Etikettarkiv: botaniska bilder

En växt och en karta

En växt och en karta

Gott nytt år! Jag har laddat upp två nya bilder till min portfolio, inget märkvärdigt, men ändå. Den ena är en karta som jag har tecknat till boken ”Ansgar” av Ivar Lundgren, publicerad av Libris. (Egentligen svart-vit, men jag har tonad den här.) Den andra teckningen är en avbildning av växten Safsa, Osmunda regalis. Den var ett test… Läs mer…

Flower paintings in art history

Flower paintings in art history

When I was younger I studied art history at the University in Linköping, and even before then I appreciated a variety of classical paintings, styles and motifs from early ”middle ages” up until our time. Now it´s been a while since I visited an art museum and I feel a longing for big paintings, bright… Läs mer…

Illustrator Jane Bark

Illustrator Jane Bark

One of Swedens most known illustrator must be Jane Bark. Especially for her images back in the 70th of strong free women with a lot of body movement. She is an absolute idol to me. When I was a student she came to our class to show us her work and talk about her profession,… Läs mer…

Exhibition of Coloured Pencil Society in London 2011

Exhibition of Coloured Pencil Society in London 2011

Sometimes you are lucky. Last weekend I went to London with my friend Malin, for a couple of days, to find new inspiration. And we had the best weather, felt like midsummer in Italy. Aah, so nice! We went there especially to see ”The UKCPS 10th Annual Open International Exhibition”, by the UK Coloured Pencil Society. The… Läs mer…

The garden journey

The garden journey

This is a favourite book, ”Trädgårdsresan” by gardener Lars Krantz (text) and architect Lars Holmer (illustrations), Rabén Prisma 1997. The book is about beautiful gardens around Europe and North Africa they have visited, studied and contemplated. When reading the almost poetic text about flowers, buildings, sunlight, sounds, proportions and colors it feels like I am… Läs mer…