Ukraine

After the Rain

The moment when darkness and gloom are going away and the sun rays, one at a time, light up a cleaner and fresher world. Share

Katia as Gypsy Guitar Player

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Sailboat on the Dnieper

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Vika H.

My college girlfriend. She tore up all of my drawings of her when we broke up; this was the only one that miraculously survive

Younger Sister Katia

She was probably 14 at the time. Defiant, dreamy, romantic, and believing in magic. Share this...FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pintere

Still Life: Lilacs In Starlight

Lilacs on the window Sill at night, lit up by the stars and city lights. Share this...FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedine

Farm by the River; Reflections

Alternative title – Little House on the Ukrainian Prairie Share this...FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail

Natasha’s Dream: Colors of Her Future

I wonder where she is now, on what continent and on which side of the Atlantic Ocean or the Equator. We were planning to get m

Irina Davidova

A good friend from college days, looking at my drawings in my old house. We were just friends. Share this...FacebookTwitterGoo

Old House in Cherkassy

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Red Forest

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Moon Cow

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City in the Haze

Another experiment in pointillism. Share this...FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail

Enchanted Woods with Fighting Trees

This particular edge of the woods may have appeared magical, but it didn’t feel friendly at all. The day was windy and w

Light in Windows on Summer Evening

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Resting in the Field on a Hot Summer Day

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Old Boat in the Stream

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Cottonwood on a Summer Day

An experiment in pointillism. Share this...FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail

Acacia by the Creek at Sunset

Since I was mostly painting after school hours, the earliest I could set up my easel outside the village was about four in the

Wet Meadow Under the Rain

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Park in the Fall

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Islands on the Dnieper River

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Under the Tree by the River

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House Down the Hill

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Summer Heat, Van Gogh Style

At my parents’ dacha outside Cherkassy, Ukraine. I also happen to like the grayscale drawing of the same corner of the veget

Summer Heat: Van Gogh Style Drawing

An attempt to see this vegetable garden through the eyes of Van Gogh. This was at my parents’ dacha outside Cherkassy, U

Pink Grass in Sunset

The grass over the marshes in fall was changing into a wild mixture of colors, including this unreal pinkish hue, amplified by

Corner Field with Storm Clouds

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Village Sugar Factory

I already wrote about this factory in the story of Girl with Peach. Share this...FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail

Rain and Sun over the Marshes

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Self Portrait as a Student

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Sister Katia Reading a Book

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Village Girl from Yaroshivka, Ukraine

This could also be the portrait of Joan of Arc. She had a look of quiet determination and defiance, with crazy sparkles in he

Ukrainian Worker in Siberia

In the 1979-80s the Soviet government encouraged workers to move to the Western Siberia, by paying them double and sometimes t

Vladimir

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Woman Writing a Letter

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Portrait: Zubov the Thinker

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A Smoker in the Street and a Passerby

When I was 18 or so, I once saw a man in the street, walking fast and with resolve, consumed with his thoughts and his cigaret

Sketch – Valera the Harmonica Player

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Sketch – Valera Reads A Magazine

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