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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.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

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

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Monday, October 18, 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

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Christmas cards

This is the first in a series of Christmas cards from imagination
I will draw and send this year to family and friends.

colored pencils on Artagain black pad 6x9in.

and the second for today

Friday, October 8, 2010

still life with gala apple

colored pencils, caran d'ache crayons, oil pastels on artagain black pastel pad 9x12in.

Thursday, October 7, 2010


mixed media collage based on my sketch from 2008

Halloween it's just around the corner.

Monday, October 4, 2010

new calendar 2011

beautiful women revisited is a calendat expressing my interpretation of this 21 century esthetics and fashion for women.

you can find this one and many more by m(alec)e(lena) at :

femme fatale goes gothic

from imagination and it was pretty hard to imagine this pose, the only reference used was for the tattoo.
colored pencils on bristol board orange pad 9x12in.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

respect me as I am

this is for all those who seek acceptance in today's societies.

caran d'ache neocolor crayons on artagain black pastel pad 9x12.

Venus, goddess of love and beauty

From imagination.
colored pencils on Fabriano Tiziano pastel pad 8x11in.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

two more girls from imagination

going green?
oil pastels on strathmore artagain black pastel pad 9x12in.

forbidden beauty
colored pencils and oil pastels on bristol pad 9x12in.