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Showing posts from June, 2020

Back to still life

Tea from far away Inspired by another traditional event in our village. It is a kind of public diner with a theme of historic international meals, and this time it was one of my backgrounds. I was glad to help to organise it. The story of a tea tradition was a part of the evening. My partner and I are lucky to possess an old traditional Russian water boiler, called a samovar, from 1880. So we were proud to show it and tell its story. This all made me paint this small still life set up in our kitchen. Tea from far away. Acrylic, canvas board, 30x24 cm. See the final version in My gallery .

Trying another interior

Magnus by candlelight The medieval St. Magnus church in our village is small but beautiful in its simplicity. Sometimes for special occasions, it is only lit by the real candles in the three 18th-century chandeliers, which makes the church cosy and majestic at the same time. I now tried to paint that effect. Interior of St Magnus church in Hollum. Acrylic, canvas board, 24x30 cm. See the final version in My gallery .