Having fun during vacations

One week back from my vacations in Mallorca I want to show you a 4 Minute video of me being drawn by a street artist. Jacques is a street artist from France and draws caricatures and portraits. After he had finished a couple I talked to him. It’s always nice to meet people with common …

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I am not alone

In July I posted a list of blogs of professional artists and art schools which I find useful and informative for those learning classical art at home. But there are also blogs in the internet by other self teaching people just like me. For example this is Heather’s blog and I must say she is …

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Blogs Blogs Blogs

“Hi Bjorn I have only just found your site, I have been checking the sites on the internet for reasonable priced or free classical instruction….. Is there any other websites you could recommend or books you have found helpful Best regards …”   There are many art related blogs out there in the internet and …

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Advices from a professional artist

In 2006 I was happy to find an artist near where I live who has attended a classical atelier in Florence. Born in Jugoslavia, artist Michael Milosevic, who lived in Canada for a long period of time and then moved to Florence to study at the Angel Academy of Art now lives in Bad Homburg …

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Free Alla Prima portrait painting demonstrations

There are hundreds of instructional videos and painting demonstrations for purchase on the web and I don’t want to question their use. They are mostly narrated and good ones also show the palette and the colors that are used throughout the painting process. For example Cesar Santos’ video (LINK) is a very good one with …

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