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Posts Tagged ‘sketching’


light and lights…

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

 

Hi everyone!

Finally we have more daylight!

Yes!

 

The other evening we enjoyed LUX light show.

Helsinki Cathedral looked like this here on my blog

in 2011 in daylight

 

Senaatintori Helsinki by BLOGitse

 

 

In the evening it looked like this

(too many people and other ‘blocks’ to shoot better photos, sorry)

 

 

LUX Helsinki 2018 by BLOGitse

 

 

This is for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

and

 

Theme Art January 2018

‘black, white and one color’

 

#2

 

 

theme art b,w+1color #2 by BLOGitse

 

black ink and turquoise gouache (looks more blue than turquoise)

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

Amaryllis by BLOGitse

 

 

old year is wiiiuuuuh, only a memory!

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Happy New Year 2018 by BLOGitse

Hi everyone!

Hope you all are well and life is good!

 

My break was really relaxing…lots of candles, good food and

nice drinks…No hassle, no stress.

 

This year I’ve been to gym, started studying Spanish again and

found ‘bonesetting’.  It’s very difficult to explain but you might get an idea

 

from here and here.

 

Afterwards I felt like a new me! Next week again 🙂

 

I’ve been painting too but most not finished yet.

This one is ready, abstract, for

 

Paint Party Friday and

 

Theme Art January challenge

 

‘black, white and one color’

 

This is a detail of ‘color’ – a dot of turquoise :

 

detail of theme art b,w+1colour #1 by BLOGitse

 

 

theme art b,w+1colour #1 by BLOGitse

 

 

Teemataiteen tammikuun haasteena on

‘musta, valkoinen ja yksi väri’

Yllä oleva kuva on on musta ja valkoinen höystettynä

pikkuruisella turkoosilla täplällä.

 

You wanna smile?

This is perfect for ‘bonesetting’ theme! 🙂

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

inspired by pica picas…

Friday, December 1st, 2017

 

Hi everyone!

It’s gone, oh yes, November!!!

And now it’s less than three weeks for winter solstice!

dadadadaaaa….

 

 

Can you see pica picas on top of the trees?

 

 

can you see pica picas? by BLOGitse10.11.2017

 

 

If not, here’s a collage

 

Pica pica Harakka collage by BLOGitse

I tried to draw, paint a pica pica…no luck.

But then I just let it go…flow…abstractly…

here’s a pencil-gouache work inspired by pica pica

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

inspired by pica pica by BLOGitse

 

Have you seen Pixel?

If not watch it and be enchanted!!!

 

 

Pixel – extraits from Adrien M & Claire B on Vimeo.

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

 

Friday yes but not black…

Friday, November 24th, 2017

 

…for me.

I don’t need to buy anything right now.

Do you go crazy for shopping this weekend?

Do you buy just for shopping or do you buy things you really need?

 

I’m so happy November is soon gone even if it’s not been

too bad this year.

 

Challenge ‘How to survive November’

in 2017 by Lepis has helped too…

 

‘shadows and reflections’

 

how to survive Nov 2017 #11 by BLOGitseThis is how I look every morning before coffee 🙂

 

how to survive Nov 2017 #12 by BLOGitse

Blue…again 🙂

 

Paint Party Friday

 

I’ve been drawing this and that lately.

Here’s a collage some of them…

 

my drawings by BLOGitse

 

We’ve had some snow, next day it’s gone.

The other day it looked like this in the morning

 

snow 21.11.2017 morning by BLOGitse

In the evening it was all gone.

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

my first Ikebana

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Hi everyone!

What a busy week I’ve had.

Mon-Tue in Stockholm, Sweden,

Wed met a friend here in Helsinki,

Thu hair cut,

today we’re having dinner guests…so my post is very short today.

 

Last Saturday I participated in ikebana for beginners course.

It was very interesting but to really know how to make beautiful ones

you need years to learn…but it was a fun and interesting day!

 

 

Here’s my first ever ikebana –

have you tried/studied ikebana?

 

my first ikebana by BLOGitse

 

 

For Theme Art challenge October 2017

‘domino abstract’

and

Paint Party Friday

are these two abstracts (two more coming next week)

 

#3 & #4

 

domino abstract #3 & #4 by BLOGitse

Sorry the photo is not very sharp…

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

about: commenting, abstract, painting

Friday, October 6th, 2017

 

Hi everyone!

 

About leaving a comment.

If you’re a Blogspot blogger you see this kind of list of options

for others to leave comments:

 

name:URL option commenting by BLOGitse

 

Here I click name/URL option

and after that it looks (sorry in Finnish!) like this

 

I'm not a robot by BLOGitse

 

So here – as a human being – I need to tick that I’m not a robot.

If you get nasty/bad/saddening etc. comments

they are written by other human being.

But don’t worry, just ignore, delete them.

 

Or publish them!

 

 

 

Theme Art challenge for October is

 

‘domino abstract’

 

Teemakuun kollaasin haasteeseen tässä kaksi ensimmäistä kuvaa

 

 

#1 & #2

 

 

domino abstract #1 & #2 by BLOGitse

 

For

 

Paint Party Friday challenge

 

‘lady in black’

 

lady in black by BLOGitse

 

I wanted to play with black aquarelle adding a little water and a drop of white to get different tones…

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

 

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! 🙂

 

 

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-fNLT8gYFJ1Q/WZR9RqLm_lI/AAAAAAAAHg4/kd_4w_rmpx072iWpzW2y-iquEU4qz-GawCLcBGAs/s1600/29Faces%2BSept%2B2017%2BSM.JPG

 

 

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!

 

 

 

ho-ho-holiday…summer holiday

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

will start on Monday…

 

I’ll be offline until September, yes!

It will be traveling, a painting course, hopefully more

sun and warmer days!

 

We eat oatmeal porridge every morning –

our tummies are happy! 🙂

 

I’ll be back after oat threshing here in Finland.

 

oat on color by BLOGitse

 

 

oat, negative by BLOGitse

 

negative colors

 

 

 

oat by BLOGitse

 

 

oat, watercolor and ink by BLOGitse

watercolor and ink

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

oat, ink and watercolor by BLOGitse

watercolor and ink

 

 

 

Happy summer holidays by BLOGitse

 

 

playing with acrylics…

Friday, June 30th, 2017

 

This summer has been weird.

Some nice, sunny days and next hard wind,

rain…right now we have a storm in Southern Finland!

 

 

I played with acrylics this week.

These two are just quick strokes, whoosh, whoosh…

 

 

ink and acrylic by BLOGitse

ink and acrylics

 

acrylic play by BLOGitse

acrylics

 

 

This painting was originally just lines but

soon I noticed it became

‘a forest’

 

forest, acrylic by BLOGitse

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

natural light nights in Finland…

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

It’s midsummer weekend,

midnight sun, the sun remains visible…

I shot this the other evening

 

bright night 20.6.2017 at 22 29 pm by BLOGitse

 

Check how it looks in Northern Finland

 

Utsjoki: Tie970 − Nuorgam − Tenojoki: Play lifetime

 

Here’s a google map showing the web cam location

Nuorgam, Lapland, Finland

 

Nuorgam, Finland map by Google

 

 

On Wed 21.6.2017 at 7:24 it was Summer Solstice

it looked like this

 

Summer Solstice Wed 21.6.2017 in Finland by BLOGitse

 

 

We celebrated midsummer last Friday. The weather was perfect to stay up

till early morning…we had a couple (or more?) of bubbly, BBQ and sauna at midnight.

 

It was a beautiful night!!!

 

 

 

This is my first entry for

 

Theme Art summer challenge

 

‘art of goods’

 

🙂  🙂  🙂

 

Tämä on ensimmäinen työ Teemakuun kollaasin kesähaasteeseen

 

‘tavarataidetta’

 

 

Happy Midsummer 2017 by BLOGitse

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

HAVE A RELAXING MIDSUMMER WEEKEND!

 

>>> land of the Midnight Sun <<<

 

 

MUKAVAN RELAA JUHANNUSTA KAIKILLE!

 

 

 

 

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