Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Watercolor portrait

Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico paper, 38x28 cm


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Old mirror

Oil on canvas, 100x54 cm

Friday, April 4, 2014


Our "painting club" had a meeting yesterday in Helsinki. We had a great time! Click here to see Antti's paintings from yesterday.

Oil on canvas board, 33x24 cm

Sunday, March 30, 2014


Oil on plywood, 29x21 cm

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Boy with a bark boat

Oil on canvas, 38x41 cm

Work in progress

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Wednesday, March 12, 2014


Tonight's effort was something different for a change.
I think this is my first dog portrait painting ever :)

Oil on Canson Figueras paper, 41x33 cm


From an earlier stage

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Friday's figure sketches

A few sketches (5's and a 20 min) from yesterday's figure drawing session.
Derwent XL charcoals (sanguine & Mars violet) on size A2 paper.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Far from home

Oil on canvas, 54x65 cm

Progress shots:

Sunday, February 16, 2014


From last Friday's figure painting session.

Oil on canvas, 40x30 cm

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Recent figure drawings

Pencil and sepia on paper (size A2).

My toolbox.

Sunday, February 2, 2014


Oil on canvas, 24x27 cm

Saturday, January 18, 2014


Charcoal on Fabriano Tiziano Perla, 50x65 cm

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Antti painting

We celebrated my 40th birthday last Saturday. On Sunday, after the other guests had left, Antti and I decided do quick paintings outside before the light faded. Antti painted the small red house, and I painted him painting it.

Oil on canvas panel, 27x22 cm

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Winter stillness

This winter we haven't yet got snow here in southern Finland.
This is done from photo reference taken last winter.

Oil on canvas panel, 40.6x30.5 cm

Monday, December 30, 2013

Sketchbook #25

Due to the constant rain, I couldn't do any outdoor painting this Christmas, so I sketched instead.
Here are some of the sketches.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Chilly Sunday

Oil on canvas panel, 24x33 cm

Sunday, December 1, 2013


Oil on canvas, 55x46 cm


Saturday, November 30, 2013

Late November

Oil on canvas panel, 33x24 cm

Sunday, November 24, 2013

High water

Oil on canvas panel, 41x33 cm