Have you ever been so passionate about something in your life that you cannot seem to be able to separate yourself from this passion? So passionate that it becomes an integral part of your life story. Oxana Babkina is such a person. Ever since she was a little girl her favorite toys were coloured pencils, markers, paint and paper! Back then all she wanted to do was create colorful images. Babkina is very thankful to her mother who always encouraged her artistic skills and provided her with many opportunities to explore her creativity. Since graduating from art school Babkina kept searching and exploring different mediums inspire her work. When she tried working with soft pastels, blending the colours and shapes with and magic from her soul. Here she could forget From painting breath-taking flowers, Oxana has found that her current pastel work is evolving more into abstract visual art and is inviting her admirers to explore clouds of coloured smoke. She has been searching for in the imagery and lets their mind go wild.
top left, Victoria, 32” x 40” top right, From Pink to Red, 32” x 40” bottom right, Teal Yellow Smoke No.2, 16” x 40” following pages, top left, Moonlight Petals, 32” x 40” bottom left, Fluid, soft pastel on artboard, 32” x 40” right page, Green Smoke No. 1, 32” x 40” all paintings are soft pastel on artboard