Bornholm and the Knights templar

januar 10, 2010

I am a Copenhagen guy, but my roots are grounded in the sand of Skagen and Bornholm. These two locations are about as far distanced from each other as is possible within the tiny country of Denmark. Bornholm has always played a large role in my life, and I continue to spend many vacations there. […]

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Frost on Copenhagen lakes

januar 9, 2010

Dear friends, Winter is really sinking it’s teeth into little Denmark. I was out walking around the central lakes of Copenhagen today, shooting photos of people skating, flying kites, playing etc. “Søpavillonen” is one of the typical vistas in this neighbourhood. I managed to get a few decent shots despite of the frosty wind biting […]

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Winter settling on Forum

januar 7, 2010

I decided today that I was going to get started on my HDR journey, and I have now spent a great deal of time on Trey Ratcliffs excellent blog “Stuck in Customs” Trey makes some amazing HDR photography and I really encourage you to check it out. Temples, Fireworks, Sunrises – it all looks great! […]

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Merry green XMAS

december 30, 2009

Dear friends, I have been busy celebrating xmas the past few weeks, so as you might have noticed there has not been much activity here on the Paintshooter blog. A merry xmas to you all! I hope you have all had a great time with friends and family. I sure enjoy this time of year. […]

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Inspiration right outside the window

december 11, 2009

These days, one need not look far for artistic inspiration. Here’s a short clip from my windowsill. The world is getting smaller, flatter, more crowded etc… Enjoy, Carl If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed!

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Speedpainting Mendelssohn

december 6, 2009

Dear friends, speed rocks! enjoy this speedpainting video of the making of Mendelssohn. Awesome music by st. Germain, I am sure Mendelssohn would like it. Best regards, Carl If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed!

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Never too late to celebrate: Mendelssohn 200 years old in 2009

december 2, 2009

Dear friends, I know it’s getting late in the year, but having spent most of the tuesday evenings this fall rehearsing Mendelssohn psalms with the choir “Koncertforeningens kor” I just had to make a portrait of the man who was born on feb 3. 1809 and wrote his first symphony at the age of 12. […]

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How to draw a 2-bit naked lady

december 1, 2009

Dear friends, I spent some time the other afternoon experimenting with some 2 bit sketching. Enjoy this lovely naked lady as she emerges in front of your eyes. Best regards, Carl From Sketches By Carl Frederik Waage Beck If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed!

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“Denied” – the story of the Iraqi Asylum seekers in Brorsons church

november 19, 2009

Dear friends, A few months ago I wrote a post called morality vs. democracy about the Iraqis asylum seekers that took refuge in Brorsons church on Nørrebro. By order of the Minister for Refugees, Immigrants and Integration and for Ecclesiastical Affairs, Birthe Rønn Hornbech, the church was emptied by the Danish police at 2 am […]

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Top 5 easy ways to stay physically fit in your 9-5 deskjob

oktober 18, 2009

I don’t believe in 9-5. That is, I don’t believe in the traditional way 9-5 is carried out: You get in at the desk, turn your computer on, while it boots up go grab some coffee next to the water cooler, sit down at your desk, work, eat lunch and work at the desk, work, […]

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