February 23, 2017

Truth & I

Inspired by poem by Adam Rehn: The truth & I Are stanger Than fiction; Perhaps we are one & the same MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: acrylic […]
February 23, 2017

Poppies (3) – SOLD

My hands: now covered in red. MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: acrylic, on gallery stretched, 500gsm, 100% linen SIZE: approx size 106cm x 76cm YEAR: January 2017 […]
February 23, 2017

Kangaroo Paws – SOLD

I watched as he sang his heart out. It took my breath away. I was sold. She sat and listened for a while… & unimpressed flew […]
December 16, 2016
smell of lavender, original painting by hela donela

The smell of lavender

Early summer at my friend’s vineyard. MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: acrylic, egg shells, metal wire and stainless steel staples on gallery stretched, 500gsm, 100% linen SIZE: […]
December 11, 2016
resilience, original painting by hela donela

Resilience

The ash was still giving out heat. The smoke was still in the air. But from the land that never gives up yellow flowers were emerging. […]
November 22, 2016

South Coast Aspects 4/4: SKY

One of the things I love most about South Coast is the sky, the clouds and its moods… and especially the haze that allows US to […]
November 18, 2016
original painting by Hela Donela - South Coast Aspects 3/4: SMOKE

South Coast Aspects 3/4: SMOKE

The wind was pushing the fire front aggressively. We packed a “go-bag” and evacuated to a safer area. Watching the smoke we wondered… “would there be […]
November 13, 2016
callala smoke - 9x5 impressionistic painting by hela donela

Callala Smoke

I had planned to paint of Currarong fires a few weeks prior – but as it happened, we found ourselves surrounded by bushfires – right here […]
November 11, 2016
south coast aspects. water, original painting by hela donela

South Coast Aspects 2/4: WATER

This large body of water waiting for my naked toes – such naivety! MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: acrylic and metal staples on 100% gallery linen SIZE: […]