Janne Robberstad

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Archive for August, 2014

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A fine day at sea

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

I´m getting ready for my exhibitions in September, and will show you some of the new pictures I´m working on. A new technique is working more abstract with water-soluble oil-paint. Two new areas in other words. A fine day at sea, 40×40 cm, oil on wood

Student work

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

I have a student! A lady asked me if she could take private classes with me for a while, and today was our first day together. As a teacher, I´ve had plenty of students, but it feels a bit different having one student in your home.

stamping

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

The evening I´ve been helping a neighbor to make her own stamp. She´s a teacher, and together we´ll teach her class, but first she wanted to make her own. She choose a Japanese twin-bird motif, and it came out quite beautiful I think! Very elegant, The process from paper-copy via stamp to finished print. And […]

This is where the heron guards

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

This season´s second design in tote-bags has it´s main motif from Siggjo, the one central mountain in Bømlo. It has volcanic rock on the top, and is shaped like a volcano, but it isn´t and never has been a real volcano. The volcanic rock was pressed up from the ocean-floor thousands and thousands of years […]

This is where my faith grew strong

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

The title of this post is a quote from my poem “On the shores”. I wrote the poem years ago, to use in a picture I made. Since then I´ve used it as inspiration for several pictures. The text itself is all inspired from the islands out here. This time I am illustrating the verses […]

Indian inspiration

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Nina´s colorful Indian room started last summer with a weekend of painting. we painted cupboards and cabinets, and since then she´s started using the room. We´re still not completely finished with all the details, (and it´s so much fun working with all the details) but we want to share part of the room at least […]

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