I have painted this portrait of imaginative girl, when the dahlias in my garden bloomed. These first signs of coming autumn always make me a bit sad. Like this girl, these days we're waving to summer and prepare to meet winter. This artwork is on 100% cotton rag watercolor paper with one naturally deckled edge. 

- Suzanna Orlova

Girl With Dahlias

Watercolor painting on paper

Varnished and Ready to frame

Signed on front

20" h x 16" w 
0 lbs. 3 oz.



Suzanna Orlova
Nanaimo, Canada

Getting to Know Suzanna

Suzanna Orlova exclusively uses shades of red and black in her paintings. This is largely because she was born color blind. Her vision deficiency did not stop her from being interested in painting at a young age, and honing her skills as a self-taught artist. Suzanna’s work is haunting, eerie, and emotional. The painterly realism she employs in capturing her subjects is technically remarkable for the water-based media she uses. Bordering on surrealism, each painting leaves the viewer feeling deeply moved. Suzanna lives and works on Vancouver Island, Canada.