Still Life - Bread Slicer

Yes, it's a bread slicer - painted in Denmark, while preparing still life curriculum.

Artist Friendly Metallic Fresnel


This paper is due to appear in Journal of Computer Graphics Techniques (jcgt.org)
pdf preprint

Stuck in Denmark with pot and onions


Happiness is stumbling upon old copper pots. Very limited color scheme - variations on warm yellows..

SIGGRAPH 2011


Last Fall has been awarded best student project at Siggraph Asia 2011. There is a mention on fxguide

Ferrari (and Fourier)


A 1:18 Ferrari 250 parked on top of a book (Fourier Analysis and its Applications.. yes, I tend to put still life motives on books.. and warm yellow goes nice with Ferrari red). Painted from life using Photoshop.

Coffee & Comics


a French Press standing on a really good comic book - Logicomix

material study - brezel (or pretzel)


..an authentic German Brezel, painted from life using photoshop (and now it's gone...forever)

material study - plastic bag


painted from life using photoshop

material study - tea



I'd take coffee over tea any day - but there was a nice color temperature change and light scattering through. Painted from life using photoshop (and coffee:-))

life sketches - boat upside down


sketched from life, added some color from memory in photoshop

background sketch


blue skies and photoshop

background sketch

life sketches - norwegian rocks II


sketched from life, pained in photoshop from memory

life sketches - norwegian rocks


sketched from life.. painted from memory using photoshop (and coffee)

sketchy salt - step by step


playing with diffuse surfaces, soft lighting and keeping a simple color scheme.. painted from life using photoshop

material study - fluffy stuff


Spending too much time with wavelets and fourier.. sometimes its nice just to paint... this is Sheldon patiently posing for a still life - painted from life using photoshop

still life - espresso





Material study of a moka pot. Both painted from life - the first using photoshop, the second using acrylics

SIGGRAPH 2010

"Controlling the dark side of toon shading" has been accepted at SIGGRAPH 2010. Here is preview of the abstract and poster.

pdf at ACM

copenhagen - rusty sailboat


sketched on location about a year ago (may 2009), finally got the time to clean it up - painted from memory in photoshop

stuck in norway - rock and mud



sketched on location, painted from memory in photoshop

still life - broccoli


..a small tribute to broccoli.. painted from life in photoshop

Toon shading - controlling the dark side



..a sketchy summary of a handy way of controlling toon shading

flower pots


sketched on location, painted from memory in photoshop

summer in copenhagen


finally got time to clean up an old sketch I did in copenhagen

Stuck in Norway #3


Sketched from life.. painted in photoshop from memory

Stuck in Norway #2


Sketched from life, painted in photoshop from memory

Stuck in Norway #1


Sketched from life, painted in photoshop from memory

early morning sketch #05 - tent


they've set up a cluster of tents on the lawn outside - so far no creepy clowns.. As always - Sketched on location, then painted from memory in photoshop

early morning sketch #04 - sunrise


the sunlight is really really red at sunrise :-)... sketched on location, painted from memory in photoshop

still life - metal sieve?


not quite sure what this is.. painted from life using photoshop