Viral Sketch

Viral Sketch

In April of 2021 Taras published charcoal drawing process on his personal Tik-Tok page and next day it vent viral. In one month it reached 1 000 000 views and now its hitting 160 000 000. Check out the sketch by the link below on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJ-uQwtFdAI&t=12s

Painting Sensation: Budapest
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Painting Sensation: Budapest

In this workshop we will focus on painting sensations as distinct from painting light or form. The paint stroke is not made to describe, illustrate, or please the eye. Rather, it goes directly onto the nervous system and constitutes a force that overwhelms our visual vocabulary and natural perception. Exercises include combining forms into novel…

Seven Days
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Seven Days

LIFE PAINTING EVENT in PARISStarting on 29th of Dec until 4th of Jan 7 days we are going to paint for 7 hours, and at our final day we will exhibit the works, with a life drawing session and a party.The event is free (by donations) Please confirm your participation submitting your details on the…

Spatial Relations
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Spatial Relations

Spatial Relations is the second personal exhibition of painter and architect Taras Tolstikov. The opening is being organized by TheoStudio in Budapest, and it will be available for visiting everyday until July. I have always been fascinated by both architectural environments and wild forces of nature. I am personally interested in experiencing various types of…

Russian Academy of Arts

Russian Academy of Arts

Anna and Michael – instructors at the Repin Royal Academy of fine art St Petersburg – talk shop The old masters never copied nature but rather captured life in their depiction of the real. Realism for them was not justnarrative or objects but instead a toolbox of devices which modernism took and forgot to return.The…