Category Archives: Reflections

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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NEW BEGINNINGS

Sometimes working in the art studio really sucks. There are days where nothing goes as planned, paintings that never turn out the way you want them to no matter how hard you work. Sometimes art resembles the struggle of life … 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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The art of living and painting

Everyday life is quite busy. Quite time consuming, actually. There are bills to pay, meals, clothes, phone calls and floors to scrub. We face blue Mondays, early mornings, sickness, crowded buses, busy days, boring meetings, rainy afternoons and late evenings. … Continue reading

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Twitter Art Exhibit UK supporting Molly Olly’s Wishes

Being an artist has many advantages. One of them is preparing for exhibitions. I really enjoyed working on my entry for the Twitter Art Exhibit UK (TAE17 UK) supporting Molly Olly’s Wishes in Stratford upon Avon, UK 1-19 April 2017. Sometimes art … 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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Family first – Life has it’s own plan

I sure was hoping to paint a lot this summer, but sometimes life has it’s own plan. This summer our family took on a new mission; sweet Mr Kitten arrived and we immediately fell in love with this charming little … Continue reading

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Summertime Fine

When I paint I feel fine, summertime fine – quite playful and happy acutally – like back in the days when the sky was always blue and we had strawberries for breakfast and spent the entire summer swimming, walking the … Continue reading

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Capturing the soul

As a social anthropologist I’m interested in people from different cultures and what happens in meetings between people; the interesting thing is who we are when intaracting with others. Art intervenes in human life through portrayals that give insight into the … Continue reading

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Happy & Creative New year!

I plan for a happy and Creative Year of 2016 beacause not everything turn out as planned last year, so my summer holiday project is still unfinished – but on the other hand: I have buckets of motivation waiting to … 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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Strawberry fields forever – My art studio

There are many advantages in being a painter; like having strawberries for brunch and painting whenever you feel like! There are a few disadvantages as well; like being broke and sometimes you might feel a bit lonesome in your studio. … 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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