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"A joy of creative exploring with a true master..." - An interview with Jill C Brown

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"I know this will be a joy of creative exploring with a true master. When I met Vadims on Zoom and learned about his amazing work I was so excited listening to him sharing his passion and awesome skills." - Jill C Brown I was recently interviewed by Jill C Brown - a lovely and absolutely extraordinary lady, a talented health and wellbeing life coach and owner of Advance Life Coaching. She considers photography as one of her strong hobbies, and it is her interest in how I do what I do that brought us together with her a while ago....

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What's the magic behind my artwork? Inspiration, ideas, the process and much more

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It's finally there! We had so many people asking us various questions about my artistic practice: - How did I start my artistic journey? - How do I make my artwork? - What is it that inspires me? - And how do I achieve this magical painterly look in my photography? So, we decided to record this mini-introductory video to cover all this and beyond. We wanted to show everything we can think of that is usually behind the curtain. Here is the timeline to help you navigate the video: 00:00 Introduction 00:16 My background - how did it all...

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Behind The Scenes - The Other Art Fair London 1-4 July 2021 - Get Your Tickets at Half Price!

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Some of my art pieces were recently accepted to be presented at The Other Art Fair London this July. The Other Art Fair is a leading international art fair to discover and buy art directly from the very best emerging artistic talent. They have a very strict application process to make sure the quality stays high even after 44 past successful art fairs. I am really excited! Preparation is underway and if you'd like to get a sneak peek at some of the printed works and what they look like when framed - check the video below. The magnificent texture of the...

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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Decasstrov. Ever seen painting used in still life photography?

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I have been lately working on my new photography artwork - Decasstrov. Would you like to see some behind the scenes footage showing how I am putting together the composition for the photo session? Take a look at the video below. It all started from a sketch like most of my photography does. One of the main differentiating points of this artwork is that I applied my painting skills not just as part of the light painting technique as usual - I used the actual paint while preparing the composition itself. I find it admirable how the texture came out...

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Light painting photography as a way to memorialise a family heirloom

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I occasionally photograph the family heirlooms of other people. And one of these heirlooms belongs to a friend of mine. I met him while we were exhibiting together at a pop-up photography exhibition in a local gallery. He told me a fascinating story about his family heirloom. It was a leaping Jaguar mascot from his dad's car - a car that was very dear to his dad's heart. These cars were only produced in 1960-1967. And this mascot was the only piece that he has got left from it. His dad turned 77 years this year, and my friend wanted...

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