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Tapestry by Alla Kirillova

Tapestry by Alla Kirillova

Wildflowers in a vase, still life. Tapestry by Alla Kirillova

Made in the original technique, Tapestry by Alla Kirillova at first glance looks like oil paintng. However, as you get closer to the work, the illusions disappear: made of multicolored woolen threads and textile pieces become noticeable. Indeed, there is an incredible desire to touch this beauty and make sure that this is not an optical illusion, but really tapestries. Born in the city of Rasskazovo, Tambov region, Russian craftswoman Alla Kirillova graduated from the School of Industrial Art in Moscow. At first, she worked as an artist at the jewelry factory, then as an advertising artist, and painter of fabrics. In addition, she worked as a teacher, leading arts and crafts studio “Experiment” in a family orphanage. As a result, for all fifteen years of her work in the studio, young artists presented their painting and craft works in more than 60 exhibitions. Besides, seven of them – international – Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and Sweden. Tapestry by Alla Kirillova are in many private collections in Switzerland, Italy, Israel, Germany, Thailand, France and America.

Tapestry by Alla Kirillova

Playing the violin. Tapestry by Alla Kirillova

Alla Kirillova is the leader of the People’s amateur studio of arts and crafts at the boarding school for orphans and children left without parental care. Pupils studio engaged in embroidery, ceramics, batik, painting and other forms of arts and crafts. According to Alla Kirillova, she set a goal to teach these disadvantaged, deprived of parental attention and care children to work with his hands. Guys who are engaged in arts and crafts, unwittingly begin to differ from others. They are educated, self-confident, calm and generally have different look at the world.

Unusual, colorful tapestries are made in the original technique. Warmth, welcoming energy, philosophy and harmony emanate from these impressive texture with rich colors. Based on linen using wool yarn and fine fabrics patches brilliantly transfer a variety of pictures. This is a riot of colors and blooming gardens in May, and a mirror image of the coast on the surface of the river, and sensual faces, animals and characters.

Tapestry by Alla Kirillova

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