Russian matryoshka by Tatiana Ulianova
Russian matryoshka by Tatiana Ulianova (Tatiana Ulyanova). Matryoshka is a well-known Russian nesting doll- a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside the other. Modern artists create many new styles of nesting dolls. Common themes include floral, Christmas, Easter, religious, animal collections, portraits and caricatures of famous politicians, musicians, athletes, astronauts, “robots” and celebrities. As an example look at the beautiful gallery “Matryoshka from Mytishchi” by Russian artist of applied art Tatiana Ulyanova.
These nesting dolls are made individually by the author. High quality of matryoshka achieved thorough the professional execution of each phase of work. Matryoshka is painted in watercolor and gouache paints. The the artist covers the painted dolls with several layers of lacquer – high polyurethane. Each layer of lacquer is dried in some period of time.