Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 40cm (H) x 30cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 15.7" (H) x 11.8" (W) x 0.8" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
A shade of carnation spilled onto the canvas, on which a light brown spot, which is the image of an egg, barely noticeably appears. It is the personification of awakening life.
Sophisticated pink, diluted with a cool note, contrasts with a warm earthy hue. Their interaction with each other expresses a fragile and cozy world, hidden from the outside. The time will come when the shell itself will crack and fall off to give the contents a chance to appear in the outside world and merge with it in a single harmonious dance, full of light and unity.
The color scheme of the artwork will complement the interior of calm shades, while adding variety with its discreet, but eye-catching pink blush.
Hometown: St. Petersburg
Based in: St. Petersburg
Katrin was born in 1979 in Novosibirsk, Russia. Her childhood and youth were spent among the virgin nature of the Siberian region.
She spends the summer months in Altai, imbued with the special energy of the majestic mountains and the Blue Katun river.
The contemplation of native nature gave rise to a desire to capture the elusive beauty of shapes and colors. This determined the creative path of the artist.
For more than 10 years, Katrin has been working with clay, simultaneously improving her painting skills. Some of her works have a complex texture, they seem to be molded, tactilely felt, the play of light and shadow is added to the color.
“In my painting, this experience is unconsciously repeated. My thoughts, feelings and emotions are transformed into a kind of creative energy that passes through me like a current and concentrates on my fingertips, only instead of clay I sculpt images with paint. I like to use the variety of possibilities of oil painting, it can be light and fluid like watercolor, or pasty and sculptural like clay.”
Despite the fact that all the works are painted from nature, the author passes them through the prism of inner vision and conveys energy, a trace, the very essence on the canvas.
Small formats are driven by the need to quickly express the mood and color impulse from what is seen.
Katrin is a great master who is fluent in the art of academic painting, a member of the Union of Artists of Russia. She has a diploma from the Novosibirsk State University of Architecture, Design and Arts and training at a private art school in St. Petersburg under her belt. The artist's paintings are regularly exhibited at Russian and international exhibitions; many works are in private collections.
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