Pastel paintings

Misty window

Weather, creating fog on the window may not belong to the favorites, but the mist often create beautiful patterns on the windows. When the sun once again appears, windows can look like shimmering paintings. I tried using colored paper and light pastels to paint fog on the window. The result you see here. Väder, som… Continue reading Misty window

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Trosa paintings/Trosamåleri

Julaftons fyr Trosa archipelago

  Our most photographed object in Trosa archipelago. A lighthouse-place we call "Julafton" wich is X-mas eve in english. The legend tells that shipwrecked were nearby and got rescued, one Christmas eve and since then, the lighthouse is called Julafton (Christmas eve). In this painting it is winter as you can see 😉 Anna

Pastel paintings

City edge/Stadkant

    City edge in pastels on colored paper. I call the painting "stadkant" in swedish, which in english means selvedge. But in swedish it can also mean city edge. This painting is not so difficult to achieve. Find a colored paper, some pastel crayons, and start drawing squares in different colors. Then, you do… Continue reading City edge/Stadkant

amigurumis, What ever

Amigurumi me :)

I have two more amigurumis artist to show you. Two local artists from Trosa. Both members of the paintergroup Rosa Hinken (Pink Bucket). One of them is Johan Hoflund. The other one, myself 😀 That's the closest a selfportrait you're gonna get from me. Have a nice day, evening or night, where ever you are… Continue reading Amigurumi me 🙂

Time hunting, What ever

Killing time/slå ihjäl tid

Killing time is not what I do these days. Instead I fill the time with lots to do with a tight deadline. Hopefully I soon get more time for read blogs and post on my own blog. Jag sysslar just nu med motsatsen till att slå ihjäl tid. Jag fyller istället tiden med massor att… Continue reading Killing time/slå ihjäl tid

Trafic signs/Trafikskyltar i fantasin, What ever

Don’t start your week like this!

    Take it slow, like the snails 😉     Anna

Trosa paintings/Trosamåleri

Tureholm castle, Trosa Sweden

Tureholm slott (sold) Historic yellow building in Trosa Sweden. Tureholm Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tureholm_Castle

Time hunting

Measure time/Mäta tid

To measure time. Can we actually measure time? Here I have drawn an hourglass, which will be measured. So it is possible to measure time 🙂 Att mäta tid. Kan vi egentligen mäta tid? Här har jag ritat ett timglas, som blir mätt. Så visst går det att mäta tid 🙂 Anna   

Pastel paintings

Colorful light/färgade ljus

Here's some pastel paintings which in I have used one color scale at the time. Bluelight I began with, then moved on to red light, yellow light and finally green light. The blue light kind of refers to sirens, the red, yellow and green light to trafficlights. Här kommer prov på pastellövningar där jag koncentrerat… Continue reading Colorful light/färgade ljus

Pastel paintings, What ever

Something borrowed, part 5

Again, a picture I interpret in my own way. Another painter friends painting motive that I've borrowed. A sharp eyed person can see a link between all borrowed motives this far in the posts "something borrowed..." I let you know the answer in next post, that's the last in the theme Something borrowed. Näst sista… Continue reading Something borrowed, part 5

Pastel paintings, What ever

Something borrowed, part 4

Another painting where I borrowed the motive from a painter friend. It is really fun to interpreting other paintings in my own way. You should try it! Let me know if you do that and wanna share the result with the readers. Ännu en målning där jag tolkat motivet från en målarkompis tavla. Pröva själv… Continue reading Something borrowed, part 4

Pastel paintings, What ever

Something borrowed, part 2

In previous post I told you about how to paint a "cover" on someone elses painting. Here's another borrowed motive from a painter friend of mine. I förra inlägget berättade jag om hur man kan göra en "cover" på andras målningar som en minnesövning eller som bot på idetorka till exempel. Här kan ni se… Continue reading Something borrowed, part 2

Pastel paintings, What ever

Something borrowed, part 1

It started as a thought, that turned into a test-painting, then it escalated in several paintings. I did a "cover" on a painting a friend of mine did and discovered how fun it was to interpret other painters paintings in my own way. Not to copy them, just lend the motive and the paint it in… Continue reading Something borrowed, part 1

Trosa paintings/Trosamåleri

Outside my window a winter day

But I'm very happy that the snow is gone now 🙂 Anna

Trosa paintings/Trosamåleri

You wont believe it…

...but I have one more painting of the bridge I going on and on, about 😉 It is a small bridge that leads to a little island, where a few hundred people live. In the 1950s I think it was, there was no bridge. People back then, took the rowing boats to their island destination.… Continue reading You wont believe it…