Friday, November 8, 2013

SOLD New Kitty

Added new kitty to my 6 x 6 cat paintings collection.

6 x 6 inches, oil on gessoboard

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Our Husky

 Finally I have something finished and here is one of the reasons I haven't painted for so long - our new Husky puppy. His name is Loki.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

 Daily Paintworks Upside Down Challenge. It was great fun and I really liked to paint upside down, it helps to see shapes.
I painted this picture for

Summer Day

9 x 12, oil on Arches oil paper

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

More Roses

 I took some rose pictures from our neighborhood during morning walk. Aren't they beauties?

Saturday, July 20, 2013

SOLD Black-Eyed Susans

We visited with family butterfly festival and Black-Eyed Susans are one of flowers butterflies really like.
I like this painting much more in real life, somehow had a trouble photographing it.

Black-Eyed Susans

oil on Arches oil paper

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Garden Flowers

Kids and I planted some flowers from seeds this spring and this are flowers what came out. Unfortunately I forget their name, can anyone help me?

Friday, July 5, 2013

One more Sunflower

I was very happy with my previous Sunflowers painting, so with a little time i had tried one more.


6 x 6 inches, oil on gessoboard

Wednesday, July 3, 2013


Daily Paintwork's this weeks challenge was to paint sunflowers, so here is my try.


12 x 12, oil on Gessoboard

Monday, July 1, 2013

The Rain is Coming

I had one month pause, didn't paint at all and it was quite difficult to start new painting, but I am happy with end result. Now just how to find more time for painting?

The Rain is Coming

16 x 20 inches, oil on canvas

Thursday, June 6, 2013

SOLD Kitten 2

Another little kitten wanted to be painted.

6 x 6, oil on gessoboard

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

SOLD Peacock

This is entry to the Pop the Peacock challenge in Daily Paintworks.

After few weeks of busyness found time to paint a little and decided to take part in this interesting challenge. What do you think, does my peacock pop enough in this painting?

Friday, May 24, 2013

The Oklahoma Tornado Fundraiser

Daily Paintworks is holding an auction for the  Oklahoma Tornado Victims .

I donated my Iris 4 painting.

Lots of artist have submitted their work of art for this great cause, go take a look! Thank you.

Calico Cat - SOLD

This is custom painting of my dear friend's Calico cat named Missy. This wonderful cat has a lot of character. Love it!


SOLD,  11 x 14 inches, oil on canvas

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Surprise gift

This is my friends cat Jacks, who likes to clime and sit in shopping bags.


16 x 20 inches, oil on canvas

Monday, May 20, 2013

Boat with palette knife

One evening being tired, I wanted just to have fun and painted this sail boat with palette knife, doing also lots of scratching in the paint.

16 x 20 inches, oil on canvas

Friday, May 17, 2013

Sun Set

  I caught this great Sun Set on the camera by my grocery store. This clouds brought big scary thunderstorm, but this moment was just beautiful. Do you think I should paint this great view and how (together with cars or not)? Thank You for coming by!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Friday, May 10, 2013

Update on our Strawberries and Rhododendrons

Today's post is full off pictures, because I could not choose which photos to left out. Rhododendron blooms so majestically in  our backyard. Take a look:

 And soon, soon we will have some strawberries, and then some.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Sixth Iris - SOLD

For a long time I thought that Irises are purple but now I have seen every possible color. Just yesterday I saw pure yellow Irises near our neighborhood. I'm planning to go back and take pictures. Today I painted one of my favorite color Irises.

Iris 6 Sold

8 x 10 inches, oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 7, 2013


Meet the cute "Bertha". My daughters friend has a new kitten and I was happy to paint her.

 6 x 6 inches, oil on Gessoboard

Monday, May 6, 2013

Fifth Iris

I had time to paint one more Iris. I run out off 8 x 10 canvases, so other Irises need to wait a little.

Iris 5

8 x 10 inches, oil on canvas

Sunday, May 5, 2013


As part of Leslie Saeta's 30 day challenge  I've created a collage with a few of my recent paintings. What do you think? Thank You for visiting!

Iris 2, 3, 4

 Here are Irises I painted yesterday.

All of them are 8 x 10 inches, oil on canvas


Saturday, May 4, 2013


I painted today three more Irises, but forget to take pictures. So for today photos of beautiful Irises in our neighborhood. I plan to paint them also.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Iris 1

I will paint a series of irises (my favorite flowers)/ This  is the first one.


8 x 10 inches, oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Set the Sail

Today I painted something totally different from what I usually paint. It started me seeing wonderful photo with this boat and with photographer Helgi Maripuu permission I decided to give it a try.

Set the Sail

16 x 20 inches, oil on canvas

Monday, April 29, 2013

Boston Terrier

I will be soon quite knowledgeable about dog breeds :)

Boston Terrier

11 x 14 inches, oil on canvas

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Another Pug - SOLD

Decided that I need to paint this Pug one more time. I'm happier with this one, my kids love the previous one.

8 x 10 in., oil on canvas SOLD

Thursday, April 25, 2013


Yesterday we saw this little Pug in the park. Kids were very excited and hugged and patted the poor dog for a long time.


11 x 14 in, oil on canvas

On sale in my Etsy store

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Girl on the Beach

I have worked on this painting last  two days and decided that is finished now.

Girl on the Beach

18 x 24 in, oil on canvas