August 21, 2016

A Thing

Drawing mechanical items is kind of meditation. You are completely absorbed in the attempt to copy all the small parts, their connections and textures. The more complex this thing, the better.
I have no idea what this wheel is about, it was so beautiful I could not leave it alone.

August 19, 2016

On the Road

Evening light in the middle of August is so beautiful. I can never decide if this light is the breath of autumn, or the last glimpse of the short summer.

August 12, 2016

Novodevichy Pond

After collecting all my courage and after rather long break,  I am back to sketching outdoors. This time while sketching Novodevichy pond, I made friends with Larissa from Athens, visiting Moscow.  Half an hour later we were chatting like old and dear friends.  Art unites!

August 10, 2016

Impressed by Tim Walker's Photos

After browsing into the depth of photos by Tim Walker fashion photographer, this brilliant post-impression was created.

Tim Walker's photocollection, please enjoy!

August 6, 2016


Happiness of summertime. Long days, warm nights, bright colors.

August 4, 2016


New deep black ink, new Brause nibs, new experiments in B&W.

August 2, 2016

Bearded Man

No preliminary study of features and proportions; no measurements and pencil marks; fast gouache sketching. That can drive one into the direction of the unknown style (Picasso style!!).

July 30, 2016

Curly Hair

After all my "Out the window" series experiments with gouache, suddenly the media became my friend and shows that it is ready to serve.

July 26, 2016

Tonal Values Study

My Lamy Safari pen and burnt sienna ink in the tonal value study. The task is to use 3 values: dark, midtone and light.

July 24, 2016

Fuchsia Buds Study

Started with the intention to draw in transparent and delicate watercolor washes, I ended up with usual expressionistic overworked result. Self-portrait of the painter...
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