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Finland, Finlandia….

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

 

Hi everyone!

 

After Finaland’s 100 yrs birthay in 6.12.

we celebrate again.

 

8.12. is

Jean Sibelius and Finnish music day.

 

Here’s one of my favorite Sibelius music, Finlandia.

 

 

“Finlandia, Op. 26, is a tone poem by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.

It was written in 1899 and revised in 1900.“

more in Wikipedia

 

 

My gouache painting was inspired by Sibelius’s music…

 

 

Jean Sibelius and Finnish music day 8.12.

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

eyes, shadows and Sibelius

Friday, December 9th, 2011

 

photos of the weekend #49

 

I’m trying to learn how to draw eyes.

I cut these eyes from a magazine and tried to copy them with a  soft pencil.

Huh, not easy but I’m not giving up.

More coming later! 🙂

 

eyes drawn by BLOGitse

 

 

It’s dark outside.

In Helsinki we have daylight from 9:15 am till 3:15 pm.

At the end of the month from 9:25 am till 3:30 pm.

31st of December is the first longer day – 9:24 am till 15:22 pm.

Extra light needed.

 

We have LED candles on day and night! 🙂

 

LED candle light by BLOGitse

 

 

shadows of LED candle light by BLOGitse

 

 

shadows of LED candle light by BLOGitse (2)

 

Nice shadows, right?! 🙂

 

Shadow Shot Sunday

 

 

Starting this year 8th of December was a Flag Day to honor

birthday (8.12.1865) of composer Jean Sibelius and the Day of Finnish Music.

Jean Sibelius and Finnish Music Day 8.12.2011

 

I loooove Sibelius’s music.

Finlandia is long (about 8 minutes) but worth every second.

Hope you like it too!

 

 

 

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Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

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