Thursday, December 31, 2009

Cats got a gift for New Year's.

Fellini and Liza exploring their new toy. What an emotional day was today. For us, people. Not because of cats of course. Because of trust.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Girl with a cat.

Ink in WC Moleskine.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Lamps with birds.

Evening light.

Parisian gloves.

Monday, December 28, 2009


We stuck Upstate for a while, car broke in the middle of snowy village. So it was nothing else to do in the forest but drink wine, look at the fire, talk, sketch, pat a cat and sleep.

Thursday, December 24, 2009


...while multitasking.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Mural in the bathroom, from few years back.

The lady has 3 daughters, who depicted here as children, they adults now.

The other wall, actually a door.

East 23 street in Brooklyn.

Overwhelmed by so many decisions to make I catch my breath by sketching this dirty, snowy, cozy street.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Monday, December 21, 2009


View from the bedroom window. Ink in pocket Molly.

Two sides of the mirror.

Meaning double nature of each of us. Angel and sinner part of us. Innocence and knowledge.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Staten Island.

Hills, crooked streets, utterly provincial but charming. I was freezing in the car but had fun sketching.


Cold and sunny morning. Getting coffee.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Auto shop, car.

Ink in watercolor Moleskine, large.

Auto shop in Brooklyn, NY.

Auto shop. I went to get new tires and while guys where working enjoyed eyeballing all this wonderful machinery and did couple of sketches. And got permission to come and draw whenever I want. Is not cool? This car is Dodge something from 60-70. Ink in WC Molly.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

House on Long Island.

I  passed it few times, looked, developed relationships, drew on a spot, finished at home. Inking in large Moley.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Decorating of the room.

Mural and textured walls.

Other side.


Saturday, December 12, 2009

Bikes on campus.

Bikes near Starbucks. Ink in pocket Moleskine.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Monday, December 7, 2009

Thanksgiving 2009

Inna. Thanksgiving. We got a little tipsy on “Alize”. I could not pass the moment to capture the pose. Ink on WC Moleskine.

Friday, December 4, 2009

French restaurant in Manhattan, NY.

After visiting Tim Burton's exhibit in MOMA my daughter and I went to eat in a small restaurant. We had nice conversation, like in good old times, so I wanted to stop the moment and enjoy it beyond it physical   frame.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

6 Ave in Manhattan.

Went to Moma to see  Tim Burton. Was waiting at the corner for my daughter and sketched, was asked by police woman if I am drawing a map. I said, no, passing  time, waiting for my kid.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Subway sketches.

NY subway sketches. F train.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

64 street in Brooklyn.

I parked so tight (rushing to the doc), half inch on each side, I didn't know I can do it. If I wont enjoy so much being a woman, I definitely wanna be a man! So I start sketching, hoping someone in front or back of my car will move out and free me. Didn't happen. But sketch was done. Ink in pocket Molly.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Quick ideas for mural for dining room.

And to make all architectural elements from plaster, 3D, columns, moldings, balustrade. Antique it. And lake would be painted.

Saturday, November 28, 2009


If I draw my bad dream its leaving me. They holding ground beef. May be its their hearts. The whole shape is resembling heart. I feel terribly connected.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Golden trees. Wall.

Trees and birds in someone's dining room, a bit unfinished, going to finish on monday. My $5 knapsack on the left. :-)

Monday, November 23, 2009


Saturday, November 21, 2009


 I told my daughter, that I am the only person in the world who wont mind to wait for her to come down to the car for so long as it took her. She laughed. I sketched.

Thursday, November 19, 2009


Sometimes you see beauty in totally unexpected things. I experimented with ink J. Herbin.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009


This what happen when you sit in the office waiting and getting bored. You start talking to your own reflection.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Colgate lake. Trees.

I went today at the Colgate Lake and sketched the view, and I didn't notice till the end of my work, that I took two spots on the handicapped parking, because for the better view I parked across it. Nobody said a word to me, people with dogs, kayak, in purple hat, fisherman. They struggled on the road sides. Piglet barked meanly from the back seat.  Anyway it was not legal to park anywhere. So this why the watercolor is shameless.

Friday, November 13, 2009


I wanted to show mood, when all you see is couple of red lights you follow.  It is road 87. And you dreaming that when you'll come home you'll have a glass of wine and put logs in the wood stove.

Mural, I did recently.

Nursery, I did recently.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

84 street in Brooklyn.

Sketch done from the car with sepia ink in pocket Moleskine. My School-G pen works a little smoother. I was enjoying the intimacy of this small street, people, knowing each other, kids, dragging bags from school. Quiet life.

Monday, November 9, 2009

End of the line.

About fate, end of life, being blind to reality. Parcae(roman) - goddess of fate, one of the three of them, ripping the thread of human life.
This is translation of the poem, I wrote as a teen:

And by girl to run at the park,
Rolling the hoop between white statues, 
To yet not know sullen Parcae,  
Not to perceive itself with cursed.

More train sketches

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Train sketches. #4

Pencil, little wash, tinted in Photoshop

cartoon, I found online

Cute animation

Morning sketch at Manhattan Beach.

I had to move the car, so wander around till found this quiet spot and timed myself to work faster, trying not to disturb lonely swimmer and happily text with my daughter.

Saturday, November 7, 2009


I colored sketch in Photoshop.
What you think, In?

Friday, November 6, 2009

Train Station near Coney Island.

This place is near New York Aquarium. The shape of train station kinda interesting with waves and long openings. I even planned to use it for interior decoration in big office in Manhattan, like an installation,  but it was out of budget, so stayed in dreamland.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Sketch of Inna.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009


I had few minutes waiting for my husband in the car, so scribbled what was in front of me.