After struggling with the majesty of the Norwegian fjords, the Swedish countryside around the Siljan Lake in Dalarna county was pretty easy painting. The parts of Sweden I saw in the past ten days were all exceedingly picturesque. Small farms and lots of very pretty lakes and fields.
The Parking Lot at the Tällberg Forum. 20 x 30 cm, oil on linen.
The Church at Rättvik. 20 x 30 cm, oil on linen.
I was staying in a cabin in the village of Tällberg with my student Louis Ryan. We were shown around a bit by the local talent Anders Ståhl, and the weather was beautiful for much of the time.
Above Lake Siljan. 20 x 30 cm, oil on linen.
The Bell Tower at Mora. 30 x 20 cm, oil on linen.
Birch Trees on the Banks of Lake Siljan. 25 x 35 cm, oil on linen.