Saturday, August 24, 2013

"Bird Formation"

Today is the 20th anniversary of the yearly bird art show "Fågelsträcket" (Bird Formation) at Falsterbo Art Gallery featuring works by 17 artists including watercolor painters Gunnar Tryggmo, Hans Larsson and Lars Fredholm.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Marsvinsholms slott

So we made a few excursions during the course week and found ourselves here at Marsvinsholms slott on the Thursday. Great surroundings and a nice cafe!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Kiss this one good bye

The chemical industry doesn’t need any more Nickel Dioxine, so Winsor & Newton is reformulating New Gamboge as a mixture of two other pigments and I think the other manufacturers will too. This leaves me with a broken heart because I insist on single pigments and because I have a tendency to develop personal relations with my colors. But life must go on and while pondering what to buy when I’ve finished the tube I have – What would you choose as the one yellow on your palette?

Wednesday, August 7, 2013


This is one of the paintings I made during the course. It's a view to the west from the beautiful harbor of Abbekås.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Landscapes course

I'm back from my landscapes course in Skurup. Thanks to a sun greeting from the yoga course we got to paint on location at the end of the week - the essence of landscape painting!