Category Archives: Creativity

TWITTER ART EXHIBIT SCOTLAND

Through art we can change the world! This is the third year I take part in global Twitter Art Exhibit (#TAE) by donating a mini piece of original art especially made for this global event. This year’s Twitter Art Exhibit … Continue reading

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My 100 Day Art Project

Sadly, there is no quick fix to being an artist. You need a bit of talent, ability and willingness to learn, perseverance and time to work hard. Like any other superpower it takes years of practice to find your unique … Continue reading

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TWITTER ART EXHIBIT AUSTRALIA

Being an artist has a few advantages; I must admit I really enjoyed working on my entry for the INTERNATIONAL TWITTER ART EXHIBIT. This year, #TAE18 will be supporting Australian charity Pegasus Riding for the Disabled of the ACT Inc. … Continue reading

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TRUST THE PROCESS

The month of January always gives me a creative kick. This year is now exception. After weeks of darkness and cold weather, the sun is back and amounts of white snow makes nature look amazingly light and beautiful. Mother Nature … Continue reading

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Refresh your home with original art!

Let’s face it, many artist doesn’t sell all their art works at exhibitions. It’s hard enough to find a gallery that doesn’t rip you off, right? So what can you do when canvases are piling up in your studio? Let … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday project

I love my new day job, but I sure have missed painting these past few months! I’ve had this yellow form in my head for some weeks, this is my first attempt to catch the idea on paper. As I started … Continue reading

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Summer workshop in Vigelandsparken

As I sat sketching in the Vigeland Sculpture Park on a beautiful early summer day, I gradually started to feel a bit like Edvard Munch. After a few hours of rapid charcoal sketches we went back to the studio to … Continue reading

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Printmaking at Ekely

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to spend Saturday making prints at Edvard Munchs Studio at Ekely, Oslo. I must admit, it felt pretty cool entering the great master’s printmaking studio. I am definately living my dream! Edvard … Continue reading

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My pics at the U90 art exhibition

Mounting an art exhibition is great fun, but it can also be a bit tricky like when you have 9 artists with quite different styles. How do you balance one picture against another and how do we make the walls … Continue reading

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Opening Night – the U90 art exhibition

Thank you everyone for sharing the magic of the opening night with us. So happy to see you all! Now you know what we have been up to in the painting studio.   Magic opening night Thank you for your the … Continue reading

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Invitation for U90 art exhibition

Some of you may have noticed the successful social media campaign for the U90 exhibition. We truly hope that updates on our facebook event will help you to show up to share the magic moment with us! Invitation for art … Continue reading

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Trust the process

A year ago we booked a gallery for this year’s U90 art exhibition and together we set out on a journey towards fame and fortune. Preparing for art exhibition – part 3 With only two weeks to go before the … Continue reading

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The problem of storing your art works

The other day I was talking about advantages with being an artist, and how to deal with disadvantages. For inspired, bold and productive people like me one problem is to store all the work; there are huge amounts of paper … Continue reading

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Artistic promotions

U90 is a group of talented artists who met in art school. Part of the creative team process is to inspire each other, to look for new artistic landscapes and techniques, and to find motivation when things are getting complicated … Continue reading

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Painter’s palette

Artists often have a favorite palette. This classic wooden palette originally belongs to my husband and is mainly colored with beautiful shades of blue oil paint. Since I use acrylics that dries quickly, I have to work fast and often prefer … Continue reading

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Inside – Outside. Stay weird, stay different!

When I work I often contemplate special themes that has occurred in my life, or issues I have stumbled upon, hoping to glimpse some kind of understanding. The Inside – Outside theme is a favorite of mine, because I believe … Continue reading

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So why do I paint? Hvorfor maler jeg?

I am a visually oriented person, I think and memorize in mental images, and I often find it hard to explain, or translate the content of the images residing in my head to spoken language or writing. They say a … Continue reading

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Join my Norwegian world of visual arts!

So happy to see you here! Welcome to my Norwegian world of visual arts and my brand new blog! I collect moments of joy and have a strong passion for painting, hiking and photographing. I plan to publish parts of my working … Continue reading

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