Shakti - the creation power
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 16 September 2010 at 04:21 PM Comments(1)

"Shakti" is a part of a big painting I will do. Now it consist from several sketches and this is one of them.

This is not easy to explain in couple words why I chose that field to paint, may be I will write an article. But several definitions could show the main idea. (From Wiki): "Shakti rom Sanskrit shak - "to be able," meaning sacred force or empowerment, is the primordial cosmic energy

Painting “Komuso Monk” step by step
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 11 September 2010 at 07:19 PM Comments(37)

Hello everybody! Today is +20 in Moscow, so i am thaw out and ready to share with you my experience of painting. This is step-by-step description of my work "Komuso monk" and about 10 pictures you can see under cut. This is the final view.

I was impressed by the dark sky with violet clouds described here

My instruments

Cold, cold, cold… I am suffering
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 10 September 2010 at 01:33 AM Comments(2)

I used to live in Siberia for 11 years - from 4 to 17, and then it was cold weather more then 8 months per year in cities I lived next 15 years. But the true is I hardly endure cold weather all of my life! Not only psychologically. All cells of my body rebell againt it! Especially dark and cold wind - it kills me and makes body depression every year. Yes, this is a kind of pleasure to wear

Today Graphics: Universe-I
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 06 September 2010 at 11:23 PM Comments(1)

Hello everybody. I should to say about it ‘Hot news’ but actually this is cold here. This is so cold here in Moscow then my paintings need hours to dry so I have to use fen for it. This picture named "Universe-I" and represents the esoteric idea (also used in Astrology and Philosophy) of the cycle of nature elements: Water-Fire-Earth-Air. Small picture:

  Ideas of movement, how ideal idea

New Graphic with dark sky symphony
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 04 September 2010 at 01:13 AM Comments(1)

Yesterday sky was dark and blue, with lacerated dark-blue clouds aflared with the wind… I opened all windows on my 21-floor balcony and enjoyed that nature`s symphony.

It was a kind of such feeling turnes us to feel deeper so I started to paint. It was dark and I changed the place to the tea-table and made the new picture. The athmosphere of fire, teapot, tea and painting in ink technigue,

My new work: Milky Way-I
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 29 August 2010 at 04:57 AM Comments(11)

I`ve just finished a new one graphics named "Milky Way-I". That time I clearly knew from the first minute what exectly it will be. This is graphic work A4 size (20 x 29 cm) on special paper for aquarel. Made by pencils Derwent, chhinese brush and ink, liners, charkoals and such tools as aqua-brushes. I like that tools and the way I can express my ideas.

And big size:

Later I plan to publish

My today work: Maya (Illusion)
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 26 August 2010 at 04:07 PM Comments(5)

That work I started in Mu-Mu cafe, waiting my friends. It was started from one spiral only and when friends had come I interrupted drawing. But it was something in my mind dreames to be born. So today`s night I finished it.  Small size:

Big size:

Story: That picture I can read as a book. It represents an ancient Indian philosophy term "Illusion Maya". It means the special energy of god used

I want to play Indian flute bansuri
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 22 August 2010 at 11:25 PM Comments(18)

Yesterday I saw several series of the great Indian epos "Mahabharata" and suddenly realized that somewhere deeply inside I am still dreaming about a flute. My experience with block-fluite was terrible, it was from plastic and I can`t feel it. Indian flute bansuri is from bamboo and today I have met the master, who make it here in Moscow. One of his bansuri in the picture:

I have found him by



My Odisseus Trip (Corfu, 20 of July)
Author: ANNAmain • Date: 09 August 2010 at 04:31 PM No comments

I was extremely lazy at Corfu and so didn`t write several important things. One of them was my crazy swimming on 20 of July. I started from #1 point - it`s Hefira beach. I swam with snorkelling set (mask, flippers, tube).

All trip  took from 11.30 to 17.30.

Point #2 is my favorite rock, so friendly it is that I can`s defy it`s hospitality. I spent hours lying on it`s surface,  listening

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