Posts Tagged "Valentina Razenkova"


This is the last post about my trip to St Petersburg...it was a wonderful experience with many opportunities.  Among the many beautiful boutiques I visited and shopped at, Valentina Razenkova took me to visit to Needlework DeLuxe (Рукоделие ДеЛюкс) in St Petersburg. As part of my masterclass in ribbon embroidery with Valentina, we went to look at ribbons and discuss the materials she uses for her techniques.     Valentina...

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I had the most brilliant and inspirational art study trip to St Petersburg Russia, in October 2011.  So, what did I really learn? HEAPS!!!!!   I had a wonderful opportunity to work with three artists, Valentina Razenkova, Alexei Nordin and Valerius Ivanov (click on each name to read more about what I learned with each of these artists)... and tour galleries and museums and be indulged in antiquity and beauty, and attend the opera and...

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Lilacs are a powerfully evocative flower, and I never realised that many other people share a similar passion for this flower.  Recently I had shared a photo of lilac sprays on facebook,  and it opened up a wonderful dialogue about the fragrance, childhood and family memories, festivals such as Easter time for some cultures or town festivals and special times enjoyed by friends.   Here is the image   I wonder whether it is seeing the...

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