Nostalgic and atmospheric paintings of life with light and dark, connection and solitude.

Oil paintings

Evocative and atmospheric oil paintings.

Life is short, and time is swift;
Roses fade, and shadows shift.

(Ebenezer Elliott)

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Little paintings of little moments

The Artist

Hi, I'm Sonya and I'm inspired by atmospheric scenes, often with strong contrast - sunlight, long shadows, silhouettes and anything that makes ordinary life look nostalgic and beautiful. Also very happy to say that I was runner up of Surrey Artist of the Year 2023.

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Black and white collection

I stripped back the colour and focused on the light, it was interesting.

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How to Sketch People

This is an online course I made out of my passion for sketching people. I believe that drawing is a teachable skill so if you want to dip your toe into sketching people, this is the place to do it. It's packed with big concepts and little gems to take you from stickman to real person, show you how to see like an artist, create depth and loosen up, and it's pre-recorded so you can go at your own pace.

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Just a card

Selected paintings made into greeting cards. Six designs, pack of five for £12.

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Someday your prints will come

High quality limited edition giclee prints on fine art paper of some of my favourite paintings.

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