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This week’s homework, featuring an analogous (meaning the colours are close to each other on the colour wheel) palette in light and dark: I only had time to finish up the last one. I also wanted to add characters this week so the light painting features Anouk and the dark one Robbie and Ivory. It was fun to try and match the actual colours of their clothing with only the limited palette. I think it…

Last week I was sick and haven’t been able to work on my homework for Painting Drama 2. I had time to stop and think though, because something was bothering me and it had to do with making art. I recently had an evening with my friends from church about when we should step out of out comfort zones. It made me realize comfort zones exist everywhere. Also in art. Being in your comfort zone…

Hello all! A little update today. Here are the scribble paintings I did for the Oatley Academy last week. I did something that`s totally new to me: drawing monsters. First one is a mashup between Jule Verne`s book “20.000 Leagues Under the Sea” and Scandinavian mythology. That`s why captain Nemo isn`t fighting a shark in this painting, but a sea serpent: This was loads of fun, since I this was the first monster that I`ve…

Hey everyone, So, the movie blogposts prove to be a lot more work than I anticipated and next to the Painting Drama 2 course this simple adds too much to my schedule, so something has to give. I really like the idea of the series though, so expect more to come…in a few weeks. For now I`ll focus on blogging about my journey of being in the Painting Drama course of the Oatley Academy again…

Passion An intense desire or enthusiasm for something. – Cambridge dictionary Passion. Everyone knows this word. The excerpt from the dictionary above is just one of many different definitions of the term. What a lot of people don`t know is that the word “passion” actually comes from the Latin root “pati” which means “suffering” or “enduring.” This word was, for example, used to describe the suffering of Jesus Christ on the cross to save the…

Remember that time in primary school when you`d get a new, shiny notebook, preferably with a cute animal on the cover, all snowy white and unspoiled inside? Remember how, on the first page, you would write extra neat? Tried to not make any mistakes? Then, after the second page that feeling would become less and less untill you just wrote like you alway did, messy? I`m still the same with my notebooks and planners now.…

Here it is, the last blogpost of 2013. I wish you all a very good 2014 and I hope to bring you all interesting content in 2014! Here is a recap of what I did in 2013 and a look at what I am planning for 2014. I hope to post much more drawings and actual work in progress of both Reminiscence and my portfolio. There will be a small gap in the progress in…