year of birth: 1973
Q1: When did you start making art?
Painting was my hobby since childhood. First I used photoshop in 2009 and since then CG became my hobby as well.
Q2: What does inspire you?
Inspiration is everywhere – in interesting books, in good films and even in the weird dreams. I used to see some ideas for my paintings in my dreams.
Q3: What are your techniques?
The technique of my photomanipulations is simple. It’s kind a mixture of photo and painting.
Q4: What is the main idea or feeling behind your works?
I have no single idea for all my works. I have an unique idea for each of them. But there is one major requirement – work have to be beautiful and have a good quality.
Q5: What is the main color of your art and why?
The major color of my works is dark-blue color. This color is my favorite. It’s sign of mystery, color of night, mystic and sorcery.
Q6: What would you improve about your work and why?
You can upgrade everything in your works endlessly. Because the is no limit for perfection.
Q7: Do you have any project for the future?
Yes. There is one project that I’ve planned to do in year. I wanna create a calendar of supernatural creatures.
Q8: Describe yourself with 3 words capturing the essence of Vasylina.
Stubbornness, curiosity, observation.
Q9: Show us (link) your very first work. Describe it from techniques till feelings.
The very first work posted on the Internet was named as “Somewhere in the savannah.”
Now it makes me smile. It was a drawing with using different photos, almost monochrome, poor color, meaning and story.
Q10: What did change from your first work till now?
First of all I examine a human anatomy an composition. I learned to work with color and lighting. And I still continue learning something useful and interesting while practicing.
Q11: What is art for you? Escaping from reality or the essence of life?
Art is a part of my life. It’s an experience of the past, it’s what I do now and what I plan to do in the future.