Art has been my passion ever since I was a child and I remember telling everyone that I'll be an artist when I grow up! With my drawing ideas, I escaped the bad things happening around me. I never had many friends when I was a child and I mostly felt lonely. So I used to spend my free time drawing. I rarely went out, I was always locked in my room drawing hours after hours trying to improve.

My parents gave me money countless times and told me to go out, meet friends, and do normal stuff. I took that money, went to a local art shop, bought some new supplies, and came back home with fresh drawing inspiration! Every time!

During my art journey, I abandoned the idea of being an artist countless times. And I really did believe I won't be one. Years went by and I didn't draw much. Until summer 2014. I was going through the hardest time of my life. It seemed like there was nothing left for me. One day I decided to pick up my watercolors which I bought a few years back but never used. It was love at first sight! I started painting like a maniac, I wasn't able to stop. At some point, I decided to share my artworks on social media, mostly on Instagram, and to my surprise, I started getting a lot of supporters, and suddenly my paintings of beautiful animals were shared all over social media. It was overwhelming for me. At first, I was afraid to call myself an artist, I don't know why, but now I'm proud to say I am one. Art has saved me so many times and it continues to do so. I'm extremely happy that I can do what I love the most and my childhood dream came true. I put my heart and soul on every piece I create and even a little bit of me.

Animals are so close to my heart and I want to show people how beautiful they are and how they deserve to live in this world as much as we do. I try to tell stories with adorable animals, sad and happy ones. And sometimes creating awareness of the endangered pieces.

Thank you for reading this, I hope you enjoy my watercolor drawings and find joy and art inspiration!

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Tees2Peace
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3 years ago

Your art is goreous. You can see the magic in it!

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Vera Deme
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3 years ago

Love the eyes!

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Yumeko
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3 years ago

It's so magical.

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Yumeko
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3 years ago

The colors are wonderful !!

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Amy Carter
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3 years ago

Sweet, I like

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krystin thompson
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3 years ago

This my other favorite

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Crăciun Arina
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3 years ago

Heartbreaking but so true

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Tees2Peace
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3 years ago

Really inspiring!

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Raven Cruz
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3 years ago

I love this so much ♡

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krystin thompson
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3 years ago

This one is my favorite

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Violet Oliveira
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3 years ago

So majestic! You are very talented!

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mahsima
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3 years ago

Beautiful story ! Tnx Jonna !

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Nancy E
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3 years ago

Animals are magical , yet, nothing compares to seeing them as they are & where they live.

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Pablin Mendez
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I love it

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Notchimine Mette
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3 years ago

The sky and water is perfect! :)

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Violet Oliveira
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3 years ago

you nailed the cheek on this one!

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Pablin Mendez
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3 years ago

Thia might be a great tattoo

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Liesbeth Verlaeckt
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3 years ago

This one got me. Like really, really got me...

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Grace Balajediong
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3 years ago

cool <3 <3 <3

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Salome Byrd
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3 years ago

This piece is so gorgeous!

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Atari
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3 years ago

Love it!!

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Dante Gibarous
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me encantan de verdad me encantan son geniales y necesito hablar contigo jonna quiero pedirte algo agregame en instagram dante_gibarouss 12644993_1...869ef9.jpg 12644993_1760716034156146_8490714553751865727_n-5983b04869ef9.jpg

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Violet Oliveira
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3 years ago

tragic...but brilliant too!

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pikachu
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me