The studio

Despite (or maybe because of) everything happening in the big world, my small world has felt like a sanctuary this month – I’m currently working on a series of paintings on board and paper with the working title: “Spring Cannot be Cancelled”, a series of partly abstracted still life paintings of plants & flowers from…

Winter pleasures

Helleborus niger: Julerose – Hellebore – Christmas Rose – Snow Rose – Oracle Flower – Schneerose – Christrose – Weihnachtsrose – Vaaleajouluruusu In ancient times Hippocrates applied Helleborus as a purgative and as a diuretic agent. Helleborus was also used in the treatment of mental diseases. In medieval times it was used to makes salves that witches used. Some thought of Helleborus as…