Steinar uses reference photography as the main source for his image making process. In the past, his reference material would be interpreted as line work on illustration board for airbrushing, with acrylics and inks. These days, photos are imported directly into Photoshop where they are edited, enhanced and digitally airbrushed when needed. Often many separate photos are used to create single objects, for example a layered cake will have each layer photographed separately then these will be compiled in Photoshop. This way, elements within an image can be changed as required.
You could call Steinar’s style ‘tasty’ or ‘yummy’ seeing as so many of his images involve delectable foods. His work is photorealistic, with a touch of airbrushing and sprinkles of humour where appropriate.