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 demonstration on the...
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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