Illustrator Ivan Bilibin made the series of descriptions for the "Tale of Tsar Saltan" composed by Pushkin. He wrote several works reflecting the key points of the story. The artist depicted the main characters, the king, ambassadors, and also pleased us with unsurpassed, emotional landscapes. Specialists attach this series of illustrations to works performed in the "Bilibino style."
The author is honored to give a name to the whole stylistic direction. And he deserves it. After all, if you look closely at his works, you can notice in them a bright individualization and dissimilarity to other creations of his contemporaries.
The manner of drawing Bilibin has its own distinctive features. So, his characters are written graphically and accurately. Each is registered in a single style, but endowed with special features and character. Amazing skills are demonstrated in descriptions of landscapes, illustrations with the image of roaring sea waves became especially memorable. They are simply incredible. Foam soars up, the huge burkhans of water seethe and form a single powerful stream. This spectacle captivates the viewer from the first moments.
Also, among the features of the author, an abundance of ornaments is called, Old Russian patterns are often used, decorating even the smallest parts of the canvas. These decorations give the artist some paintings of nationalism, so he expresses his love for nature, his native country, its history and culture.
One cannot but pay attention to the drawing of Russian folk costumes on the heroes of the canvas, the author writes very juicy, believable images. His paintings are very saturated in terms of color, they abound in red, blue and emerald colors, which gives the canvas a high decorative and aesthetic significance.
Picture Girl With Earring