Amanda-portrait in mural on canvas. Process and installation.

Provence mural on canvas with Trompe l’Oeil wall : progress photos of my work on that mural and installation . One of my favorite murals on canvas which I painted several years ago. That commission was for a French restaurant in Tampa Bay area. On the top photo: owner of that restaurant with his daughterContinue reading “Amanda-portrait in mural on canvas. Process and installation.”

Children portrait Commissions. Artist Tatiana Rugers

Paining children is a blessing to me. Beauty of their pure emotions always brings joy to our hearts. One of the question I am asked when somebody wants to commission a child portrait is : How do you make a child sit for you when you paint their portrait? The answer is that it isContinue reading “Children portrait Commissions. Artist Tatiana Rugers”

Art, stone crabs and fine wine!

Art for sale * Portraits/Commissions * Trompe l’Oeil * News * About Classes *Murals * Archive Stone crabs season recently opened in Florida! If you are like me, stone crabs is the best seafood in the world. But they are good only in Florida: just caught and never frozen. And of course they are great with white fine wines from Burgundy. I took a photo ofContinue reading “Art, stone crabs and fine wine!”

New portrait. Little girl from the past. Tampa, Florida

“Girl with green eyes and long lushes”. New portrait-commission in 2021. I painted that portrait from black/white old photo of my clients. The reference photo was old photo in black/white from many years ago. I had to “guess” the colors of the skin, lips, hair, dress, etc. But during our first meeting I took aContinue reading “New portrait. Little girl from the past. Tampa, Florida”

Young Tokyo girl. Original art

While exhibiting at Salon International show in Japan I was fortunate to watch presentation of Japanese traditional tea ceremony. There were several young girls with an older lady. And it was very beautiful and musical in a way. I took several photos of course for my memories. Later on, after a few years looking throughContinue reading “Young Tokyo girl. Original art”