Sigil Magic

My sigil-method… Sigil Magick is a visual form of magick. It´s a encoding of a desire or a wish that is not readable to the intelectual mind, thus it can not be subject of the critical mind. The idea behind sigil magick is quite simple. Name a wish or a desire you would like to … More Sigil Magic

How to make gelatine solution for traditional chinese and japanese Painting Styles, like Nihonga and Gong Bi

Nikawa is the japanese word for the gelatine solution that is used in certain old chinese and japanese painting styles, namely nihonga and gong bi style. The gelatine solution is used as a binder for pigments, as well as for preparation ( sizing ) of the paper, to reduce its absorbancy. In this video I … More How to make gelatine solution for traditional chinese and japanese Painting Styles, like Nihonga and Gong Bi

Mountain Water Clouds & Moon – Some work in progress pictures

Finally I did it. This picture was a lot of work, even if it may not look so. There are lots and lots of layers of soft grey washes done here. It may not reach the hundred-mark, but I am sure there are about 60-80 layers. For those who are interested in, I managed to … More Mountain Water Clouds & Moon – Some work in progress pictures

Working with No-Tan´s – value-scetches

I just found an old blog-entry of mine from 2013… The words “No-Tan” come from the traditional japanese art and mean the general, and most often the tone-value structure of a picture.  “No” has the meaning of dark, saturated ink ( traditional japanese painting is mostly done in black-white ), while “Tan” has the meaning … More Working with No-Tan´s – value-scetches