Exhibiting Art in Las Palmas

This weekend I am exhibiting a monotype in Las Palmas at Gran Canaria Art Gallery together with several other artists. It is such an honour to be invited to display my art at this joint summer exhibition. 22nd of july to 29th of july. I have finally reached one of my lifegoals to become an... Continue Reading →

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"Painting everyday all day" "Måla hela dan varje dag" (Swedish) The background music is #Kleerup "Hela dan varje dag"

Best cure for creative block: Kids

Last week my cousine, her kids and I went to an open recykling workshop at our local cultural centre "Kulturmagasinet". And let me tell you my creativity has been at a low point for quite some time now but playing with kids and just letting go of all the preassure of creating professionally, sure did... Continue Reading →

Inside the mind of a painter series: Flow

How do one start experiencing flow? I recently listened to a lecture about the book  "Flow: the psychology of optimal experience " By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. They talked about how you experience flow when you do something thats enough challenging for the brain to make an effort but not stressfull on you. Time just flyes by... Continue Reading →

Ocean colors

This weekend has been wonderful. All the colors by the ocean really inspires me as usual. The deep red, blues and sandy beige. The ocean air in my lungs, the sun kissing my skin and the trees comfort surrounding me. The weather has been phenomenal. It usually isn't in northern Sweden, we are located as... Continue Reading →

Inside the mind of a Painter series: Fear

The biggest obstacle in life is fear. Especially for artists in their art career. We are often very careful creatures, sensitive and riskaverse. I'm afraid to fail and I'm afraid to succeed. The fear of change is something everybody feels I think. Even when the change is good. Humans are creatures of habits. But in... Continue Reading →

Back with Oilcolors

I started painting with oilcolors again. It feels really great. Lately I've mostly been focused on my Illustrations. But there is a certain feel to oilcolors. The fact that you are standing by an easel sharpens you up a bit. And I love the new arches oil colour papers I bought in the Us. There... Continue Reading →

European painter in the US

I have traveled to Auburn, Maine for some inspiration and to take care of my lovely family here. So far its been really sunny most days and my paintings are starting to flow. I have been in a rut this summer since I completely exhausted myselfe after the charity auction for the homeless and the... Continue Reading →

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