Anastasia breaks through the traditional format of 'abstract painting' to develop a technique which combines emotion with intellect and abstract with design.
Creating a series of impressionistic landscapes using ink and other mixed media on heavy card, she then cuts the papers into small pieces. Now blending, arranging and inlaying the bits from the different originals, she fastens the unstructured clips together and details this new composition with oil pastel, gold leaf, vinyl etc... Once mounted on a stained cradled birch board and varnished, she has created a new scene that is even more abstract but also, conversely, designed, structured and rhythmic.
Her works are rich in color and inspire the imagination to see depth and unlimited images and landscapes. What is seen when standing back from a finished piece will vary from person to person and from moment to moment but when one looks closer... READ MORE