John Overgaard

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My name is John Overgaard and I live in Denmark.

I paint watercolors because I cannot help it - and because I want to create joy in the viewer.

I get my inspiration from the nature, and therefore most of my paintings are of the landscape.

I'm experiencing a challenge by painting watercolors, because the process is difficult,

planned spontaneity could be a description of this process.

I prefer to paint places I've been. It is the simplicity, light and vibrant colors that characterize the soul of watercolor and this is what I try to recreate.

In some of my watercolors I incorporate  "hidden messages." These are often quotes from the Bible.

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