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Highlights from 2017

In 2017 I became single and moved to the next town over (Mosjøen in Northern Norway.) It was a good year, a terrible year.

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A Dream of Jane Austen: Lena Adams, 2017. Oil on canvas, 40x30cm. A reddit gets drawn portrait. Sold.

I started to get friendly with burnt umber:

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Figure study in burnt umber: Lena Adams, 2017. Oil on canvas, I believe it was at least 40cm wide. Donated for a charitable auction.
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Self portrait in umber: Lena Adams, 2017. Oil on canvas paper, 24x32cm.

I did quite a few master copies:

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Portrait of Christ after Ivan Kramskoy: Lena Adams, 2017. Bic on A4.
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Saint Peter after Guido Reni: Lena Adams, 2017. Bic on A4.

I even played with charcoal:

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Aleister Crowley: Lena Adams, 2017. Charcoal on A3.
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Claudia: Lena Adams, 2017. Charcoal on A3. Sold.

I did more than a few ink drawings:

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Figure study: Lena Adams, 2017. Bic on Bristol, A3. Sold
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The Blue Apron: Lena Adams, 2017. Bic on A4. Sold

and ink paintings

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Oranges are supposedly the only fruit: Lena Adams, 2017. Ink and watercolor, 24x32cm.

And realized the importance of Zoe Princess Dramaticum

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Zoe: Lena Adams, 2017. Ink-wash on Bristol, A4.
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