sunnuntai 30. joulukuuta 2012

Winter painting

I went outside my comfort zone and tried to do a landscape painting. Me and Asko went to take photos a week ago by the sea and the view was so spectacular that I decided to give it a try and do a landscape painting. So here it is :)

Below is also a little phone video I made from the beautiful seaside view. Asko made a video of the noise the waves make when they are underneath the ice.




During painting I made myself a "Winter soundtrack". Here are some songs that have a winter feeling to them (just my opinion). I like influencing my art with music. Some people like to cut off everything while they paint...I don't quite like that myself. I like to get inspired by music, movies, photos...anything :)

Tori Amos, Winter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VQiYC8T-lw
Nick Cave, Lovely Creature: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gh16adWqI10 
Goldfrapp, Felt Mountain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlsHIdhkBbM  

Winter (60cm x 80cm, acrylic paint on canvas, year created: 2012)
Me taking photos with my phone...can you tell I'm freezing? It was -16ºC ...by the sea it always feels colder though...
Asko taking photos and videos.

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