Monthly Archives: May 2011

Surfing in the studio

Let me make it very clear from the start: I am not a surfer! I have tried it (thought I could do it since I am a skier, have windsurfed and skateboarded as a teenager) and have been deeply humbled. … Continue reading

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Commissioned work

I am working on a piece of a mother and a baby. I am working from a black&white photo. It is always hard to paint profiles, maybe it is because there is no eye contact? It is also very hard … Continue reading

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Cardinal purple or Mummy brown

Caput Mortuum means “dead head” or “worthless remains”, which is kind of scary considering I have used the color to paint the head of a living person. Caput Mortuum is also known as “Cardinal purple” since it has been a … Continue reading

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Caput Mortuum

I am back in the studio. Not much happening in the bathroom, but everything is planned and stuff will start happening soon. In the meantime I am back at the easel. I am making a small painting of an interesting … Continue reading

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Biting the dust

I am back in the construction business. Renovating the bathroom at Villa Holsby Yesterday I removed a 20 cm layer of of concrete and stones and stuff. It was like being an archeologist – I found some plumbing in the … Continue reading

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Stoke Boards with friends at Makeriet in Malmö

Last Saturday there was an opening at the tiny gallery Makeriet in Malmö. Lucas had been invited to show his hand-made and self-designed skateboards. He has asked various artists to paint them and the result is impressive… Makeriet, at Möllevångsgatan … Continue reading

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Inspired by Ai Weiwei

I am still taken up with Ai Weiwei. I have been inspired by some of his work and have spray-painted a traditional Höganäs urn… I have also re-sprayed the text on the painting in several different colors until I settled … Continue reading

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