Created and Sold by Donna Solovei

Donna Solovei
Murals by Donna Solovei seen at Cape Town, Cape Town - OUR PLANET
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These walls were a space that became a form of visual story telling by conveying moments of interactions. Layering the color, considering the direction of line and forming organic shapes as well as intuitive and playful mark making.
I drew inspiration from nature, landscapes; the way the sky meets the earth to the movements of the ocean. I literally go through all my photos from the places I have been, and continue to submerge myself in nature as much as I can, walk on the beach and mountains nearby. Pools of color are extracted from nature by overlapping and separating. Red earthy tones of the Cedarburg to the ever-changing blues and greens of the ocean and tones of surrounding boulders. I take cues from my surroundings to create a feeling and sensibility within my paintings. The simplicity of line and a focus on color establishes a subject in itself.
When reflecting on the wall mural it has a sense and atmosphere of heaven and earth that moulds itself perfectly to the space it is in.

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Donna Solovei

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Currently based in Cape Town as a freelance illustrator and artist. She studied at both at Chelsea College of art and completed her BA (Hons) Illustration degree at Camberwell College of art, 2006 in London.
Her interest in everyday objects, patterns and small details have led her to work with various brands, such as Standard Bank, Lalesso and other private clients. Her work and products have been exhibited in numerous countries around the globe.
Donna beholds a refreshing love of nature and animals, which have developed and infused her work. She loves the creation of ideas and process of image-making. Her ability to adapt and versatility allows her to extend her imagination and create dynamic pieces.
She now divides her time between commissioned work, her ever-expanding range of self styled products and original artworks.

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