Making money with art

The problem with making money with art (for me anyway) is that when your life and well-being of your family depends on the art you are making it’s really easy to lose your way… unfortunately, I am saying “no” to a lot of projects lately that I could make money with because that project doesn’t […]

The dress

So, I took an embroidery course by Lisa Smirnova, Russian artist located in Moscow. What you see here is my final project for that (6 week-long) course. It took me about 2 weeks to finish this portrait and I enjoyed every second of it.

Where do threads come from?

This morning I took the subway to a place I’ve never been before – just some station rather far away from the center of Moscow. Then I waited for 15 minutes in the middle of the hall, and then some young person showed up with a plastic bag, gave it to me, took the money (300 rubles exactly, which is about 4 euros and change), said […]

Snow & fur

I seriously think I should paint more, this is so much fun. Don’t take me wrong, I love digital art, but sometimes it’s just so cool to use actual paints or markers… however, there is still no snow here in Moscow, I am not a big fan but kind of miss it. Besides it’s frizzing […]