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 – SOLD

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 – SOLD

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 – SOLD

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: […]