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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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A year after Lehman: How to nail the job

oktober 8, 2009

Unemployment among new Danish graduates has tripled since last year. And now I know people that are feeling the job-market effects of last falls decision to let Lehman Brothers fail. The jobmarket is impossible with hundreds of applicants for each advertised job. Another strategy is to apply for those open positions that aren’t advertised. Unsolicited […]

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Waiting for friday, retirement, life etc.

oktober 6, 2009

I think one of the fallacies of 9-5 is that we are “saving up” for the real life. I used to cringe whenever I heard someone say “I can’t wait till friday” in my old job. Even worse when I was occaionally lured into the choir of: “When I turn 40 I’ll sell my company […]

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Opening night of “Bottom out?”

oktober 5, 2009

Friday night was a cause for celebration as the new paintings were revealed in “Just Another Gallery” Thanks again to all of you who showed up and made it a great party! Below are a few pictures, if you have more please send them to me and I will post them. best regards, Carl If […]

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The lure of big business

oktober 4, 2009

I am thinking back at my time in business school, and the roadshows given by big corporations to ensure a steady supply of young applicants. The HR policy of big business seems to be based around a concept similar to the game show Survivor: 1. Establish a reputation for excellence and competitiveness. 2. Rely on […]

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Overtime vs. own time

oktober 3, 2009

What an evening! The exhibition “Bottom out?” opened yesterday evening and I am thrilled that so many great people shared the experience. Thank you all for making it a fun event! I’ll be posting pictures from the opening as soon as I get them off my cousins Camera. Thanks for helping out Niels! If there […]

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Invitation to the exhibition “Bottom out?”

juli 31, 2009

Just Another Gallery inviterer Dem med ledsager til ferniseringen: “Bottom Out?” “Inverted Girl” from Artworks by Carl Frederik Waage Beck Phrasal Verb: [bottom out]: To descend to the lowest point possible, after which only a rise may occur… See: U.S. subprime mortgage crisis. bot·tomn.: The trousers or short pants of pajamas. Often used in the […]

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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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