Originally Swedish I live in Paris, where I graduated from the École de la Haute Couture Parisienne and have since worked in creative and graphic arts. Drawing has always been present, but the desire to improve myself pushed me to attend private workshops and the Beaux-Arts de Paris. I then mainly worked from « observation », the path I continue to explore.
Contemplative, I favor this meditative moment when time slows down and the experience leave its mark on my paper. In this way, I paint « portraits » of what captures my interest and awakens my emotions. A beautiful light, the soul of an object, shapes or graphics are enough to make me want to paint.
I often paint my subject without prior drawing, « à la prima », without hesitation in one session. The freshness that results is only enhanced by the hazards of watercolor.
With time I have found a pictorial language that belongs to me. I naturally seek simplicity and I like my works to whisper in the noisy world that surrounds us.
My mediums of choice are watercolor, graphite and colored pencils.
For the past ten years, I have had the pleasure of passing on my knowledge through teaching watercolor and my work is diversifying, thanks to collaborative projects. I'm a member of the French Watercolor Society, SFA...
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