Fish bone pictures by Elena Zhuravskaya. It is hard to believe that these exquisite tracery-work is made of such banal material. You need to have original talent, to make fish bone ash brush, chrysanthemums, sailfish, rooster or landscape. Ukrainian artist from Kiev Elena Zhuravskaya creates elegant pictures of fish bone, fish eyes, and scales. Elena works with simple tools: nail file, toothpick, scissors, brush. Bones are first boiled, then painted with pearl nail polish and glued to the velvet.
Elena Zhuravska lives in Kiev, she is an architect by profession. For the las eight years she is interested in creating pictures of fish bones. Works by Elena Zhuravskaya occupy a worthy place in many exhibitions. She is a master of traditional folk art, member of the Union of Artists of Ukraine, an active member of florists section at the House of Nature in Kiev. Zhuravska says she never sells her artworks. Exhibitions of artworks by Elena Zhuravskaya are always full of visitors. Her paintings are amazing and unusual.
In fact, these paintings is a very complicated process. The works are unique, there isn’t any information on technology of making it, It came, as it does for artists, from intuition and inspiration.