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Turbulences soon coming up in bigger version… & opening of new online shop at Saatchi Art


Proudly presenting…
Turbulences. 30/30cm 3.1/2 cm deep.
Forces of nature always fascinated me, tornadoes are one of them.
A demonstration of raw power par excellence.
Having said that I’d rather stick to my canvas than approaching one of them.

Please scroll down for close ups…
Notice the movement & metallic colors used to convey the electrifying energy emanating from
a stormy atmosphere.
Extra strong gel medium was used to produce the relief.

Having had a good feedback on this small version, my next project will be a much bigger one…

Thank you all so much for your continual support.
Your visits, likes & comments are most valuable to me!

I want to take this opportunity to announce the opening of my new online shop on Saatchi Art (I encountered too many technical difficulties on Etsy when they lately changed their rules)
Will keep you updated as soon as I have the time to feed my account with photos of my painting collections.





Purple rose. A new addition!



I have so little time to post with all the painting, that today I’m going to post as much as possible ­čÖé
Best wishes for a wonderful weekend!

This is another addition to the Zen flower collection.
Including close ups of brush strokes & tones

For orders please contact

Other links: Instagram LIFE_PAINTINGS



Painting still wet! ┬ęcopyright2015owpp

Painting still wet!

Green in bountiful



Green is a color I could never tire of and thought you might enjoy this photo
by sending it with best wishes for this beautiful weekend!

Sunflower versus sun

Sun to sun ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Sun to sun

Sun to sun
Cheek to cheek
Bright and alight
Facing your alike

Facing your alike  ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Facing your alike

Busy bees :) ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Busy bees ­čÖé

Summer blue & fish in pond

July's exceptional sky ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

July’s exceptional sky

Under the deep blue sky
The fish in the pond thrive

Running after... ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Running after…

Confused? ┬ęcopyright2013owpp


And one last glance above... ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

And one last glance above…

A room with a view

A room with a view :) ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

A room with a view ­čÖé

Out of my cubicle
I breathe the space
Given freely and
Generously to all

Stars on ripples…

Water glittering ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Water glittering

Ripples glistering
Under the burning
Midday sun as fallen
Stars under a full
Moon, igniting and
Vanishing in the
Same gasp…

Water sparkles ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Water sparkles

These photos took me a long time to capture. My camera is not a sophisticated one and it took me ages to get those stars shinning ­čÖé
Enjoy them!

Summer blush



You blush
Under the
Of the

Shy Hydrangea ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Shy Hydrangea

The pink Hydrangea

Hydrangea (/ha╔¬╦łdre╔¬nd╩ĺÔü▒╔Ö/;[1] common names hydrangea or hortensia) is a genus of 70-75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia (China, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas, and Indonesia) and the Americas. By far the greatest species diversity is in eastern Asia, notably China, Japan, and Korea. Most are shrubs 1 to 3 meters tall, but some are small trees, and others lianas reaching up to 30 m (98 ft) by climbing up trees. They can be either deciduous or evergreen, though the widely cultivated temperate species are all deciduous.

Courtesy of Wikipedia.

Summer has cast its spell…

Summer calls! ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Summer calls!

Summer has cast its spell
Taken hold of all those glances
Stealing all the different hues
Bestowing them upon the few…

Calling out to the sun... ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Calling out to the sun…

Keeping each other company ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Keeping each other company

Aloe Aristata from South Africa ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Aloe Aristata from South Africa

Offering substance to the needy ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Offering substance to the needy

Prickly but beautiful ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Prickly but beautiful

Lazing under the rays... ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Lazing under the rays…

Delicate & refined ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Delicate & refined

Protecting its inner ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Protecting its inner

Offering itself to those glances ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Offering itself to those glances

Grand symmetric display! ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Grand symmetric display!

The wig of a scarecrow 28.5.2013

The wig of a scarecrow ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

The wig of a scarecrow

These photos and poem were inspired by the blogger Junsjazz Images & Inspiration who always has great advice on photography.
I had fun playing around plain tools as a fennel for a tunnel vision and a sifter for a vintage effect. I hope youÔÇÖll enjoy it!

The wig of a scarecrow

Call an onion by its name
And the vim from a warm (1)
Kitchen floats with the
Tenderness of young dreams.

Observe the art of its
Layers, sometimes cracked
Revealing viridity underÔÇŽ (2)
Adorned by a golden glow

Tips resembling the wig of
A scarecrow built carelessly
With the clothes become rags
From stretched days, short nightsÔÇŽ

Call an onion and it will
Faithfully expose the aroma,
Give flair to the forlorn, for
In every living, growing,

Is poetry. To the recipient
Of all that is moving and
ChangingÔÇŽ days ticking,
Mildew spreading, Calling

Loudly your name.

Vim (1)

Ebullient vitality and energy. See Synonyms at vigor.

[Latin, accusative of v s; see wei – in Indo-European roots.]

Viridity (2)

a. The quality or condition of being green; greenness.
b. The green color of vegetation or leaves.
2. Innocence or inexperience.

The vintage look ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

The vintage look

Through the eye of a fennel ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Through the eye of a fennel

Mildew calling ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Mildew calling

The golden glow ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

The golden glow