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Mr.NiceGuy

Mr.NiceGuy

I got interested in testing Sketchbook Pro with a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and I must say I liked it a lot. Very nice overall feeling when drawing. The only thing I noticed “again” is that the Samsung gets all … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year. Learnt a few things this year as well, maybe this year I’ll buy a tablet computer to draw on, so I can draw digitally directly on screen. The MS Surface Pro 4 looks promising. I consider Wacom … Continue reading

Pointing finger

Pointing finger

I’ve had time and inspiration to play around with the open source animation application – Pencil 2D. The usual way I do it is that I just start drawing sketch after sketch not giving many minutes to decide wether I … Continue reading

The Great Pink Pig Ride

The Great Pink Pig Ride

These times of the year is usually busy for me, Therefore I don’t have that much time practicing my hobbies. This image was needed for an event that we arranged for a close relative. The image was drawn on the … Continue reading

Full speed ahead

Full speed ahead

Because I just got one year older I hereby present my vision for the future. At some point getting older it gets tougher to move around so what would be better than trying out the next big thing: remote controlled … Continue reading

More painting with Krita

More painting with Krita

It’s been a wile since I have had time to look at Krita but I had this character which I drew with Pencil2D that I wanted to put some colors on so since Krita is more up to the task … Continue reading

Angry Pig with Pencil2D

Angry Pig with Pencil2D

I haven’t tried Pencil2D for some months so just now I had some extra time to kill but my inspiration wasn’t exactly what I wanted so I ended up with this angry pig. I can’t blame Pencil2D in any way. … Continue reading

Profile sketch / Galaxy Note Pro

Profile sketch / Galaxy Note Pro

I had recently the opportunity to test a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro where I work. I didn’t have any high expectations because I have a cheaper Galaxy Tablet at home, on the other hand the Galaxy I own is two years old … Continue reading

Soccer ball in Blender

Soccer ball in Blender

  Here’s a recent project, A Soccer ball I made in Blender. I found a good tutorial (link) on how to produce the ball but I wasn’t pleased with just the ball so I thought I would try to fit … Continue reading

First baby steps with Krita

First baby steps with Krita

I finally took time to download the latest version of painting program called Krita, I’ve had a look at it before but due to lack of time I never tested it more thoroughly. I must say it’s gets a full … Continue reading

Drawing the grave robber

Drawing the grave robber

Here’s a few videos made by me while testing out a piece of software on the Aros operating system. Scanned an image that I sketched on paper first. The program ZuneFig is not bitmap graphics, it’s a vector graphics application so … Continue reading

Animating with Pencil 2D

Animating with Pencil 2D

Pencil 2D is open source and it has existed for quite a while but development stopped. Luckily a new effort to revive Pencil 2D was made and many updated versions has emerged since. Pencil 2D has a very nice feature … Continue reading

Animation – Flying Letters

Animation – Flying Letters

This one is an oldie. Amiga had a program like Blender not as advanced of course we are talking about 1993 – 95 here but it could do good stuff for you. The only drawback was it took ages to … Continue reading

Blender Render

Blender Render

After doing some 2D animation with Pencil 2D I thought it would be nice to switch to something completely different. I have been pushing this Blender 3D thing ahead of me for a long time now. I have acquainted myself … Continue reading

Animation from the past

Animation from the past

So I was a beginner when I first did this animation. Luckily I had the greatest computer around at the time, my Amiga 1200. It could easily do things you’d normally need a huge investment for. Thanks to that machine … Continue reading

Aros-Exec 10 years today

Aros-Exec 10 years today

            The most lively community site for AROS, turned 10 years today. As a binary birthday gift I made this collage. Aros is an alternative operating system like Linux is but it’s not based upon Linux. It’s roots … Continue reading

Aros Wallpapers

Aros Wallpapers

Two wallpapers i made for AROS. I used both Gimp and Inkscape for the one on the left. The one to the right was made only with Inkscape. .

Kittys Return To Castle Wolfenstein

Kittys Return To Castle Wolfenstein

Made for BSzili of ww.Aros-Exec.org for his effort of porting the “Return To Castle Wolfenstein” game to AROS operating system.

Foxy Aros Kitty

Foxy Aros Kitty

Another Gimp sketch of Kitty the mascot of the AROS operating system. This Kitty was not intended to be a look-alike of the original made by Eric Schwartz.

Painting and speed painting

Painting and speed painting

I have many times watched the amazing speed paintings of peoples faces on youtube posted by talented artists. In order to learn this digital form of art I decided to try it myself so here’s my first result i did … Continue reading

Bugs in AROS gets squashed !

Bugs in AROS gets squashed !

A campaign to fix the most annoying bugs in AROS (operating system) started on the community forum aros-exec. It was a big success, so I thought it was fun to do draw a picture relating to that event.

Diary of a madman

Diary of a madman

The amount of work put into AROS turning it from ABI V0 to ABI V1 is from my understanding huge and this is a warning to all developers, remember to take a break from coding. 🙂

It’s Friday. Yet another Kitty.

It’s Friday. Yet another Kitty.

Two versions of the Kitty Cat from AROS. I used Gimp and my Wacom tablet here. Gimp’s user inteface can be a bit tricky, but the more I dive into it the better so there’s still hope for me … … Continue reading

AmiWest AROS Poster

AmiWest AROS Poster

Poster for the AmiWest event in USA. AmiWest is a gathering where Amiga enthusiast meet to discuss the latest and greatest happening in the Amiga world. AROS was presented there so we needed a poster promoting AROS at the event. … Continue reading

He got GIMPed

He got GIMPed

10 boring minutes with GIMP. I got no idea who he is, maybe you do?  

Aros Broadway

Aros Broadway

One of the Aros distributions (Broadway) made me think of a cartoon character as mascot, you all know Linux got the penquin and so on….this was just me doing a test. It’s really not the mascot of Broadway currently. 🙂

CUBE2 Sauerbraten ported to AROS

CUBE2 Sauerbraten ported to AROS

The Amiga-like operating system AROS keeps on enhancing much because of talented developer Deadwood that has ported Mesa/Gallium 3D subsystem to AROS. The excellent open source game and first person shooter, CUBE2 is now ported by him too. So if you are a gamer and want … Continue reading

Commodore is back !

Commodore is back !

I thought now that Commodore 64x is out I’d celebrate that with a 80’s kind of cartoonish computer character poster. Salute C64X ! You’ll find more picture in my galleries.

Have a nice summer 2011 !

Have a nice summer 2011 !

A few other “Kitty’s”

Resistance is NOT futile :-)

Resistance is NOT futile 🙂

Been working on that same old logo of mine. Well not with Gimp this time but with Inkscape. I hope they like it

The Aros Kitty

The Aros Kitty

Eric Schwartz the famous Amiga animator once made a mascot for the open source operating system AROS. His drawings has amazed me ever sine I saw them years ago on my Amiga 500. Many have asked me to draw one … Continue reading

New tablet & Resistance logo

New tablet & Resistance logo

This is something I’m working on right now. A logo for http://resistance.no/  I’m wrestling GIMP to get this one done. I also got myself a new tablet, a Wacom tablet this time. The Aiptek tablet I have is good but not … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2011

Happy New Year 2011

Last year finally introduced me to Inkscape, which I was aware of but never really got into. Thanks to AROS and AmiFIG i got interested in vector graphics again. I’m really a pen and paper guy and using digital art … Continue reading

Inkscape – Getting acquainted

Inkscape – Getting acquainted

Tried it many times never got into it. But suddently after playing around with AmiFIG (see belov) i got interested in Inkscape again. So what to do ? Why not an own Icon-set for AmiFig ! Here’s the result :

Drawing a duck

Drawing a duck

Playing around with Open source “AMIGA” = AROS and one of it’s painting programs AmiFIG. Sketching was done in LunaPaint. 

Another Inkscape logo/icon

Another Inkscape logo/icon

A logo I made for a friend of mine for his Facebook group. Amiga and Playstation logos combined.

The main character of my next animation

The main character of my next animation

So I have a main idea of what my animation will be. Nothing in detail yet. I needed to have the main character outlined in order to take my ideas further.  So this is how he looks. A bandit, yes … Continue reading

09 passed, approaching 10…

09 passed, approaching 10…

‘ A new year feels like a new beginning. What could I be up to in 2010 ? I’m not sure but I would love to draw a lot more than I have done in past years. I thought about … Continue reading

Merry Christmas 2009

Merry Christmas 2009

Christmas is closing in again. So here’s a picture from my old archive (1997) This drawing was made for a newspaper that my former workplace regularly sent out to it’s employees.


Drawings

Take a look at my pen and paper drawings. In later years I usually paint in digital formats but sometimes it’s better to get back to the basics.

BlueCar300

To The Drawings

Animations

The Amiga computer was a great tool to have in the early 90’s when I started with animations. In this category you will se both new and old creations.

Scene300

To The Animations

Digital Images

Computer programs today has a lot to offer. I have used Gimp and Inkscape quite often and there’s almost no limitation to them. Truly inspiring software.

Kitty300

To The Images


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