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The unimportant becoming the main thing

I have always had an A-line and a B-line in my art. The A-line is the serious work, carefully done, with a lot of thinking in between the sessions. Like for instance a landscape, where I may work on a row of trees maybe 10 times to make them more and more realistic. While at the same time trying to maintain the expressionist style.

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You are no painter when…

I am a painter and I am also still an active psychologist. Yesterday I was teaching a training in ‘provocative coaching’. My colleague Jeffrey was talking about how interdependent we are as people. In a very real sense, you are no writer if you have no readers. You are no parent if you have no children. You are no fighter without opponents. And… you are no painter if nobody sees your work.

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Unexpectedly, peace in my painting

What’s happening? Remember I was talking about artists having their ‘periods’ and the idea of creating a body of work of similar paintings? In my last post before this one?

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Kline has landed

What’s going on? I have several new paintings and projects. And I am getting ready for the Mystic Dike exposition (11 out of 12 works finished and framed). And I found a new technique.

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Composition

What am I working on? I finished something: 8 small works on watercolor paper and framed in sets of two. They are now in our office building, in the hallway. That building is sort of a ‘captive audience’. A very silent audience, now with corona…

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Blind Horse

What am I working on? This is a painting that I worked on before, it’s now finished. “Blind Horse Dreaming of Dragons“. I really like it. It lifts my mood every time I see it.

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The evening

This is part 3 of my Doctor Kline series. It is now evening.

Doctors are everywhere in the media these days. And not only in the media also in the hospitals of course, which are filling up with corona patients needing life support. Doctors and nurses are becoming heroes; they work long hours and run big risks.

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