In beginning of July, I signed up for landscape painting course with Justin Donaldson. So far, I went through half the course, and I'm super happy about it. I've learned a lot of new things which will definitely help me sharpen my skills! Here are the assignments in chronological order. I'm not entirely happy with … Continue reading Landscape Painting Course Assignments
Category: Gouache Paintings
This is a collection of Oksana’s gouache paintings. These are usually painted from life on the go or sometimes from memory. Gouache is a very interesting and vibrant medium, it was Oksana’s favorite when she was a child.
The weather in Texas is very much unpredictable. It can be a calm and sunny afternoon after a swooping thunderstorm in the morning. This is one of those "quiet now" days in July -- water too cold to get in the pool, but it's nice to just sit in the shade. Available for sale! 8.5 … Continue reading Quiet Day in July, gouache painting
I love wildflowers, and when I came to Texas and saw fields of bluebonnets, cornflowers, and other beautiful flowers, I fell in love with spring! Now that I have a small garden, I planted a few cornflowers. The beauty of wildflowers is that they keep coming back year after year. I wish people would stop … Continue reading Texan Cornflowers, gouache painting
Sometimes, childhood memories are so vivid, that they need to be painted. I was meaning to paint this landscape for a long time now. When I was little, I used to play on that bridge on the left while my grandmother was collecting duckweed for the chickens and ducks. I would stare at dragonflies and … Continue reading On the Swamp, gouache painting