Category Archives: About Astrid

Desert/Remote places

Deserts have always been my inspiration ever since I drove across the Nullabor Plains between Melbourne and Perth in Australia. The red soil, contrasted with the azure sky. All around you are reminded of the ancient sea floor before history and the first signs of life crawled out of the water. Rocks and boulders are…
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Spiritual/Goddesses

Contemporary Buddha  90x130cm - This image is one of my Buddha paintings which I have digitally worked over. It gives it more unique and contemporary presence. I have used gold leaf on the original which you can’t see in this image. Buddha’s and Goddesses are meditative on their own and evoke a sense of spirituality…
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Nature /Growth

This is a large screen comprising of three panels that stands on the floor. It is based on foliage and flora taken from a park that I have frequented. On one side it has day, with lashings of gold leaf to represent sunlight. On the other side there is more blue and silver leaf in…
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Abstract Emotive

A Portal to the Past - 150x80cm – This painting highlights my memories from childhood where I grew up in Thailand and Malaysia. When visiting Asia I am reminded of those times. The heady mix of smells, sounds and exotic food tastes come flooding back to me like a tide. I think that background and…
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