”Good Ground”

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”Good ground” 1500 SEK 70 x 50 cm, oil on canvas . View pictures below for size reference. Left image is the underpainting/grisaille) This is also inspired by a scene from Listers Huvud national park.

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”Overpowering Light”

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Overpowering Light

“Overpowering Light” 3000 SEK, 100 x 80 cm, Oil on acrylic grisaille

Lägger upp de sista nu som blev färdiga för någon vecka sedan, men jag hann inte blogga dom för vi reste bort en sväng :) Se bild nedan för storleksuppfattning. Denna är från Listers Huvud, precis som de andra skogsmålningarna.

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”Evening Cathedral”

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”Kvällskatedral” Oil over acrylic grisaille, on canvas, 60 x 80 cm, Sunbeams from Listers Huvud (Similar painting can be commissioned)

So, at last, we finally ventured to Listers Huvud, our entire family of three kids, my husband and I carrying a little girl each in baby carriers, through the forest, downhill, and then aaaall the way back again. This wonderful setting sun greeted us on our way back uphill. I took more than 800 photos, hehe…

It became obvoius to me that my notorious painting in the last few years  has really made an impact on the way I use my camera. I’m very much aware of lighting and composition, in a way that I was never before. So I don’t have to do much cropping before painting from these wonderful shots from our large, lokal beech forest. It was so wonderful (in this month of may) I felt like I was walking in a rainforest. So many sounds of birds, creaking trees and fresh spring leaves in the wind. Simply amazing.

More of these paintings are coming… for sure.

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Springtime Charcoal Fusion; ”Apples on the way” :)

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Right now we have four fruit trees in our garden that are full of wonderful blossoms. Three apple trees and one pear tree. I don’t even need to tell you how beautiful they are! I had to paint a few <3

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”Apples on the way” 2000 SEK ,

Charcoal, acrylic, oil 60 x 80 cm, on canvas (gallery wrap)

I did an experiment this time. When I view pictures of processes with my oil paintings, I always love the charcoal sketch stage, but then it disappears, never to be seen again… and it’s kind of sad! So I decided to let part of a painting remain in the sketch stage, and only take a part of it all the way to a finished flemish style oil painting. I think it turned out quite interesting :)

Don’t worry about the charcoal drawing smearing, it’s covered in clear acrylic binder :)

”Faithful”

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~And I saw heaven opened, and behold d a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True~

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”Faithful”, Acrylic & Oil on canvas board, 54 x 45 cm

Painted it this night, so suitable subject this morning ;) Even though actually I always paint at night… My children have made me super effective… Children are never a hinder, they just make everything super… interesting.

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Sunny Peaches

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Half of it was painted in the very first days I started to paint with oils, two years ago. It is one of my first paintings, perhaps my fifth or so – the largest of the first ones, at about 40×50 cm (15.7″ x 19.7″). I have waited for two years for the inspiration to finish it. Eventually I lost the reference photo… but yesterday I found it in a dusty corner of our old computer, and suddenly it happened… Now I really wonder what took so long.

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