Sweet Dreams

“Sweet Dreams” has been accepted into the upcoming show, “Steel Magnolias” at Tryst Gallery. Reception is this Friday, December 1st, 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The exhibit runs through January 31st, 2018.  More information at www.trystgallery.com/

“Sweet Dreams,” is a colorful, mixed media collage that emerged from the darkness of a sleepy, black gesso canvas. It was an exhilarating process throwing colors into the void, finding forms from what started as loose lines and textures. Sweet Dreams - LowI first spotted a vase and as I worked, fun flowers and leaves sprouted their way into the art via collage. Paper petals were created using rice and tissue papers, a gel medium skin left over from my paint palette filled the center of the vase. The swirl of sweet colors inside the vase illustrate the essence of our dreams. The varying stems or paths represent the possibilities and full blooms are fulfilled dreams. “Sweet Dreams,” pays homage to our awakened soul; lightness from darkness, hope and joy.

My original art and copies of all my art work in various formats (prints, canvas, gifts) can be purchased at julia-malakoff.pixels.com

If you would like custom work, please email me at juliatova@gmail.com

Moon Flowers

Artists who venture into their gardens on a warm summer evening may find new inspiration. That is exactly what happened when I decided to take my camera out after the sun had set and the moon was shining over the pond, casting its shimmering rays on the drowsy blooms. Daisies, lilies and hydrangeas seem to smile in their sleep and with my camera set for night, the flower images twinkled in the lens. Moon Flowers

“Moon Flowers,” is a 14 ¼ “ x 5 ½” watercolor paper, mixed media acrylic on cradle board. The tree glistens under the moonlight and the flowers glow as their petals cool from the stifling heat.

My original art and copies of all my art work in various formats (prints, canvas, gifts) can be purchased at julia-malakoff.pixels.com

If you would like custom work, please email me at juliatova@gmail.com