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Isle of Skye – Part II.

In a blog one post comes right after another, but in real life things just get a bit mixed up. Like two different kinds of paint that pool up and suddenly give you the effect you were not expecting. Though... Continue Reading →

Bleeding smoke

I’ve used my watercolor brush pens a lot. But I've used them primarily as markers until now. I would apply some water here and there, but very rarely. So when I decided to use it in a watercolor painting I... Continue Reading →

Starting an art course

I am a self-taught artist. I did not go to art college, did not attend any art courses to date. I just figured out things for myself. Mostly the hard way. However, I always had this yearning to learn more,... Continue Reading →

Family portrait

Looking at my work I realize that everything seems is quite serious and formal. My paintings, my drawings are all proper. The only place I go out of that comfort zone (?) and let out my humor is in real... Continue Reading →

Porto on my mind

As I look out the window dark clouds are gathering over the pristine sky. The weatherman says fall is here and heavy rains are imminent. And yet I don't want to let go of the bright sun, the long, warm... Continue Reading →

Seasons greetings and a bear hug

Last Christmas was the first in many years when we sent greeting cards to our friends and family. It was a mixture of the postal service not working properly, me taking an offense at them and generally being too stubborn... Continue Reading →

Beets me!

I admit, last year I went a teeeny bit crazy with my love for pumpkin. In case you missed it here is the post. (But then don't tell me I didn't warn you!) I blame it on .... oh jeez,... Continue Reading →

A quay in watercolor

I have never studied art, painting or drawing. Everything I do I learned on my own by either experimenting, through books or the good ol' internet. I'm a classic self-taught artist, if you will. So there are tons of new... Continue Reading →

A guarded whisper

I don't know about you, but when I look at an artwork that depicts people I always have this eerie feeling that the person in the painting will come to life. I have this vision of the figure turning around,... Continue Reading →

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