~ The Secret Gardens ~




» Bride 2017.
Original oil on canvas painting
 36x42 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
Model: Janna Prosvirina
» Work in progress









Catch the Sun 2016.
Original oil on canvas painting
 51x30 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
» Work in progress




» Flower 2015.
Original oil on canvas painting
 41x40 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
Model: Kory Sanders
» Work in progress

  











» Lost Kingdom 2015.
Original oil on canvas painting
 60x41 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
Model: Marjolein Gulinski












» Angel 2014.
Original oil on canvas painting
 50x59 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
» Work in progress









» Memories 2013.
Original oil on canvas painting
 60x40 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
» Detail














» Promise 2011.
Original oil on canvas painting
 42x40 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
» Work in progress








» Challenge 2010.
Original oil on canvas painting
 50x40 cm
Series The Secret Gardens







Prayer 2009.
Original oil on canvas painting
 33x25 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
Model: Thomas Willeford
» Detail

  











Presentiment 2008.
Original oil on canvas painting
 30x26 cm
Series The Secret Gardens
Model: Marjolein Gulinski
» Detail

 
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The magnificent nature has revealed many things, but also much more it has left for us to discover and explore. Its opaque gardens called us to discover its secret messages. There is a secret, whose doors we are only slightly opened, and this is the secret of human nature. The gallery of amazing human souls, mysterious eyes and smiles, awakens the imagination of the viewer. Portrait painting is a perpetual inspiration for artists. Painting people is a challenge, because there is no harder work than visual means to present the human soul. Portray a man means to uncover the truth about him, catching his thought, to communicate with him. The challenge is a visual language and symbols to send a message and figure out the puzzle hidden in the human soul. Portraits are requires special study, shedding light and analysis. There are many interesting faces in the gardens of humanity. Some of them inspire awe and attract attention because it drains us away from the usual perception of the world. In the endless gallery of characters and figures, located in the picturesque flower gardens, the artist tries to discover what is hidden in them, is there a secret message. Each portrait is a palette of different emotions and expressions that are the result of deep inner states: surprise, of calm, anticipation, defiance, disbelief, sadness, fear. The face is the landscape of man. In each of these landscapes we recognize the historical traces of his walk and walk his ancestors, remain different stories told in his eyes. Portrait sometimes presents many personalities in one, exposing human psychology, naivety, existence and suffering.