Somewhere south would be nice” work under progress.

This painting is almost finished, I love to play with these rectilinear shapes, houses can be so much, they can contain so much and say so much about the builder and mean so much for the viewer. The next moves on this painting will be to keep the values in check, and to add some…

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Abstracted Landscape, work under progress

This painting is still in explore stage, which means that I am taking risks, taking drastic steps, trying out ideas, am scratching, applying, subtracting while wet. Then sanding, and more layers, more sanding, scratching and so forth. I find this stage to be the most challenging of them all, when the mind must be open…

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