From the category archives:


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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P for Paint, Portrait and Pleasure, not Photo.

juli 22, 2009

At home I have several binders full of old photographs; happy days, sad days and all the stuff in between. Yesterday was a great day: Celebrating my wife Annes birthday at home and with her family. I love photos, don’t get me wrong. But sometimes the best way to catch the essence of someone else […]

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That was that? Michael Jackson leaves 3 kids.

juli 8, 2009

Dear friends, I don’t have much more to say about MJ. Many things were said yesterday at the memorial in Staples, California, and now Paris Jackson is EVERYWHERE in the news, youtube etc. I recognize the HUGE impact Mj has had on the music industry and society as a whole. But come on! It’s just […]

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Disarming art: Using art as a force of change

juni 25, 2009

Dear friends, This is the second painting in the series “Naked People” that I have set out to create during the next few months. While sticking to a motif that is universally understood and recognized, in this series I intend to explore the role of art and how art can be applied as a force […]

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Don’t start from scratch

februar 12, 2009

The best way to start is to have started already. Now how can we do this when we are staring at a blank page, or facing a white canvas? Or starting a new blog or building a webpage? Don’t start from scratch, build on something! Garden Chair, from Artworks by Carl Frederik Waage Beck Now […]

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