Fire-Bird 70x100 oil on canvas, metallic foil
This is a popular character in Russian Folklore. Fire-bird is a magical bird, who likes to feed on the golden apples that are usually carefully guarded. The feather of this bird can treat illness and even restore back to life. She is also a shape-shifter and can turn into a beautiful woman. She is called Fire-bird because her mere presence can turn the night to day, so bright she is.