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how to survive…

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017



in 2017

by Lepis



how to survive Nov 2017 #6 by BLOGitse


We all need energy to survive 🙂



how to survive Nov 2017 #7 by BLOGitse


and light because days are (too) short…





is blue for sad?

Friday, November 10th, 2017


Is it?

Blue is one of my favorite colors but I don’t feel sad at all!

What is your favorite color? why?


These blues are for

Theme Art November challenge

‘100 collage’



Theme Art collage 100 #2 by BLOGitse


Theme Art collage 100 #3 by BLOGitse


Theme Art collage 100 #4 by BLOGitse


First picture of the series is here.



Huomaan että 100 kollaasiin kertyy vain sinisiä kuvia.

Sininen on yksi lempiväreistäni, mutta en ole mitenkään surullinen,

‘not feeling blue’ 🙂 tai sitten olen ‘aina’ surullinen…



These are also for

Paint Party Friday


For How to survive November 2017 challenge by Lepis

‘shadows and reflections’


how to survive Nov 2017 #3 by BLOGitse



Calluna vulgaris by BLOGitse


how to survive November 2016: I survived!

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016



That’s true, I survived this November!


Thank you Lepis for hosting

how to survive November 2016 challenge

with theme ‘aesthetics of everyday life ‘


Here are my last pictures of this November.

(Previous posts you’ll find just scrolling down…)



day 26





day 27





day 28





day 29





day 30





bye bye November,

welcome December!



I need more light….

Friday, November 25th, 2016





I can’t wait brighter, lighter days!!!


26 days for winter solstice


How many hours do you sleep at night?


Normally I sleep 7-8 hours…but now I notice it’s difficult

to get out of the bed in the morning even if I’m awake…it’s sooo dark!






Paint Party Friday




how to survive November 2016: ‘aesthetics of everyday life’ challenge by Lepis


(previous posts: just scroll down, down…)



day 23





day 24





day 25





Have a relaxing weekend!



how to survive November 2016: aesthetics of everyday life days 12 – 16

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016


how to survive November 2016: aesthetics of everyday life challenge by Lepis.


My previous posts:


days 1-2
days 3-4
days 5-8
days 9-11



day 12





day 13





day 14





day 15


how-to-survive-nov-2016_15-by-blogitsesea salt



day 16





So far I haven’t had any problems during this November!

How about you?



Toistaiseksi tämän vuoden marraskuu on sujunut hyvin,

entä sinulla?





a post full of challenges

Friday, November 11th, 2016



Hi everyone!



I’ve been painting a lot (with gouache and ink), taking photos and sweating with snow work 🙂


Trying to survive November 2016


‘aesthetics of everyday life’


a challenge by Lepis


days 9. – 11.


(previous posts:  1.-2.3.-4., and 5.-8.)



day 9





day 10





day 11






My entries for


 Paint Party Friday




Theme Art challenge November


‘there’s a window’


I call my entry ‘Six can be one…’




Marraskuun teemakuun kollaasi ‘On ikkuna…’ valmistui kerralla.

Työnimi on ‘kuusi voi olla yksi’

On ikkuna keltainen

tai kultainen niin kuusi voi olla yksi. 🙂

































and all these together look like one big window when gouache, black ink and

water is mixed…






Kun guassi, musta muste ja vesi sekoitetaan tuleee kuudesta yksi. 🙂



Have a relaxing weekend!




how to survive November 2016: aesthetics of everyday life 5 – 8

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016


previous days are here


1 -2/2016


3 – 4 /2016



These are for a challenge by Lepis



day 5





day 6





day 7





day 8





aesthetics of everyday life: 3-4 and a sax player

Friday, November 4th, 2016



Hi everyone!


November is not a nice month but


it will be better with



how to survive November challenge by Lepis.


Theme this year is


aesthetics of everyday life


Here are my previous days.



day 3



day 4




Sometimes I like to doodle with 0.1 Micron Pigma pen…


sax sounds gooood! right? 🙂



Paint Party Friday






Have a relaxing weekend!




how to survive November 2016: 1- 2

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016



It’s November again and time to beat it with Lepis from Parralel Lines.


This November is full of happiness


aesthetics of everyday life / arjen estetiikkaa



‘According to Richard Shusterman we can find everyday life aesthetics from

nature, human body, rituals, sports, fireworks, popular culture,

home decorations, tattoos, cave drawings, cosmetics and so on.

It is to be found from colorful views and inspiring happenings that enrich our lives.’



Here we go, day 1 and 2




In Finland we can drink tap water – no need for bottled water…





When it’s cold outside it’s nice and warm inside…



More aesthetics of my everyday life coming soon.



ink game and how to survive November 2015

Friday, November 27th, 2015



Hi everyone!


Even if it’s dark and rainy right now – life is good.

We have a home, warmth, food and drinkable tap water…


I played with black and blue ink for


Paint Party Friday



ink game_1 by BLOGitse


black and blue ink, some watercolor and sprayed water…



here are a few edited details of that picture


ink game_2 by BLOGitse



ink game_3 by BLOGitse



ink game_4 by BLOGitse



ink game_5 by BLOGitse



ink game_6 by BLOGitse




How to survive November 2015


(previous posts 1, 2, 3, 4)


November 2015: 23


how to survive Nov 2015_23 by BLOGitse


dill for gravlax



November 2015: 24


how to survive Nov 2015_24 by BLOGitse


there’s a tealight behind the vapoured glass…



November 2015: 25


how to survive Nov 2015_25 by BLOGitse


xmas is coming….



November 2015: 26


how to survive Nov 2015_26 by BLOGitse



ready to eat – gravlax with Peruvian pepper



Have a relaxing weekend!



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