More play, crayons, color pencils, charcoal, cold wax media on paper. First stage of new paintings on the table.

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EXPLORING WHAT THE PREVIOUS WORK OFFERS OF INTEREST, and some critters emerged during the process!

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NEW STUDIO!

STUDIO SPACEAfter a few hectic days, I am now about to declare my brand new (and first ever) studio for open! Ever since I joined Pamela Caughey‘s first class and life changing course and free tutorials and became a part of the incredible creative and including Facebook-group of painters which was included in the course, I…

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Monochromatic series Exploring the play stages

This stage is about searching, finding, trying and failing, covering, discovering, taking risks and finding a path forward for each one of the paintings. In all respects this is a exciting part of the process, to be honest actually a bit nerve wrecking too. Probably because tons of possibilities require tons of decisions to be…

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My goodness, the bird had a body too!

This was a surprise, I was going to separate these four to easier finish them one by one. But there it sat, the big old birds head with his eyes peaking into one of the paintings suddenly had a body as well, stretching over two more paintings. This is kind of mysterious because I absolutely…

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BLACK&WHITE VALUE STUDIES again =)

Nothing is like the feeling of a new painting just started. The odor of the paint, the new sheet of paper, carefully taped to the surface and the favorite tools ready by the palette. Oh yes, I am addicted to cold wax and oil, and I love it!

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There are some trees in the yellow

Under arbeid, oktober 2018. Mixed media, voks og oljemaling på lerretsplate av Merete Hov Work under progress, October 2018. Mixed media, cold wax and oil paint on cardboard by Merete Hov

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Experiments in yellow

Under arbeid, oktober 2018. Mixed media, voks og oljemaling på lerretsplate av Merete Hov Work under progress, October 2018. Mixed media, cold wax and oil painting on cardboard by Merete Hov.

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