Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Semi-Precious Stones Paintings by Elena Plekhanova

"Polar Owl"

"Arowana" (dragon fish)





"Summer afternoon"

Elena Plekhanova is a geologist who lives with her husband in Vyshgorod, Kiev region. She graduated from Mining and Geology Department, Donetsk University, specializing in Minerals and Environmental Geology. Elena and her husband both love and are passionate about stones. They create these paintings using varieties of semi-precious stones like rock crystal, citrine, topaz, carnelian and petrified fossil wood. Their unique paintings have a wonderful texture and delicacy provided by the rich color palette of the tiny stones.



Unknown said...

Such beautiful work.. I hope you and your family are safe.. prayers for your safety and health.. from the US.. nanc