This time of year always finds me in the mood for some
good old fashioned folk-inspired art from Russia and Eastern Europe.
I would be very happy to live in the same village as all these lively creatures!
fully of lovely hand-crafted, folk-inspired clothing, art and tutorials)
Russian Folk Tales, author unknown, thanks to normanack
Vladimir Golozubov, Two Roosters, thanks to Kievljanka
Josef Lada, thanks to 50 Watts
Solomea Loboda, linocut from Ukrainian folk Rhymes, thanks to polny shkaf
another lovely book from HannaRivka
L'udovita Fullu, Varila Mysicka Kasicku, 1966 ( a lucky vintage bookstore find)
Rumen Skorchev, Bulgarian Folk Tales, 1979,
and N. Trepenok, Sharp-toothed Mouse and Rich Sparrow,
thanks to Book Graphics
Feodor Rojankovsky, The three bears, 1967