Forest Spirits

In some cultures it is believed that everything has a spirit. Forests, plants, and even everyday objects are full of soul particles. This fantasy painting depicts forest spirits in a shape of whimsical female forms. The forest itself looks magical and full of extraordinary colors. Green and blue foliage, red and yellow flowers, and colorful spirits mix together in a mystical dance. This painting is rather smooth, and the texture is achieved through colors. While looking at this painting, the viewer’s eyes are led in a circle from one object to another. Now, the viewer also participates in this magical spirit dance, following the circle of souls.

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Field of Poppies

This landscape painting was inspired by the yellowish light and fresh smell of air after the thunderstorm. The bright colors of flowers and grass pop off the canvas, but the sky is still covered by the stormy palette. The painting is well textured, and this also helps the grass to pop and look more real. Long strains of paint sprout out of the canvas in a similar way to the Field of Cornflowers painting. Here the artist tried to channel an amazing weather phenomena when the rain and thunder just stopped, but there will be more as the storm is not over yet.

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Field of Cornflowers

Field of Cornflowers was inspired by a patch of violet and blue boutonniere flowers in the middle of the city. This original acrylic painting is 8” by 10” in size with a heavy texture. The texture represents the layers of grass and stems which create textures in the nature. The flow of this piece also imitates the movement of the grass in the wind: a slight wave in one direction, then in another. The artist chose to incorporate warm yellow tones along with fresh spring greens to add the feeling of summer and warmth. Blue flowers with a hint of violet and white pop out of the painting and add coolness to the summer warmth of yellows and greens.
This impressionistic landscape painting would make a great gift for those who love prairie flowers and cornflowers in particular.

Original acrylic painting by Oksana Ossipov, For Sale!
(Available on Houzz)

Title: Field of Cornflowers
Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas
Year painted: 2014
Size: 8 x 10in, 0.6in thick
Sides are painted, so framing is not necessary
Signed on the front and back
Varnished to preserve the painting

Field of Cornflowers, acrylic painting

Field of Cornflowers, acrylic painting, close-up view

Field of Cornflowers, acrylic painting, side view

Field of Cornflowers, acrylic painting on the wall

 

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Wave of Calm over Chaos

This abstract painting hides the idea of calmness taking over chaos. The perfect blue consumes the chaos of life, turning it into peaceful emptiness. From the other point of view, the blue wave could be creating chaos. In any case, this is the relationship of calmness and chaos. There is no one without the other; as without chaos we cannot understand the true calmness. On one hand this is a very textured painting, which adds a special feel to the chaos part. On the other, the wave of sky is smooth and represents calmness.

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Winterscape

This miniature landscape painting was inspired by memories of frosty days and mesmerizing snow. The sound of crunching snow underneath one’s feet, the enchanting glow of the snowflakes in the sunset rays, the stillness of the sleeping river bound by ice. One of four wonders of nature is captured in this acrylic painting, the winter. This winterscape is done in both cold and warm tones to represent the feelings of the people who are in a warm, snowless place during the Christmas season. So, let it snow!

Original painting by Oksana Ossipov, For Sale!
(Available on Houzz)

Title: Winterscape
Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas
Size: 5 x 7in, 0.6in thick
Sides are painted, so framing is not necessary
Signed in the bottom right corner and on the back
Varnished to preserve the painting

Winterscape, acrylic painting

Winterscape, acrylic painting

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