name: Elena (Lien)
year of birth: 1990
Q1: When did you start making art?
I started in 2008 as a photographer. Doing digital art I just started last year.
Q2: What does inspire you?
Mostly I get inspiration by the quality and realistic arts by other photo-manipulators. I would like to get up to their level.
Q3: What are your techniques?
All the heroes of my art are people I know in real life. First we do a photo shoot, then I use several techniques including blending, brushes and modified cropping of different images and also some drawings by hand.
Q4: What is the main idea or feeling behind your works?
I like to show my models in different environments and realities. That’s what i like to show with my art.
Q5: What is the main color of your art and why?
I prefer bright contrasting colors, I think this is kind of getting a part of my style.
Q6: What would you improve about your work and why?
I would like to make my work look much more realistic. Also i want to learn more advanced techniques, because I still feel not experienced enough.
Q7: Do you have any project for the future?
Yes, my next project will feature «Star Wars».
Q8: Describe yourself with 3 words capturing the essence of LienSkullova.
Inspirational, imaginational and colorful.
Q9: Show us (link) your very first work. Describe it from techniques till feelings.
This HERE is my first art. I shot this girl (skoomaCat) in a studio on a gray background. Then I draw the blanket and hair by myself and finally I placed the girl in a new fitting interior. It’s about the beautiful girl who awakes from her sleep early at a morning in spring.
Q10: What did change from your first work till now?
By now not that much has changed. I just try to create different ideas that come to my mind.
Q11: What is art for you? Escaping from reality or the essence of life?
For me it’s just another way to express myself. 😉