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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Waterfall in winter

Skógafoss in Iceland
This is one of many beautiful waterfalls in south Iceland.
I painted it from a photo I took in winter time some time ago.
It is painted in oil on a 20x15cm masonite.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

An Apple a day keeps the doctor away

Yes, it is glowing from good health!
This apple was my first attempt at the Apple Challenge but ended up too realistic so painted over it and got it looking more like the Challenge but you can see it at my Daily Painting Challenge blog.
The Colors I used were lemon yellow, ultramarine blue, a touch of cadmium yellow and Cadmium red and my brush was hog hair "8.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

The Gold Winner

Portrait of a Ram
This the the price winner Ram which my niece Gudrun owns, she is a successful farmer on the south coast of Iceland, I yet have to go and visit her, she does not even know that I have painted her Ram, might put it on Facebook to surprise her.

This is a 15x15cm oil on masonite.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The Tug Boat

The Tug Boat is back

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My challenge with this painting was to express the beautiful evening glow we often get here on the island when everything is so calm and peaceful.
  I hope I have succeeded.
It is an oil painted on a 20x60 stretched canvas.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012


Summer day
Summer day in Vestmannaeyjar
Oil on stretched canvas 30x40cm
I painted this for a friend of mine for her to give to her son on his fiftieth birthday.
I hope he will be happy with it.

You know the drill

My trusted stable gun

I was too late to enter this one in our last weeks challenge but here it is painted with limited colors.
Oil on masonite
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