Friday 23

This “Friday” had to be a Monday

Day twenty-three – Monday April 2 – 2018. Starting at 1300

A little more than two hours

30cm x 30cm

Oils

As the Friday this week was Good Friday, I had to wait until Monday to paint. Family first!

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Friday 20

Day twenty – Saturday March 3 – 2018. Starting at 15:30

About an hour

30cm x 30cm

Oils

A fight with low temperatures and freezing wind!

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Friday 19

Day nineteen – Friday February 16 – 2018. Starting at 14:30

One and a half hour snowshoeing in a steep terrain.

About two hours painting

30cm x 30cm

Oils

My aim for this painting was to try to recreate the lighting in the background as I saw it. In order to do that I had to paint the snow in the foreground much darker than it appeared in front of me. The sun shone for quite short periods of time and I painted the brightest colours when the sun shone. The darker colours would be possible to see anyway, no matter the sun, so I waited with them.

The landscape was absolutely breath-taking, but I had a quite dark mind this day. I was filled with negative thinking – on social matters.

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Friday 18

Day eighteen – Friday February 9 – 2018. Starting at 15:20

About an hour

30cm x 30cm

Oils

Ecstatic experience! The painting is not good, but I wouldn’t missed this Friday afternoon! Heavy snowfall. Still sitting there painting dry and warm. Ecstatic!

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Friday 17

Day seventeen – Sunday January 28 – 2018. Starting at 14:15

2 hours

30cm x 30cm

Oils

A new and windy thaw. It’s surely still January, but it feels like spring-time. This Friday I was occupied with work and examining my pupils, so I had to go out painting in the weekend, Sunday.

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