30 Dec 2011

This Painting is from a village called Lemi, in south-east Finland. My uncle and  aunt have a summercottage there. We visit every summer, enjoy the long nights of summer by going for sauna and swimming (everyone else but me, water is just too cold even then).

My uncle and aunt are card players. Every evening is filled of different games. This painting is inspired while playing one night there. I was sitting accross from the window,  looking outside while playing cards. I was trying to memorize the colors and how the moon looked like. I was looking with both eyes, then with closing one eye then the other, to see things better. THis led - of-course - to a funny situation with another familymember, sho had no idea what i was doing - and started to imitate what I was doing. I had no idea how funny I look like when I look at something planning to paint it. Now I know!


Size: 60x80cm. Price:400e,508$,3200RMB,8800TWD

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Maria Melenchuk

Maria is a impressionistic oilpaiter known for her peaceful style. She wants to offer people a painting that is worth seeing day after day for years to come. Painting that inspires them, makes them calm and that they can find ne aspects they didn't notice at first - a ceterpiece of the room. 

Maria studied art with some famous artists. She knew that she wanted to work with oilcolors and instead of rolling into a artschool, she found a Master and was taught by them at their studio for 6 years. 

Maria sells her work in a gallery in Taipei (Taiwan) and some coffee shops and restaurants in China and Finland. 

Her paintings have been bought by clients from many different countries. Some for their house, some for offices and public spaces.  Read more...

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 Artist painter Maria Melenchuk I was born in Finland, in the city of Lappeenranta - city full of lakes and forrests. Growing up I spent most of my time going between home and seeing uncles and auntie, grandmother and great auntie. This is how I learned to drink coffee at a very early age - I really miss the way my great auntie made a cup of "kohvi"!!.Read more About me

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