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Sunday, November 28, 2010

a happy new year card

this is a 6x8in. colored pencils greeting card on pastel pad.

Little Snow Girl

This is my oil pastels version of the russian tale for children Little snow girl.
A christmas gift to my mother who bought this book for me when I was 2 years old.My greatgrandmother read it to me and i used to recite the poem story by heart.It was in verse in its translation from Russian.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

recycled CD art

A couple of cd's I am paiting in tempera and paper napkin collage for gifts.
They have glitter for holiday spirit.

Friday, November 19, 2010

poinsettia - gift of love

a tempera painting on canvas panel 6x8in.
For my husband as a christmas gift.

and here I added gold


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

impressionist pastels series

From imagination, chalk pastels on canson Mi-teintes pad 8x11in.

field of daffodils

field od tulips

Wisteria impressions

field of daisies

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Monday, November 15, 2010

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

two more paintings today

I got the blues

chalk pastels on black pastel pad 6x9in.

Rose nostalgia

oil pastel on black pastel pad 6x9in.

Tiferet Journal published my art

The online edition of Tiferet Journal published my work "for her" in the october edition.
Tiferet Journal Digital Issue October 2010

cheerful rock roses

mixed media: watercolors and chalk pastels on watercolor pad 9x12in.
same reference as rock roses impressions.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

rosebud impressions

Mixed media: watercolor pencils and chalk pastels on watercolor pad 6x9in.
From photo by Caren Grant on Red bubble.

Monday, November 8, 2010

rock rose impressions

chalk pastels on canson Mi-teintes pad 8x11in.
from photo provided by Caren Grant on Red Bubble.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

orange rosebud

oil pastels on Artagain black pastel pad 9x12in.
Photo provided by LoneAngel on Red Bubble.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010


colored pencils and oil pastels on canson Mi-teintes black pastel pad 9x12in.

For the challenge in Paint and Draw Together

Monday, November 1, 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010

impresionist swan painting - a collaboration

chalk pastels on artagain black pastel pad 9x12in.
from a photo by Monica Scanlan

for a collaboration challenge in RED BUBBLE.

Friday, October 22, 2010

crysanthemum and peacock fantasy

original oil pastels painting on Bristol board red pad 9x6in.

and a  mixed media collage.

monarch wing in chalk pastels

this is part of a wonderful project including 9 artists around the world, painters and photographers who are collaborating in creating a monarch butterfly.
This is my section of art which is a quick test of the concept.All art in this project is rather abstract than realist.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Sunday, October 17, 2010

second pastel(on canvas)

This was pure fun. Done on canvas pad 9x12in. with an underpainting in watercolor.
My cheap set of 2x48 chalk pastels for $10 is a great toy to play with.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

first pastel painting

These are chalk pastels mixed with just a bit of watercolor pencils and colored pencils on Artagain pastel pad 9x12in.
For a challenge on PADT.

Friday, October 15, 2010