Category Archives: Techniques

MAKING WOODCUTS IN TRINE’s GARDEN

Time flies when you’re having fun! I cannot imagine that a whole year has passed since this wonderful weekend making woodcuts in Trine’s garden in the artist colony at Ekely. Back to Ekely As some of you might remember, I … Continue reading

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PRINTMAKING AT EKELY – PART TWO

I recently had the opportunity to join a printmaking class at Ekely – Edvard Munch’s studio in Oslo where the famous artist lived and worked for 28 years. This was my second time working in the great master’s printmaking studio … 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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Croquis drawing at Studio U90

Every now and then I get up early to spend the weekend at Studio U90 with my talented fellow students from art school. This weekend we focused on croquis drawing. The method of croquis drawing means we try to make quick sketches of a … Continue reading

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