The view from Kvarnholmen, an outdoor sketch.

Hello! In this episode I stay local. I paint the scene using gradients and I have a wandering caterpillar to deal with. I do all this while holding a camera above my head! I hope this video inspires you to sketch and paint outdoors. If you would like to support the making of these videos… Continue reading The view from Kvarnholmen, an outdoor sketch.

A new video at last. From sketch to watercolour Ep17

After a little break I am back again producing watercolour videos.In this episode I travel to Gustavsberg which is 20 minutes from where I live. You will see how I develop a watercolour from simple outdoor sketch to the final painting. If you would like to support the making of these videos visit my Patreon… Continue reading A new video at last. From sketch to watercolour Ep17

Watercolour of Kungsgatan, Stockholm

Kungsgatan

2019.04.04

At least it’s not a sailing boat

Djurgårdsfärjan vid Stadshuset

Djurgårdsfärjan vid Stadshuset 50 x 70 cm

Meldrum Art – Trekking Update

I put this short video together yesterday, to keep everybody informed of what I am up to in the coming weeks.

Last minute

Meldrum watercolour - ulf olsson 2017

Ulf Ohlsson – Catch Driver

Sandhamn – sketch #2

Sandhamn radar reflector beacon

This is a radar reflector beacon on the island of Sandhamn in the Stockholm archipelago. Not easy to guess what it is I know. It was such a strange object to approach on the lonely windswept beach, a little spooky – cold metal with sharp, angular form. The sketch is about A5 in size and… Continue reading Sandhamn – sketch #2

Fotografiska museet

Fotografiska

2017.08.11

Trekking up north

my kit

Tomorrow I travel to the north of Sweden to Sarek National Park which is south west of Kiruna. We will be trekking in the wilderness for 8 days, a helicopter will drop us in the middle of the park and the challenge will be to reach civilisation again! We have to carry all our food… Continue reading Trekking up north