Made a watercolor version of a portrait by Carlo Ricci a couple of months back. Always fun to look back at old projects to see what I’ve learned since. Absolutely love his work by the way! Here is a link to more of his portraits if want to check them out: https://carloricci.com/portrait/
The drawings I made here in Thailand between Oct.-Nov. last year. For some reason the guy smoking has always been my favorite. Which is yours?
70 x 50 cm oil portrait of a guy sitting along a backroad in Hua Hin. Drove pat him every day for a month: and he either looks scared or furious, however, one day I decided to approach him. His discomfort was obvious, but the photographs of him turned out great so it was worth… Continue reading “Vitae” (Oct. 2016)
Every day the past ten years this woman has been walking up and down the beach of Hua Hin selling bananas, mangos and pineapples. This was my first big painting (90 x 60 cm).
Recently finished an oil-paint of a wonderful soul I met on my visa-run to Savannakhet, Laos. She had the most friendly and loving heart – making her paint worthy. I named the painting “ubuntu” which is an African word/philosophy that emphasizes the value of kindness and unity. Directly translated, the word means “humanity towards others.”… Continue reading “Ubuntu”
I´ve now been painting one self portrait (oils) every day for five days. The bottom one to the left was the first and the top one to the right is the most recent. Now you see the improvement is there, and I am trying to figure out different reasons for what made the progress… Continue reading Self portrait – week one
A good result comes with practice – which I obviously need a lot more of. But there re 3 things I have experienced already that might help you along the way. a) Shadow the sclera in a medium tone in both edges – creates depth and draws attention to the iris. b) The iris is… Continue reading Personal experiences – drawing realistic eye