Spring Exhibition in Nittedal Opens in
The painting in my livingroom is like having a window to the coast where I grew up.Ida
Ta-ta-daa! The winner of naming this painting is @beatetret. She came up with no less than three beautiful suggestions. I'm amazed by the overwhelming respons, and all the really beautiful suggestions! You made it very hard for me to choose just one. Many...
And I’m so super happy to accompagny these amazing artists. Some have inspired me from early on. Håkon Gullvåg pinched my courage. Runi Langum made me dance. Inger Sitter touched…
Look at that beautiful colour! I found an old tube of etching ink, and had to make a real effort to get some of the ink out, to work with it. I'm concluding it was worth it, this is one of my favorite colours! A mixture of green and turquoise that makes me think about...
Mixing different techniques at the #primaink course last weekend, I made these three, plus …
If you start out with a dark, but thin colour mixture, you can add…
Chocolate (oh, yes!) Okay, I hear you, it's not a tool, but still... Essential inspiration and energy. Need I say more? A wide, flat brush from Daler Rowney Smooth, yet resilient. It gives you the perfect sky, the smoothest ocean, the breathtaking...
Paintings and Prints of Rough Coastal Landscapes & MindscapesRutheart - by R. T. Brokstad
WhyThe north norwegian coastal landscape is like fuel to my soul. Rough, unpredictable, strong, beautiful, welcoming. So are the people living here. They fill me with inspiration and give me faith in the human abilities to fight, to survive, to live and love, and to never give in.
WhereI live, work and paint in Tromsø. It’s a city in the northern part of Norway, nicknamed “Paris of the North”. But I grew up in beautiful Vesterålen, a group of islands just north of Lofoten.
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