This beautiful rose was glowing from inside the morning my husband and I went to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. I admired the freshness and perfect colors and painted this rose trying to bring the feeling of this to the paper that day. Thank you for looking, Irina www.IrinaSztukowski.com
Brief Bio: Irina is award winning watercolor artist located in California. She is a proud member of CWA-California Watercolor Association ,AWS-American Watercolor Society, and Life Member of TWSA-Transparent Watercolor Society of America.
She studied art in the St. Petersburg Academy of Art, the Art-Industrial College; and, she received BA from Leningrad Academy of Culture. While in Russia; she was a successful artist, selling her works. And she continues her journey through the art world after coming to America, resulting in her exploring the creative process. Even though Irina is an accomplished artist, she never stops learning more about the art. In 2012, she received Fine Art degree from Diablo Valley College, California. Her passion is painting with watercolors, her main style is contemporary realism, yet the abstract paintings are not left behind. Most of her original paintings are in private collections throughout the world. She continues to show her paintings in local galleries and business offices.
When you subscribe to her Fine Art blog http://www.irinasztukowski.blogspot.com/ by e-mail you will receive a free e-book with Irina's paintings. In her blog you will find artist's step-by-step tutorials, life discoveries, and hints for other artists.