Clarifying, finding my gems

So, here is one of my orange series, I have slowly started to get some sense out of them. My original plan was to fill them with glow and textures and smaller details of all sorts, obtained by glazing and sanding over and over again. That part I feel is now thoroughly done! Now comes…

Read More

Clarifying, final touches

This is one more of my paintings in the “Memory Fragments” series. After many many rounds of glazing, sanding and glazing again, I finally begin for feel that this one is close to finished, just a few tweaks here and there before it is ready for the frame 😊

Read More

Exploration continues, work in progress

Exploring, pushing the latest set of four high key paintings, playing with whites over dark glowing reds, and sanding, and pushing, and sanding… to be continued 😉

Read More

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…

Read More

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 =)

Read More

“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

Read More

“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…

Read More

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…

Read More

MEMORY FRAGMENTS II finished

Acrylics, mixed media and collage on cradled panel. Size 38 x 47 x 5 cm

Read More