Janne Robberstad

Welcome to my site! I work as a costume-designer and an artist, and creating, or ARTING as I prefer, makes me happy! This is both a portfolio of things I´ve made and a blog meant to inspire.

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Sunday, August 17th, 2014

In addition to the abstract oil painting, I am also working on a 3D collage. It´s a mix of techniques used in book-binding, jewelry-making and traditional collage. These will become little pictures to hang on the wall. If I had mounted them differently, they could have been necklaces, hence the title: jewelry for the wall! […]

Foggy seas

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Another new oil-painting: Foggy Seas, 30×30 cm, oil on wood

Sunset in summer

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Another abstract oil-painting: Sunset in Summer, 20,5×29,5 cm, oil on wood

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

Stril Luna

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Stril Luna is the name of Simon Møkster Shipping´s new offshore vessel. It´s a beautiful supply-ship, about 80 meters long, with accommodation for about 25 people. I am very honored and happy to deliver the artwork for this ship. The ship was Christened a month ago, but is still not finished for another couple of […]


Friday, July 18th, 2014

Today is the Christening of a new fishing vessel, and it´s name will be Østerbris which means Eastern-wind. This picture was given as a gift to the ship from one of their suppliers. “Slåtterøy fyr”(/ Slåtterøy lighthouse) 40×60 cm

Øyfjord and Øysund

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Bømlo brønnbåtservice are Christening two new ships today: Øyfjord and Øysund, and two of their suppliers wanted to give them gifts on the big day. One picture for each ship from both of them. “Våt på beina, tørr i håret”, (Wet feet,dry hair) 40×50 cm  The ship-owners are from Alvsvåg, where these two sea-houses are […]

Skandi Iceman video presentation

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

If you´ve ever wondered about these ships that I keep telling you about. Click on the video below with a presentation of Skandi Iceman. It gives a better impression than I ever could, of exactly how awesome these great vessels are! Skandi Iceman is owned by DOF, the world´s largest offshore shipping company.  I am […]

Normand Vision

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

“In the middle of a longing/ Longing home, longing away” 35×70 cm Today is the Christening of Normand Vision, Solstad Shipping´s newest ship in their fleet. Wärtsila Norway AS  delivered the engine solution to the ship. And as a gift on the big day, they chose to give the shipping company this picture. It is from […]


Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

A new big commission is soon on it´s way out of the door. But first, varnishing, drying and framing the pictures… Not to mention the packing process. Shipping them requires extra attention on the packing. It seems dull, but a lot more time goes into this part of the process than you´d think. So not all […]

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