A set of pictures at work — human figure study via sculpture.
I am happy to say that ‘A posteriōri’ was awarded Best Figure and Portrait in 9th PleinAir Salon competition (by PleainAir Magazine) in June 2020.
I am really excited to receive Second Place Overall award from PleinAir Salon (10th Annual PleinAir Salon competition) for ‘Eden’
Alright, let’s stretch it out! Here is the process of stretching canvas for my next painting. As you can see this frame has a specific custom shape/geometry driven by the composition of the painting. I use Lanificio Prato 100% linen canvas and gallery type wrap.
Sometimes the canvas is so large that I have to use the stairs.Continue reading “Caught in the studio”
Made these pleinair pieces in January. Pleinair painting is a good way to keep eyes tuned for recognizing of the
This month my art has been featured in American Art Collector Magazine (Art of the Nude and Artist Focus sections):
Believe it or not, but I have been awarded Best Water in the 2019 PleinAir Salon June/July competition (9th Annual
Some occasional photos from my studio
I am thrilled to say that this summer I had a chance to attend Summer School Program on Academic Painting and Drawing in Repin Art Institute (Saint-Petersburg, Russia).
I am thrilled to say that my painting ‘Worlds of Childhood‘ has been selected into the Top 25 Finalists for
Made a plein-air painting last Sunday – you can already feel the Breath of the spring!
Me with Eric Rhoads (on the left) — while discussing the artwork I made during studio hours at #FACE18 (Figurative
I was awarded Best Oil in the 2018 PleinAir Salon April/May competition help by PleinAir Magazine for the painting Worlds