Posts Tagged ‘Drawings’

Video: My Travel Sketchbook – Rotterdam

I love traveling! It is one of the greatest joys for me to get on that train and head to some inspiring place and meet some amazing people. So last weekend Alex and I hoped on a train and 3 hours later we found ourselves in Rotterdam. Take a look at my latest video taking you with us on our weekend trip, showing you my travel sketchbook, colors and brushes and how I draw and paint on the go. Ready? Here we go…

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Short Films About Me And Optimistic Art Are On YouTube Now

I decided a week ago to try out a new form of art – video! After a couple of days of purchasing new camera, coming up with ideas for movies, practicing and actual shooting Alex and I created our first two videos about me and my work. So exciting!!! :)



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25 May 2011

Free Printable Bunny Coloring Calendar 2011

Holiday season is here and so is my new free printable calendar 2011 as an early holiday gift to all the wonderful people who have been supporting me and my work online and offline! :) 2011 is the year of Rabbit and so my calendar is featuring cute hungry bunnies. Enjoy!

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Charcoal Drawings: Landscape And Portrait

For the last five months I’ve been drawing a lot with charcoal. It was a totally strange medium for me at the beginning and it felt limiting because of it’s lack of bright colors. But over the time, as I started to feel more confident with a stick of a charcoal in my hand, I began to appreciate the nice texture, contrast and variety of techniques this medium offers.

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24 Feb 2010

Live Drawing: Charcoal Portraits

It is time to show my progress in live drawing sessions I’ve been taking at Art Center in Groningen BK050 since last September. As I had no previous experience with live drawing before and no idea about charcoal as a drawing medium, I was really excited to try them all out. You can view my post about sketches from the first lesson on my old blog.

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03 Feb 2010

Happy Holidays!

My dear friends, I would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year of 2010! Thank you very much for all your support and feedback on my work! Every comment and message makes me happy! :) Hope you all will have a wonderful time celebrating holidays and a great beginning of a new year full of smiles and adventures!

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My Mail Me Art 2 Submission

 I must say that I really love the idea behind Mail Me Art project by Darren Di Lieto! It is a British-based project that aims to showcase a collection of artworks by different artists who participate by creating artistic envelops and mail packaging and sending them by normal post. What a fun way to create something unique and share it with others! :)

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21 Dec 2009

Drawing: Zebra

Here is one of my latest drawings: Zebra. What a beautiful animal! I really enjoyed working on this piece and had lots of fun drawing the stripes :)

I especially love the beautiful eyes of this animal that are curious and a bit sad at the same time…

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17 Dec 2009


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Vector Illustration: Jungle Beauty

While experimenting with the combination: Adobe Illustrator CS4 and Cintiq 12wx I found a lot of new possibilities for my vector illustrations. One of the first results I got is this new vector “Jungle Beauty” with a sweet Indian Girl riding a cute decorated Elephant on a Jungle forest path.

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11 Dec 2009

Free Printable Coloring Calendar 2010 With Cute Tiger

 I have a little holiday gift for you all! This year I created another Coloring Calendar 2010 this time with a cute baby tiger – symbol of the year 2010 – enjoying his ice cream :)

You can download it by clicking on the preview image of the calendar in this post.

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