Artwork - Fly by Vanessa Zakas

I am an artist and my dream is to travel the world and to paint the countries and cultures that I experience. The purpose of this website is to have a place to keep a collection of my work and to allow others to follow my journey. My blog will be used to give updates on recent paintings and also to share stories that go along with them.

I grew up drawing and sketching, but wasn’t inspired to begin painting until I moved to Morocco. I have lived there for four years, and a lot of my art is influenced by my time there.

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Recent Work

The Forgotten Bridge

Recent Posts

The Dreamer

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Recently I read the book ‘Ayala’s Angel’ by Anthony Trollope. Actually, I listened to the audio version of the book while working on another painting (Finished). Note: if you have not read this... READ MORE


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  Finished There is not enough gold… But it is only a reflection Only the moon Reflecting the sun This painting, titled “Finished” is the sequel to my earlier painting, “Jenna’s Hands” inspired... READ MORE