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Mixed Media Painted Postcards

Mixed Media Painted Postcards

The weather has been very Novembery around here lately. Swedish November is such a sad, sad thing. Yuck! Above no sun or even puffy clouds – only gray, foggy sky all month… The air is damp, the bike is damp, and it gets dark around 4 o’clock in the afternoon. Very dark. So I feel […]

Do it Yourself Postcards

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 I’m grateful that so many wants to join me in this endevour. I started creating […]

Painted circles ad infinitum

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 thousand different ways. There is no end to a circle, and I don’t imagine there […]

Personalizing a Watercolor Box

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 I got the idea to personalize my new, bigger waterclor box, I decided to bring […]

Illustrating Christmas

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 way. I follow a few illustrators on social media that has been filling my streams […]

Awesome Supplies | Go Create Gouache

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 the goaches are more dense and not as opaque. Related PostsIt’s getting cold outside Monochromatic […]