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October 13, 2008

Meet the correspondents: LONDON > Olha Pryymak



Paternoster Square, London. Aug. 12, 2008

"Documenting everything of my immediate environment, I blog from London, England. The choice of subject matter revolves around my own life in the city: my favorite places here are nooks and crannies of the East End and it's various street markets; second favorite place is the National Gallery offering a great place to study from the masters. It's more than copying, working out the lines and shapes with a pen allows one to get into the great artists' heads, spy on the challenges that they had to solve... Same way with sketching various parts of the city — it helps me to get to know it first hand and celebrate its uniqueness. For materials I use Copic markers and ink pen on A5 sized paper. Besides, I paint a small oil painting each day and post it on my blog."

• Olha's blog.
• Olha's art on Flickr.

5 comments :

petescully said...

i'm looking forward to seeing some london drawings!

Roland said...

Are you sketch crawling next weekend?

Olha Pryymak said...

Thanks, Pete! Can't wait for Nov 1!
Roland, missed it, sorry. Having some guests from out of town..

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Danielle C. McManus said...

Hi Olha,
Thank you for your recent comment on my blog post! I looked at your website and I love your drawings and paintings. Your colors are bold and vibrant!
-Danielle