Author Archives: ornbardur

About ornbardur

Sóknarprestur, fv. fulltrúi í Stjórnlagaráði. Parish Minister Church of Iceland (Lutheran), former member of the Constitutive Council of Iceland. Now serving within The Church of Norway.

Two buildings in Brumunddal, Norway

First the old Buttekvern which is now a gallery and museum and then an old barn at Byflatvegen. Inn the distance The Mjøsa Tower, the worlds tallest wooden building, opened recently with apartments and hotel rooms.

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A good ride! I rode my bicycle for 43 km today!

From Brumunddal were I live to Hamar in the Hedmark region. Sketched Hamar Cathedral and Hamar Train Station. It was sunny but cold, the sky was clear blue in a mix of cobalt blue and french ultramarine. I rode my … Continue reading

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Take two!

When is a sketch done? Sometimes you can add some strokes and colors. I did that indeed with this one of Veldre Church in Norway.

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Veldre Church – An adventure palace?

Went on a cycling tour in the neighborhood. Took a brake at Veldre Church where I met pastor Salvar. Painted this loose and free sketch of the church and then carried on cygling in the cold and sunny weather!

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Spring will come! Vorið kemur!

Painted while having breakfast in Brumunddal, Norway. There have been some minus degrees Celcius during the past nights. Next week it will be warmer, I hope.

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Berlínarblogg 5 – Forgotten sketches

I had forgotten to colour 3 sketches in my book. Now I have added life to them.

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Berlínarblogg 4

Sketches from my trip to Berlin in March 2019.  1. Monument about the part the Soviet army had in conquering Berlin and bringing the nazi regime to its surrender.  I was raised up in opposition to communism during the cold … Continue reading

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