Category Archives: Work in progress

My 30 day project

HURRAY! The 100-day project went as clockwork (January 1-April 10). The plan worked out and I kickstarted 2019 with 100 creative sessions in a row. Every single day, all week I worked in my studio. After 100 days of creative … Continue reading

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Painting with Peter

Artists need inspiration. I have long been fascinated by Peter Esdaile’s enigmatic image world. His magic characters move in a slightly surreal, colorful and mysterious world. The image composition lets the eyes wander over large canvases and Peter’s many layers … Continue reading

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Painting High and Low

This year’s summer project was great fun! Lately I’ve been working on some quite big canvases. There have been canvases on the floor and canvases on the wall. I’ve been painting high and low. My big hot summerproject Oslo had … 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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Young Art Cat in the making

I am thrilled to announce young Mr M – my brand new art cat in the making. He seems to be picking it up real fast, and I have high hopes he will bring some nice contributions into my studio. … 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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Parallell projects – Trust the process

Artists have different ways of working. Some plan and reflect on possible themes and ideas, start sketching, paint small pics and then go for the big ones. Others start and finish one painting, before producing a new one. One painting … 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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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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Painting with U90 colleagues

Last weekend I had a great time painting with my colleagues at Studio U90. I simply love the possibility to work side by side with my previous classmates; and have time to watch, learn, encourage and coach each other a … Continue reading

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Preparing for Art Exhibition – part 1

I simply love the process of preparing for an art exhibition. This spring I will take part in U90’s group exhibition at Dalype gallery in Oslo 7.-13. May. This years exhibition will show pictures from 9 talented artists with quite … 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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