Winter in Dalarna: A Serene Mixed Media Artwork Inspired by the Swedish Countryside
Updated: Apr 8
As a Scandinavian artist, my artwork is deeply influenced by my cultural heritage. Today I want to share with you, a recent piece I made titled "Winter in Dalarna". This mixed media artwork, measuring 5.8 inches by 8.3 inches, is a fine art representation of a rustic Swedish cabin found in Dalarna County, Sweden, during the winter season.
Through a combination of colored pencils and acrylic paint, I wanted to capture the serene and peaceful atmosphere of the Swedish countryside in winter. The colors used in this piece are mostly white, red, gray, black, and brown, creating a wintery wonderland that transports the viewer to this picturesque location.
"Winter in Dalarna" is a reflection of my experiences growing up in Denmark and my many visits to Dalarna. The beauty of the countryside during winter has always captivated me, and I wanted to capture this essence in my artwork. The rustic cabin depicted in this piece is a symbol of the simple, yet beautiful way of life that can be found in the Swedish countryside and throughout the region.
I have always been drawn to mixed media as a way of expressing my feelings and vision, and I love working with a mix of colored pencils and acrylic paint. The combination of these mediums allows me to add vivid detail and precision to the artwork, making it a fine art piece that I hope truly captures the beauty of the Swedish countryside. You can head to my Saatchi Art page to view this and more of my work. I have both originals and prints available for sale over there if you're looking to bring a little piece of winter into your home.
About the author:
Liv Hansen is a Danish fine artist and actress with experience living and working in diverse cultural environments such as Los Angeles, London, and Vancouver. Her art reflects a deep passion for creativity, storytelling, and the human condition, often drawing inspiration from her travels and personal experiences. With her recognizable and distinctive style, Liv's artworks capture the essence of both contemporary life and the days of the past, often centered around the beauty of the world around us. Liv is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark.