Painting on silk by Elena Prudnikova
Inspired by the beauty of London and its attractions, architecture, streets, the artist has created a series of remarkable paintings on silk. Smolensk based artist Elena Prudnikova graduated from Moscow Pedagogical University (graphic arts faculty) to become a teacher of Art. Her favorite technique of painting is batik, or painting on silk fabric stretched on cardboard, with acrylic paints. Many of her works have participated in international exhibitions and are in private collections in Russia and abroad. Elena Prudnikova is a member of the International Association of Art. Elena lives and works in Smolensk.
What girl does not dream of a prince? About a prince who would come to her on a ship with scarlet sails and take her to the magical land called Love. Everybody laughs at her, but one day her dream comes true. “Scarlet Sails” – powerful love story by Alexander Grin (1880 – 1932), a very special writer of romantic imagination. The beautiful story was made into a 1961 film of the same name. Asoule (Assol’), the main character of “Scarlet Sails”, whose belief in her exalted dream is so strong and passionate that it begins to come true.