Nikolai Blokhin received a classical education at the St. Petersburg Academy of Art, and is considered one of the best followers of academic traditions in Russian art.
It so happened that, until recently, the artist was best known in the West than in Russia. In the United States held more than 30 solo exhibitions of Blokhin. In addition, he is the only artist in the world, won top honors in two of the most prestigious, competing art competitions portraitists USA – PSA and ASOPA.
Nikolai Blokhin is known primarily as a portrait painter, though he writes and landscapes, still lifes, genre paintings. But it is the portrait of the most pronounced one of the most important aspects of his talent.
Blokhin – not only a skilled draftsman and a great colorist, he is also a connoisseur of human souls. On each of his painting bright handed nature of the character. His portraits have the passion and emotion, idea and inspiration. It can be a single point of a variety of colors and palettes to breathe life into the picture.
According to the artist, the picture must live, that is, it should look people. photovide.com makes a modest contribution to the prosperity and the promotion of creative and talented artist’s masterpiece presents 26 portraits by Nikolai Blokhin.