One of my first watercolours from 2012. I should try painting portraits, I painted so few when I think about it.
Month: September 2018
At least it’s not a sailing boat
Yes, it’s not a sailing boat but one of the old ferries that work everyday here in Stockholm. I love painting water and sky, I will never stop painting them but I can be brave and take a break from sailing boats for a while, a good while.
My plan is to start painting people more. I bought a new camera with a super zoom lens so that I can capture people doing their things. I was out cycling around town today taking lots of photos. I felt a bit like a voyeur but I’m sure I’ll get used to street photography after a few tries.
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My last watercolour of a sailing boat
This is my last sailing boat for a while. It’s time to challange myself with other things.
New life drawing venue
Meldrum Kroki has moved to Dieselverkstaden in Sickla starting Friday, September 14, 2018. (I should have published this earlier on my blog!)
Fridays 18.30 to 20.30. Cost 120kr – coffee included. One can pay with Swish, cash or card. Bring your own material and it is recommended to arrive at least 10 minutes beforehand to get yourself a good seat.
Meldrum Kroki wants to offer the opportunity to draw Stockholm’s best life drawing models along with good lighting, nice background music and great coffee.
All artistic levels are welcome!
Address: Dieselverkstaden, Marcusplatsen 17, 131 81 Nacka.
Meldrum’s tip: There is a pub right next to Dieselverkstaden where you can view and discuss the evening’s drawings together afterwards. Cheers!
Painting at Skanstull
I had a great Tuesday morning painting plein air with Daniel Luther at Skanstull here in Stockholm. I felt I had too much foreground and not enough focus on the boat so I painted a studio version today. I have also included a sketch that helped me improve the compositi