Julia Herrero of Sharpsburg 

Traditional and, impressionistic paintings in oil, acrylics, pastel, drawings, frames and more


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Mediterranean patio.

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 6:10 PM

Oil on canvas 24"x30" (61x76 cm).

It was my biggest work this time. It is very textured and layered. I always want to show in my blog how framed painting looks like.

It will be awailable for sale on July 31 at



Posted on June 29, 2018 at 6:30 PM


Oil on canvas 18"x24".

For those who loves gardens, flowering vines, etc...

It turned out to be bougainvillea paintings collection.:)

My vacation time was productive.


Mediterranean view.

Posted on June 28, 2018 at 6:25 PM

Oil on canvas 11"x14". 

I am not done with bougainvilleas yet! And why should I be? They are beautiful and I just love to  paint them.

Painting will be available for sale at July 12 on https://www.ebay.com/usr/herrerojulia

And one more in cool day light:

Bouquet with delphinium.

Posted on June 23, 2018 at 2:10 PM

Bouquet with delphinium.

Oil on canvas 9"x12".

Painting will available for sale at July 7 on


Garden vine.

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 11:45 AM

Oil on canvas 11"x14".

Painting will be available for sale at June 25 at


Autumn tree.

Posted on June 4, 2018 at 7:55 PM

Autumn tree.

Oil on canvas 9"x12".

It is painting that shines for me. :) Looks like it is a lonely tree, yet it is magnificent! It makes me love my life.

Painting will be available for sale on June 18 at my Ebay store.

Flowering cherries over the water.

Posted on May 31, 2018 at 6:20 PM

Oil on canvas 9"X12". Framed painting will be available for sale on June 14 at my Ebay store. 


Posted on May 30, 2018 at 12:45 AM

Oil on canvas 9"x12". Framed painting is available for sale on Ebay at  June 12, 2018.

Still life with red lilies.

Posted on January 27, 2018 at 3:15 PM

Still life with red lilies.

New painting.

Oil on canvas 9.5"x12.5" (24x32 cm).

I am experimenting with the style. I wanted to make it more abstract. I am satisfied with the result.

On February 10 painting will be available for sale on Ebay.


Posted on January 24, 2018 at 8:10 AM

Oil on canvas 12"x16". Little bit of an impressionism.


Posted on January 17, 2018 at 7:20 PM

Miniature oil on paper 4"x6" painting in impressionistic style. Impasto technique.

Poppies over the water

Posted on January 15, 2018 at 8:25 PM

Miniature painting. Oil on paper 5"x7". Impressionism.

I try to do many studies of many styles. Not a much time also. And that is the reason for a miniature paintings.

Tulips miniature

Posted on January 12, 2018 at 12:20 PM

Oil on canvas 5"x7". It was study for impressionistic style.


Posted on December 19, 2017 at 12:35 PM

Bougainvillea. By Julia Herrero-Utiasheva.

Oil on gallery wrapped canvas 20"x 20" (51 x 51 cm). Made with palette knife using impasto technique. Finished today, December 19th, 2017.

I paint bougainvilleas a lot, but I thought it was past due for a much "bigger work". They represent Passion, Love - the whole intensity of it. The abundance of Passion and Love. So, this painting is for those ...

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Artist struggles

Posted on May 8, 2016 at 11:00 PM

Being an Artist is a gift and this gift doesn’t come free. Creative people see the world differently. They have a deep passion for making beautiful things. They feel more intense. They have ideas which don’t let them sleep at night. They have an inspiration, they work and then it suddenly happens that they are lost. All work didn’t come out how it was expected. They have feelings of not being good enough. These struggles are common part of an artist life. To be ...

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Posted on January 6, 2016 at 10:35 AM


Do not renounce, while you are loving,

The day I stop to wait for you

And trash my life without knowing

You will appear like out of blue…


You will appear in darkest night

When realize your crave for heat,

When realize time's always right

For those, who desperately need.


You’ll not be able not to rush,

So much you’ll want to get alone,

I’ll not be a...

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"Prostrate demon" Mikhail Vrubel

Posted on June 11, 2015 at 7:05 PM

"In early 1902 one of the most famous paintings of Mikhail Vrubel - "Demon Downcast" - was shown to the public at an exhibition in St. Petersburg. Shortly before the events surrounding the artist began to notice symptoms of a mental disorder. Memories of friends and family allow you to restore the chronology of the past, sorrowful years of life of a great artist.

AdMe.ru publishes the story of genius Mikhail Vrubel, who until his death was true creativity.

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Bougainvillea abstract is featured on Saatchi Art homepage

Posted on June 1, 2015 at 2:35 PM

My  work has been chosen to be featured in the Floral and Plants: Originals for $1000 and Under Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage. You can see the collection here.




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Bougainvillea on the wall demo

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 2:25 PM

If you are interested in step-by-step painting demonstrations, please, sign up on my web site and I will send you e-mail about upcoming free demos.

Watch bougainvillea painting demo now:

Signature Line of Tile Artwork

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 9:50 AM

This post will be about tiles.:)

Recently I signed a contract with 407/Creation, INC about my signatire line of tile artwork.  Three of my paintings are available on tiles now. There are Celebrational autumn, Flower garden and Venetian gondolas:

See my artwork here

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