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“Citizen of Glass” – Forest Portrait Complete!

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017 in Finished Work, Leaving Time, Oil Painting | 0 comments

“Citizen of Glass” – Forest Portrait Complete!

Hey guys! The year is ending, 2017 is fading away and I lay the final paint strokes onto my newest painting “Citizen of Glass” ^_^ Feels really good having this, and 3 other paintings done in the Leaving Time series before the year has ended. I am really pleased I was able to accomplish so much considering I have a toddler running around!!     So, a little about this painting. I thought about this concept before I had moved up here to Västra Götaland… I knew we were going to be moving soon and it meant a lot of things to me. The end of so many stories, memories,...

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“The Ties That Bind” – New Painting Complete!

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Finished Work, Leaving Time, Oil Painting | 2 comments

“The Ties That Bind” – New Painting Complete!

Hello hello! So happy to be here writing this post, after all the crazy that has been going on around here. As many of you know – I moved! I am now up in Västra Götaland instead of way down south in Skåne…which will be reflected a lot in my latest work. Today I am done with my 2nd painting in the “Leaving Time” collection called “The Ties That Bind”. It took me awhile to finish her, since she was literally still wet when I packed her up to move here and didn’t have a studio for several weeks :O So, celebrating tonight her completion!     I...

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“Eclipse” – New Painting Complete!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Finished Work, Leaving Time, Oil Painting | 2 comments

“Eclipse” – New Painting Complete!

Hey guys! Today, a few days after the solar eclipse, I am very happy to be posting my newest painting. This piece is the first in a series I am working on called “Leaving Time”. No, this series isn’t connected to a gallery show, it is a series of paintings I have been wanting to create for some time. I felt giving it a name and a cohesive theme would help give me the focus to bring them to life. So, without further ado here is my painting “Eclipse”.     Originally this painting was only meant to have 2 figures, the light and the dark. It would appear...

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Divine Feminine – Goddess Painting Complete!

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Finished Work, Oil Painting | 4 comments

Divine Feminine – Goddess Painting Complete!

Hi Friends! It’s been awhile I know. I am trying to catch up on all the blog posts, as well as all the art I want to get done this summer. It has been a crazy year being at school, with very little free time to pursue my own projects. But, since this past winter I have been slowly working away on this painting “Divine Feminine”, which was actually originally inspired by female activism. As a mother, as a woman, as a spiritual being – I was called to create this piece.     This is a large detailed oil painting which has a lot of symbolism entwined into it. I...

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Going to an Art Academy – My Experience

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 in Opinion, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Hey guys – as many of you know in January I started at the Swedish Academy of Realist Art. It is a private school located in the artistic Osterlen town of Simrishamn run by Hans-Peter Szameit and Sanna Tomac. I will admit, it was such a whirlwind getting accepted into the school only weeks before term started – I walked in on the first day a blank canvas, not sure what to expect.     So, I thought I would share with you my experience so far – going on 3 months at the school! I went in with prior artistic experience, I had been completely self taught but working...

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