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Dreams

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 From time to time, I dream very unusual, weird, colourful and surreal dreams. Probably it is not really unusual. According to neurologists and scientists of dreams, we dream almost the whole time and all similar dreams, and most of us just can't remember them.  I do. I do remember my dreams - sometimes. I often put down my dreams on paper in writing or drawings. I memorise and repeat them time after time, when still in bed, to not let them escape from my unconscious memory before they are printed in my conscious memory. Of course, I only bother with the most unusual, impossible, shocking or surreal dreams.  My mum always remembers her dreams; it could also be genetic, the fact that I sometimes remember my dream too.  I found something very fascinating in New Scientist (2 February 2013) about black and white and colour dreams. According to the reports from the 1950s, most people dreamed in black and white. This seemed to change over the following decade. By the late 19

My Brain - abstract collage/painting.

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I like this painting. In my humble opinion, "My brain" from the Brain Series is an exciting, original and uneasy work. Everything about making it was unusual. I painted/collaged it on the grass in front of my studio and worked long hours without getting tired. My brain was making/helping with creating it. It has been made of old CDs, wires, pieces of wood, plastics, old seeds, screws, nails, nuts..and probably many other things I forgot. Here is my brain talking to the world. I remembered to be high in spirit and energy when working on it. It is a giant canvas 120 x 140cm.  I am an empath, end my brain is very often bleeding when watching and reading and seeing the reality, inequality, unfairness, climate disaster, and the extinction of animals and plant species .it is not an optimistic image. That is why my brain was bleeding and still is.  

Portraits with a touch of imagination.

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Portraits with a touch of surreal, imaginative aspects, sometimes dark, funny or light and always mysterious. It is the way a painted image of somebody should be created. We all have secret spots in our souls, aren't we? Maybe I am wrong. I don't know. Perhaps just an exact image as in the photograph should satisfy a few and be accepted as good enough. Maybe for some. But not for me. I want to paint the person in their imaginary cosmos, and I love the impenetrable story around the character. Here are some examples of portraits in different styles: super realistic, imaginative, surreal, fantastic. You, as a customer, have the last word; however, I will try to persuade you to allow me to surprise you with my imagination.   

Silence

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I haven't been writing for almost 2 years. There are so money things happened in my life the last few years that I couldn't really catch the reality anymore. Lost one of the closest human beings that I had during my short life. I couldn't concentrate very much on paintings. I have been travelling a lot and hadn't really a place to paint. I moved from Devon to Cornwall. I had to leave the most beautiful place on this planet, maybe it is not the entire truth. But definitely, Dunchideock and the garden of Lyalls Cottage belong to the most outstanding place in Devon. I am still mourning.

From Cowboys to Astronauts - exhbition from waste material

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"I’ve often heard people say: ‘I wonder what it would feel like to be on board a spaceship,’ and the answer is very simple. What does it feel like? That’s all we have ever experienced. We are all astronauts on a little spaceship called Earth." - R. Buckminster Fuller I am taking part in an exhibition entitled From Cowboys to Astronauts . It takes place at The Enviro Hub, Devon Contract Waste inExeter ; from Monday April 20 till May, 24 2015. We, the artist from Devon, are presenting objects, installations, visual art etc made from waste. The meaning of it is to  promoting the concept of a circular economy – a regenerative economic system where materials and energy from products are recovered and put back into the system instead of simply being disposed of. The initiative for this exhibition came from Centre for Alternative Materials andRemanufacturing Technologies (CALMARE) , a business technology centre, part funded by the ERDF, based at the University of Exeter. T

The escape from the loony bin of life!

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My devotion to Pinocchio is not a secret. I have always loved the character from the book by Carlo Collodi, I loved Disney's Pinocchio, I love the Russian Pinocchio and I love my two Pinocchio toys. They have travelled with me around the world; they are very old and wise. Made in Russia, they came from Russia to me. They are old, probably 50 and 45 years old. They are aging, one of them has lost his hair, and unfortunately also his nose. Since I was introduced to Pinocchio's character I have always been painting and drawing this wonderful marionette.  Pinocchio willy-nilly was becoming a hero of my work. My first portrait of Pinocchio I made in oil on canvas;  very expressionistic, with fat, large strokes of brush paint.  It is kind of a dark painting. The next was lighter, brighter, finer, with spell of impressionistic touch.  The series Return of Peter Pan also has a Pinocchio theme. Two brothers sitting close to each other and talking. Pinocchio's Brothers

The Polish Fairy Tale

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“When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking. ”  ― Albert Einstein The Polish Fairy Tale - New painting from my new series Phantasmagoria It is a fairy tale about a Caterina di Barche, a daughter of a Polish prince from the Piast dynasty and a Tuscans princess from Siena. Once upon a time at the lands of the kingdom of Malopolska lived a princess named Caterina di Barche. The locals called her Delight…