This beautiful apron, artwork by Irina Velman
- Size: 70 x 85 cm.
"I am New Zealand artist of Russian origin. I travelled a lot and currently settled down in Waitakere, West Auckland. It is a very special place where
Art has been a lifetime journey for me: my hobby, passion, escape,
My painting process is simple: I spend time at the beach, in the forest, in the garden, admiring the beauty and taking a lot of photos of the same place from different angles. I save the photos
My art is known for its distinctive style and vibrant colours. My favourite colours are red, orange and yellow, hues of sunshine and fire, warm, passionate and expressive.
As a painter, I consider myself influenced by Paul Gauguin, Maryanne North and Russian traditional decorative art.
The world around me fascinates me, I see it in a beautiful, mysterious way and believe in