fairytale portraits

 The most ordinary, everyday routine images – a child sleeping or eating, for instance – become transformed into extraordinary scenes inspired by fairy tales and folk tales. Fairytale paintings take a mixed-media approach that add layers of meaning to the finished images. By using beautiful scraps of fabric from a treasured garment, creating unique and personalized paintings that turn the ordinary into something enchanting and strange. This is my attempt to fight against forgetting that fragile time where fiction and reality meet and coexist.


There is something more to those stories than happily ever after, and deep down we all know that they touch a deep part of our souls that feels ancient and mysterious….back long time ago when the world was young….

from the Roots of Lore Podcast

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