Mother Earth – Betrayal

Karolina animals, cakes, fantasy, nature, sculpture

In 2014, six years ago, I have discovered Aegis Illustration digital works, by Mario Sanchez Nevado. They absolutely took my breath away, I’ve seen nothing like it before! One particular image especially resonated in me, as it presented the message I feel very strongly about: the environmental destruction of our planet… by us. Being a sugar artist at the time, …

Exmoor Stag

Karolina animals, nature, wildlife

“If we could read minds of animals we would find only truths.” (Anthony Douglas Williams) based on 24 x 18 inch (61 x 46 cm) original painting from October 2018 Digital remake. HD prints available to order.   First layer – actually, all the remake was done in this layer, in the end. Original resolution photograph. Here you can see …

Water Horse

Karolina animals, fantasy, horses, nature

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.” (Lloyd Alexander) Ocean floor airbushed on canvas board, 24 x 18 inch (61 x 46cm) Photoshop manipulated and hand drawn. Inspired by 1892 Walter Crane’s beautiful work of “Horses of Neptune”, this is my first freestyle image of a magical creature connected to the oceans. I often …

Sea Turtle

Karolina animals, nature, wildlife

“Your now is not forever.” (John Green, Turtles All The Way Down) Acrylics on canvas board, 24 x 18 inch (61 x 46 cm) Digitally retouched for printing purposes. Original is a birthday gift to my son (pictured below). Artwork created to raise awareness of human impact on wildlife – 6 out of 7 spiecies of turtles are still endangered. …

Fantastic Creature

Karolina animals, art competition, fantasy, nature, portraits, sculpture

“Occamies were known to be choranaptyxic, though they won’t normally exceed a length of fifteen feet.” (HP Fandom website) Fan art. Digital illustration of my award winning sculpture, inspired by Fantastic Beasts movie (first one), and presented at an international art show in London 2019. Just a little comeback to it. Just a smidge.

Standing Alone

Karolina animals, canine, nature

“The hardest walk you can make is the walk you make alone but that is the walk that makes you the strongest.” (unknown) Digitally enhanced version of my previous “Wolverine” oil painting. Original sold. (HQ prints available to order)  

Buddy

Karolina animals, dogs, nature, portraits

“A Jack Russel terrier? My god. He’ll burn you up. They never stop. A German Shepard, you can only go so many miles.” (George Foreman) Oil over acrylics on stretched canvas 18 x 18 inch (46 x 46 cm) (SOLD) So much character in this lovely little loving boy! Buddy lives here in Devon, UK, and is close friends with …

Two cats

Karolina animals, cats, nature

“Cats choose us, we don’t own them” (Kristen Cast) Oil over acrylics on stretched canvas 18 x 18 inch (46 x 46 cm) (SOLD) Two gorgeous strong boys, Bertie and Treacle, have posed for my camera and made it to this 18” square canvas just after Christmas holidays. Thank you Sam and Graham for the opportunity – I really loved …

Tribal Art

Karolina nature, portraits

“Silence was meaningful with the Indian, and his granting a space of silence before talking was done in his practise of true politeness and regardful of the rule that “thought comes before speech.” (Chief Luther Standing Bear Oglala Sioux) Digitally enhanced painting, Native American theme. (prints available to order) One of my first watercolour paintings from 15 years ago, now …

Wild Scottish River

Karolina animals, nature

“A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.” (Laura Gilpin) Oil on linen, 12 x 16 inch (30 x 41 cm) (SOLD) The brief for this commission was “a Scottish salmon leaping out of the fast moving river”. I am pleased to say the receiving person, a passionate fisherman, loved the final …