As stated in “Ultra Violet 18-3838. Colour of the Year 2018” published by Pantone Color Institute “… the colour (Ultra Violet) is often associated with mindfulness practices, which offer a higher ground to those seeking refuge from today’s over-stimulated world” (for more details:

Ultra Violet could be often seen in my watercolour pallet, creating either a colour escape or a depth of magic complementing both the scenery and the painting subjects.

Purple Feathers #2 (2017)
Hummingbird Tango (2016)
Purple Feathers (2017)

The portrait below entitled “I’ve got the blues”, fearlessly combines blues and ultra violet to express the beauty of an imaginary girl in a more spectacular manner. A pinch of orange blush on her cheeks brings a portrait to life!



Prints of the “I’ve got the blues” watercolour painting can be ordered from my SaatchiArt shop: