Peace and love – a hope?

It is insane what is going on in the world right now. The current unjustified war, an invasion by Russia to Ukraine based on false claims of a mad dictator. Ukraine has every right to defend itself and arm itself for defense. I wish the best for Ukraine and we should stay civil, and not…

Paper collages and interior

Hmm, some unusual stuff for a change. At least unusual for me, mixed media paper collages and crafting! These are again for the art studies, an assignment for two paper silhouette pieces and a little interior box. The paper silhouette pieces are not that complex or beautiful as paper collages can be, with layers and…

Varnishing trial

I am ready, or I thought I am, to start varnishing a few pieces for group exhibition. I got this idea that I actually want to add a little bit of soft pastel to the images, to brighten and texture some places. Thus I wanted to verify how the pastel would look with the same…

Building Bug Hotels

A little tinkering we did yesterday, building bug hotels. Nothing artistic, did not paint or decorate these at all, so random post on bug hotels 😀 There is a campaign #pelastapörriĂ€inen in Finland with a page where you can mark your good deeds done to help pollinators. Translation from yle site post: The number of…

New portfolio page

Hi all! I decided to add a new portfolio page, finally, to the new site. There is a collection of different paintings from along the years. And new to come. I have some existing stuff to still add and the collections are not finished either; I will still proceed with my aquatic studies and vibrant…