fredag 23 september 2016

Apple Abstraction 26



When I do my best work, in my opinion, I am relaxed, having fun and am not overthinking what I am doing. This one wasn't planned and I painted it without any expectations. That is a great feeling.

torsdag 22 september 2016

Flower abstraction 170


SOLD

I did this one a while back when I explored my  "simplified and graphic flower design" concept. Having an expressive painting style, every painting is a process, a journey. Painting small can take that to an extreme where every brush stroke matter. I really like this one. The painting is both expressive and graphic.

tisdag 20 september 2016

Flower Abstraction 210



This is the 3rd and last flower abstraction painting I did with this color pallette. I really like the cool colors against those hits of yellow..

söndag 18 september 2016

Autumn Berry Abstraction 21



The fall/autumn is finally here and I can paint as many autumn berry paintings as I want, well I did jump start a little, got several to show over the next month  or so. The big difference from earlier is that I have continued with small sizes and had a lot of fun adjusting content with size and pushing the boundaries and going outside my comfort zone.

söndag 11 september 2016

Playful Tomato Abstraction 1



I did this one at a point when I knew that I had to mix things up, painting something new, but didn't know what I wanted to paint. I just went for it, had som fun with it. It is very direct and playful.

fredag 9 september 2016

Flower abstraction 212



This is one of those paintings that was different enough to make me wonder, but in the end, give me a lot of inspiration. It is not always that I am objective enough to see what paintings that will be future favorites or have an impact on which direction I will take my art.

onsdag 7 september 2016

Pine Cone Abstraction 9 (framed)





This is how the painting look with my rustic home-made frame. The frame and painting complemented each other very well. It has a modern nature feel to it. The painting is now on it's way to it's new owner.

måndag 5 september 2016

Autumn Berry Abstraction 20



It is funny how things works out. I didn't have any drive to paint and the only thing that interested me and worked were my flower abstractions. I just went for it one day, didn't think at all and I did this one, the first in a row of autumn berries paintings. I have also done paintings with apples, tomatoes etc. A real change of pace.

lördag 3 september 2016

Flower Abstraction 200



White flowers are a challenge for me. Using outlines doesn't work in my favor, but when it works, it puts a smile on my face and give me such great energy.

onsdag 31 augusti 2016

Flower Abstraction 215



I'm not sure if it is because I have been painting a lot this summer and having a lot to do in our garden, harvesting berries, making jam/marmalade and so on, but right now I am content painting these small paintings, with focus on shapes and color.

lördag 27 augusti 2016

Pine Cone Abstraction 9

 
SOLD

It is 3 years ago since I played around with pine cones. I think it is time for a  2nd time around. I want to stay with the small format, play around and have fun with it. This is my first attempt and I think it is a good starting point.

onsdag 24 augusti 2016

Apples and pears 10


This is a composition that I have done before, but not as small as this. When it comes to subjects or compositions I have two criteria. I don't want to repeat what other artist do and I want to "ad something new to the conversation". To paint something, I have to believe/feel that I can at-least accomplish on of those. Painting fruit is a common subject and I often get stuck because I don't think it is fun or unique enough. I have done a few that I probably won't post, but this one I like.

söndag 21 augusti 2016

bird's Nest Abstraction 63



This is my first small duo bird nest painting and I think it worked out very well. The amount of detail all depend on how a painting progress and in this case I loved the simplicity and decided to not go further with it. I think that was the right decision.

torsdag 18 augusti 2016

Flower Abstraction 192



This is a flower abstraction based or inspired by a sunflower. When I think of sunflowers, I think of one of my favorite painters, Vincent Van Gogh. I am sure I am not the only one getting that connection.