Showing posts from February, 2017

This and that...

Greetings from Finland! This winter I didn't get to see and feel a real winter only once, but twice! And there is quite some whirly snowfall outside while I am writing this. I love winter and snow and ice... I do complain when it is slippery outside, but I love it anyway!

My visit home this time is on a more somber note. My father in law passed away. It is still very unreal somehow. I know it is the way of life, but we had all thought that he would have had at least a few more years amongst us. For the moment there is not much I can say, except for rest in peace Reima!

I took some canvases and painting material with me, and I have set up a small studio in my parents living room while I am home. I have contacted the Gallery in Shanghai and asked if I can move the exhibition to the end of March. So lets see what they say, and I will keep you posted.

I've set up my temporary studio in a corner of my parents living room. I have covered everything in old sheets as to protect the su…

Flowers and birds.

I have been meaning to write for several days now, and I even knew exactly what to share with you. I had a flower painting that evolved a little funny, and I thought it would be fun to show it. However, for some very strange reason I have deleted those progress photos, or saved them in the wrong folder so that I can't find them now...

Oh well.

So, time for a general studio update instead!

I did tell you that I am going to have an exhibition here in Shanghai in April? Well, I am trying now to work towards that.  A whole gallery to fill, and not much time to do it. It is not helping that I am going away for a week on Friday either... But dead-lines are good, I need dead-lines to get work done, so it is all good!

I have been experimenting with my backgrounds, and for this series of paintings I am getting very excited! I love when that happens. I wanted something a little bit simpler, and I am loving the textures! Now I have so many more ideas in my head that I want to get down on can…