I started to paint/draw when I was 5 years old... It was funny children pictures, later on I started to draw portraits. It happened because I went to summer camp and saw an artist who lived by painting portraits of such kids like me.... I remember I take some photos and started to paint. It was a great experience. I even read that once you are paiting you communicate with the person you are painting, it is invisual mental communication, especially it related to people you love - because the feeling you have you express in your portrait. After university I returned to my old and forgotten hobby - I opened for myself oil painting and really loved because of millions of shades and collors that you can create on your canva. Painting gives me an opportunity not to think - I am relaxing and forget about everything on the world. It is different world, internal world of my imagination and secret feelings.