Traditional Art

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Sketches: January 2014

I’ve realized that I don’t do much drawing lately, which sucks. So, I bought a small sketchbook that can glare at me from the coffee table every day, and force me to pick up the pencils. I try to do sketches every day or at least a couple of times per week. Every Wednesday I…

About Envy

  A leisurely reflection on envy and its effect on relationships. Size: A3 Color pencils on sketch paper Finished in 2010

Cookiecute

  Just a little drawing for fun, exploring colorful makeup options. Color pencils on paper, A4 Finished in 2009  

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art School: Rebels & Revolution

If you enjoy drawing from life, last night was probably the place to be at Dr. Sketchy’s event in Stockholm, Sweden: wonderful models, great atmosphere, a room full of like-minded people and drinks. My experience with croquis/sketching sessions has been painfully limited as of late since most of my attention has been focused on exploring…

Sundancer

                      40x50cm Watercolors, watercolor pencils and acrylic paint on canvas References were used Painted in 2010 A little piece about summer. First time playing with watercolors since art class in school – fun!

Elysian Fields

                                              My first oil painting. The title refers to the final resting place for the souls of the virtuous in Greek Mythology. It is also a reference to the term “The Little Death”,…

Homage to the Good Wife

A small piece about domestic abuse. Pencils on paper No photo references A4 Finished in 2010

The Lilith Effect

      PRINT AVAILABLE IN THE WEB SHOP Acrylics on canvas Assorted references were used Approx. 80cm x 60cm 2007 – 2010   Lilith is a character from Jewish mythology. She was created at the same time and from the same earth as Adam, unlike Eve, who was created from one of Adam’s ribs.…

Traveller

        BUY A PRINT IN THE WEB SHOP Medium: Acrylics on canvas References: Jeffro Size: Approx. 120cm x 120cm 2009 – 2010 This painting is about traveling through music and is generally an exploration of adventure and wonder. The most important parts to notice is how the wire from the headphones turns…

Still lifes

Rough sketch paper, color pencils Drawn from life during boring classes 2009

Traditional art portfolio

     

MJK : Vessel

             BUY A PRINT IN THE WEB SHOP This is a painting about the process of creation. In many ways it is a personal attempt to understand and communicate events that I have been experiencing while painting or singing. Often I have felt as if I am simply the medium…

HyperRed

Portrait of Matt Bellamy from Muse to practice a new technique with glossy metallic color pencils. The reference is a screenshot from the video for “Bliss”. Color pencils on thick sketch paper Size: A4 2010

Portrait of Jeffro

Finished in 2009. Took around 6 hours. Photo references were used. Pencils on paper. Size: A4

Rebel & Martyr

I enjoy playing with symbols and iconic imagery, so I had a little fun with Marx and Ché. Photo references were used, naturally. Pencils on paper. Size: A6 2010

Rebel Yell

A study of screaming. Color pencils on rough paper, A4 Photo reference used Finished in 2007    

Roboerotica

Color pencils on sketch paper. No references used. Size: A3 Finished in 2007

Goodbye

This was a heavily experimental piece, done purely for relaxation. It’s actually showing the front of the body while the head is facing the opposite direction, an attempt to illustrate ambivalence. The strings/staircase play a significant role as well. Size: A4. Color pencils on rough sketch paper

Mars

My first painting on canvas. Mars is the god of war. This portrait is inspired by John Carpenter’s movie “Ghosts of Mars”. Acrylics on canvas. August – October 2007 Approx. 40x60cm

Embrace

This was a gift for a couple of my good friends. Pencils on thin sketch paper. Took me approx. 2 days to finish. Size: A3.

Lament

              My final high-school project for art class. Finished in April, 2006 Acrylics on board. It measures 2,55m x 1,30m (roughly 8’4” x 4’3”….and I’m 161cm tall, you do the math) and took me 2 months of hard work to finish. This is a painting about change and choices…