As a trained musician, she spent decades conducting orchestras and teaching before moving into abstract painting as she found music restricting. This is why her paintings are intense and ever changing, they depict music. She is affected by the world around her as the world, in it’s current predicament, is too harsh and dark and wanted to create artwork that would make anyone content even in the darkest of days. It doesn’t presume anything, it just is.
Budanov’s technique is unique and personal, and it still remains a mystery for many professionals. She is a passionate abstract painter who creates realistic works. She believes that the task of abstract paintings is not to reproduce reality with photographic precision, but to encourage the flight of fantasy, to let imagination flow, to awaken certain feelings and associations.