Reasons not to paint landscapes from photos

Reasons not to paint landscapes from photos

Fault no 1: Temperatures I will in this post try to exemplify the difficulties you are facing if you are trying to paint a landscape from a photo. In this first example with the Arctic Catedral in Tromsø, I post a photo of the church and a photo of the first block-in...
Trees in the landscape

Trees in the landscape

It was a bit too cold, so we did the plein air session indoor – on the subject trees. I gave a lesson on how to view trees, both as individuals and as groups, how to arrange, rearrange (compose), values, integration, atmosphere.       A...
plein air summer post

plein air summer post

News from this summers plein air sessions. All oil on linen. A fireweed (geitrams) field (35*45 cm) in my dear Tromsdalen. A sunny field with blue distant mountains (35*45 cm). The river in Tromsdalen with our city mountain Tromsdalstind – a picture taken when...

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