Tag: painting

Give a memory, not a moment

Earlier this year I took a branding course for artists at Oatley Academy called Dream Machine, which was basically an in-depth dive to what we want to do in our life with our art. Some students wanted to find a way to get a job they want, getting their content

3 ways to paint a believable red sunset

Have you ever tried to paint a red sunset? ….If you have, then you know it’s hard. This April we were able to witness a red sunset one night because of a sandstorm in Sahara. Even though I live all the way in Finland, the dust particles in the atmosphere

Outdoor Painting 2019

Hiya! Finland is warming up finally after a long winter, so I’m taking my paints outside and enjoying the first rays of the year while I capture some color notes from around :)) I have been painting outside this year since the beginning on April. That’s when I learned more

Happy New Year 2019 – New Tutorial!

Happy new year 2019 everyone! To start this new year in an active way, I made a narrated watercolor tutorial for you! In the video I show what I personally think about when I try to make my watercolor paintings more appealing. With all the exotic places that we would

Watercolor sketchbook 2018

This October I finally filled my watercolor sketchbook which I started to fill this April 2018. Every painting in this sketchbook is a memory from this year, as I’ve painted almost every one of these outdoors. The paper I tried was Moleskine paper. I think the paper was okay in

Simplified light physics for better colour choices

Hey again! I’ve been really thinking about this blog topic for a long time now. I will try to keep it short but as simple and informative as I can. First I should tell you that I’m a sucker for light. I love light and to me it’s more important

Environment Painting Process video!

Why make a ”cooldown” painting? Because they are fun! They are quick paintings that I make to connect an emotion I have at the moment. It is very relaxing and like meditation to me — like exhaling everything that you have experienced that day. Here’s a sped up process on

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