Kazakhstan painter Elena Filatov studied art and music in Omsk/Siberia and Moscow and worked as a graphic designer in Chabarovsk/Asia and Portland/USA. Elena Filatov has been living in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, since
Inspiration Jill Van Sickle:mixed media paintings begin with a layer of acrylic paint, then with water soluble oils, and lastly use oil pastels. The work is then sealed with varnish. Occasionally I will add paper, metal or wood.