November 3, 2016
wail of the magpie - broken dreams, painting by hela donela

Wail of the Magpie 4 – Broken Dreams

“I had no dreams. It remains my one wisdom.” (from “Age 10” poem by Mark Reid) MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: Egg shells, straw and acrylic on […]
November 3, 2016
pink tulips original painting by hela donela

Pink Tulips

He bought me flowers. For no particular reason. Just to say: “I care” MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: Acrylic and metal staples and wire on 100% gallery […]
October 13, 2016
freesias, painting by hela donela


First freesias of the season: just close your eyes and pause… Let their smell guide you: to light, to spring, to life… MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: […]
October 11, 2016
everything gold, original painting by hela donela

Everything gold

While everything gold fades away. Let us not forget the power of bringing out our own sun. MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: Acrylic, metal wire and stainless […]
October 11, 2016
south coast aspects - soil, original painting by hela donela

South Coast Aspects 1/4: SOIL

The smell of wet soil in spring… or manure? MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: acrylic and metal staples on 100% gallery linen SIZE: Approx size 60.5 x […]
September 11, 2016
lingonberries on a bed of lichen, original painting by hela donela inspired by finnish forests

Lingonberries on a bed of lichen

On the soft bed of lichen bitter-sweet rubies wait for the knowing… you and me, the deer and fairies of the forest. MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: […]
August 13, 2016
original painting by hela donela: yellow flowers in a field of willoherb

Yellow flowers in a field of willowherb

I was watching white fluff from a field of willowherb float by. My easel was a gooseberry bush in the garden. The soft grass was a […]
August 1, 2016
Sprinkled painting by Hela Donela

Sprinkled – SOLD

The painting is inspired by wildflowers and their spirit of freedom. In nature wild flowers are sprinkled here and there in a delightfully perfect mess. …Not […]
July 11, 2016
release your hero, originial painting by hela donela

Release your hero

What would you do, if you had the guts to say &*$^# to all criticism? MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: acrylic and aluminium on canvas on board, […]