Tag Archives: painting

Experimental Portraits | Time-lapse Video

Make action a habit. Don’t wait until things are just right. There is never a perfect time to begin. There is only now. Expect that things will be difficult. Know that there will be setbacks. Remember how strong you are. … Continue reading

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Painting a lot of Hearts | Time-lapse video

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. Paramahansa Yogananda All through February I have been painting colorful hearts in my little notebook. I could … Continue reading

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Creating in January | Time-lapse painting video

I captured all the 31 first pages of January on video, so that you can take part of the creative process (in a rather rushed time-lapse way)! I’m really excited to share it with you today. I have shared just … Continue reading

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Do it Yourself Postcards

Do it Yourself Postcards are my kind of Mail Art, a postcard that you create yourself. And I’m not alone in loving this form of expression. Loads of people have signed up for the DIY Postcard Swap this spring, and … Continue reading

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Princess Postcards | Be You, Be Happy, Be Awesome

Today I’ve got four Princess Postcards to share, painted in the series of Happy Girl Postcards. All my Painted Postcards are finished, but I’m sharing just the princess ones today. I would love to know which of these you like … Continue reading

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Painted circles ad infinitum

I have painted circles, because I love circles. Love them! Well, I do love polka dots, spheres, and most any roundish pattern I find (or make), as you might know. And painted circles can be done in a couple of … Continue reading

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Personalizing a Watercolor Box

Watercolors are commonly stored in a boring looking black metall box bought in the store…But does it need to be so… black? …so boring? …so store bought looking? I say: nay! Let’s personalize it and make it more fun! When … Continue reading

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Illustrating Christmas

I have been illustrating Christmas in two recent paintings. They are not elaborate in style or detail, or even very thought through, but they’re my try at doing some kind of “design”, illustrating the season of Christmas in my own … Continue reading

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Everyday is a good day when you paint | Inspiration en masse

I love to inspire you guys to be more creative in your everyday life, but since I haven’t had the energy or time to write posts myself lately (and now I’ve got a horrible cold this week) I will post … Continue reading

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Awesome Supplies | Go Create Gouache

I got a kit of gouache paint tubes from a friend. It’s my first try with gouaches since school, and it’s always fun to explore new paints. Gouache is similar to watercolors, but my watercolors are not in tubes, and … Continue reading

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