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Posts Tagged ‘Estonia’


it’s September!

Friday, September 1st, 2017

 

 

Hi everyone!
How are you? Did you have a good summer?
My summer was great even if the weather wasn’t perfect…hubby had six weeks vacation so we had time to do things at home and a couple of short trips etc. And tomorrow we’ll escape for two weeks. First one week in Greece and then another in Spain. Can’t wait sun, good food and wine, swimming, being…

I’ll try to draw 29faces too. And to take a lot of photos! 🙂

 

 

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This time I’ll try to do all 29 + 1 with one line,

 

‘Continuous Line Contour Drawing’

 

#1 faces Sept 2017

 

faces29 Sept 2017 #1 by BLOGitse

 

 

 

This face is also for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

 

We visited Viljandi, Estonia this summer.

Viljandi is a small, walkable, green, cute city with lots of culture!

This is the first set of photos from Viljandi.

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_1 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_2 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_3 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_4 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_5 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_6 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_7 by BLOGitse

More coming next week!

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

more abstract ink and watercolor sketching…

Friday, December 4th, 2015

 

 

for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

abstract detail_1 by BLOGItse

 

 

abstract detail_2 by BLOGItse

 

 

abstract detail_3 by BLOGItse

 

 

abstract detail_4 by BLOGItse

 

 

Details are from this sketch (posted earlier this week)

how to survive Nov 2015_28 by BLOGitse

 

 

The other day I visited Tallinn, Estonia – just for a day.

 

I bought some medicine and cosmetics plus some alcohol – cheaper than in Finland…

 

visiting Tallinn, Estonia for a day by BLOGitse

 

It was a little bit rough but not too bad, coming back was almost normal…

 

I shot this abstract mixture of restaurant lights and staircase outside.

 

mixture of restaurant lights and staircase on a ship by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

in Tallinn Estonia, 3.

Friday, October 4th, 2013

 

my summer 2013 images part 9.

 

 

part 1,  2,  3,  4,  5,  6,  7,  8

 

 

 

This is it. Final of this series of images.

Next travel shots will be here in November –

I’ll fly to Málaga, Spain (yes, again) and will be back in Helsinki in January.

 

Can’t wait. 🙂

 

 

 

Modern side of Tallinn. With shadows 🙂

 

Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

I know I’m weird but I like clean, nice toilets! 🙂

I had to take shots of Alter Ego restaurant’s toilet.

It was clean and beautiful!

 

Alter Ego toilet in Tallinn, Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

Alter Ego toilet in Tallinn, Estonia by BLOGitse_

 

 

 

 

 

Shadow Shot Sunday2

 

 

Sundays In My City

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

in Tallinn Estonia, 2.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

 

my summer 2013 images part 8.

 

part 1,  2,  3,  4,  5,  6, 7

 

 

I think this idea is genius – fake windows, walls,

to hide what is still under construction.

Have you seen this kind of idea somewhere?

 

 

fake windows in Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

fake windows in Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

fake windows in Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

fake windows in Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

fake windows in Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

fake windows in Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

Shadow Shot Sunday2

 

 

 

Sundays In My City

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

in Tallinn, Estonia

Friday, September 20th, 2013

 

 

my summer 2013 images part 7.

 

 

part 1,  2,  3,  4,  5,  6

 

 

We had beautiful weather when we visited Tallinn.

We walked, traveled on trams and buses.

 

Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

If you’re interested to visit Tallinn check Visit Estonia website.

 

 

Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

Shadows are the best in a sunny day 🙂

 

 

Shadow Shot Sunday2

 

 

Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

This time our tram was almost empty so I could take a couple of shots….

 

 

Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

You can also explore the city on a train 🙂

 

 

Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

After an active day we had shusi and SAKU beer, nice lager.

 

I’m not a beer drinker but with sushi it’s a must!

 

 

Sundays In My City

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

let’s go to Tallinn, Estonia!

Friday, September 13th, 2013

 

 

my summer 2013 images part 6.

 

part 1 part 2 part 3 part 4 part 5

 

 

 

Let’s take a speed ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn.

It will take only 1 hour 40 mins.

 

 

bye Helsinki by BLOGitse

 

 

Now we’re in Tallinn

 

in Tallinn by BLOGitse

 

 

First I take you to a palace!

A tour with shadows 🙂

 

Kadriorg Palace Tallinn Estonia by BLOGitse

 

 

Kadriorg Palace – Kadriorg Art Museum

 

 

poster of Repin's exhibition by BLOGitse

 

 

painting of Repin by BLOGitse

 

 

info Repin by BLOGitse

 

 

Repin's Finnish friends by BLOGitse

 

 

who is who painting of Repin by BLOGitse

 One of Repin’s friends Akseli Gallen-Kallella.

Here’s my posting of his museum here in Helsinki.

 

 

detail of Repin's painting by BLOGitse

 

 

hand by Repin by BLOGitse

 

 Hand is very difficult to draw, this is quite good 🙂

 

 

info of drawing hand by Repin

 

 

 

I don’t know why but I really liked this painting ‘Port of Tallinn’ by Alexey Bogolyubov

 

Port of Tallinn by Alexey Bogolyubov by BLOGitse

 

 

detail of Port of Tallinn by Alexey Bogolyubov by BLOGitse

 detail of Port of Tallinn by Alexey Bogolyubov

 

sign by BLOGitse

 

 

 

Next time we’ll explore in the city of Tallinn.

 

 

 

Shadow Shot Sunday2

 

 

Sundays In My City

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

 

 

my summer 2013 images

Friday, August 9th, 2013

 

my summer 2013 images part 1.

 

 

Hi everyone!

 

I’m back after a good, long break 🙂

 

Summer 2013 has been excellent in Finland –

 

sunny and warm, even hot.

 

 

We did a couple of short trips, to Sweden and Estonia.

 

Peekaboo! the first images 🙂

 

 

visit to Sweden by BLOGitse

 

1. A blue and yellow pennant –

you can see them a lot especially in the summer house areas in Sweden..

 

2. City of Gothenburg from the sea.

 

3. A wooden shed on the rocks by the Skagerrak sea.

 

visit to Tallinn, Estonia by BLOGitse

 

1. Helsinki from the sea.

 

2. Artistic baroque palace in Tallinn.

 

3. Walking in the old town of Tallinn.

(with huge shadows :))

 

 

 

Shadow Shot Sunday2

 

Sundays In My City

 

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How are you doing, summer has been good?

 

 

Miten teillä menee, onko kesä ollut antoisa?

 

 

 

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