Riddarholmen in the morning

Sally Usher Stockholm

I often see this view from the back of a motorbike in Stockholm. I love the timelessness of the Church with its unique metal spire in the background standing proud. Early in the morning, there is a fresh, clean feeling, with a golden light from the water reflecting onto the townhouses giving them a warm glow. This picture took a …

Tyska Kyrkan

Sally Usher Gamla stan, Nature

Tyska Kyrkan meaning “German Church”, is located in central Gamla Stan. I originally made a smaller version of this painting a year ago which ended up being a present for a friend. I have been wanting to paint a large version for some time now so got out the brushes and got to work. I wanted a strong blue sky …

Sommar

Sally Usher Gamla stan, Stockholm

I was inspired to paint this after a stroll in Gamla Stan, Stockholm last summer.  Wandering aimlessly along the winding streets is always a pleasure, you always find something that you hadn’t noticed before.  If you shut your eyes, you become more aware of the sounds and smells sometimes hidden in the background.  You also feel the heat hitting your …