”Good Ground”


Good Ground (2)

”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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”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.