When you have been in search of methods to help Ukraine, enable me to introduce you to fairly a number of concepts – or relatively fairly a number of Ukrainian paper artists whose work is solely distinctive! You will discover plenty of nods to Ukraine’s nationwide colours – vivid blue and yellow – in addition to its nationwide flower – the sunflower.
Daria Alyoshkina, @vytynankaalyoshkina
on Instagram, creates extraordinary giant and small-format artwork by
slicing intricate Ukrainian-style designs on paper panels. Fortunately she and her
three youngsters at the moment are in protected environment after fleeing their house in Lviv.
small paper slicing instance
Daria is presently instructing paper slicing grasp lessons in Krakow, Poland, in addition to promoting small paper cuttings to lift funds to help the Ukrainian Military. To put an order, ship her a direct message by way of @alyoshkinapapersmall, which is her feed that focuses on small works.
These beautiful window-size papercuts have been on exhibit in Paris since September and
not too long ago adorned the Ukrainian stand on the worldwide design
Tanya Kyianytsia, @tanyakyianytsia, is a younger Ukrainian paper cutter in Slovakia. She has posted a GoogleDoc on which she retains an up to date listing of how to assist Ukraine. Tanya is promoting Ukrainian Vazon, a folklore motif of a papercut sunflower in a pot that symbolizes household, shelter, and housing to lift cash for native initiatives in Ukraine. Sunflowers could be bought by way of Instagram or her Etsy store, TinadavinchiStore.
As well as, Tanya has created two downloadable Save Ukraine posters; each can be found in her store.
Longtime readers of this weblog would possibly bear in mind the frilly paper reduce wigs and costumes created by Asya Kozina who grew up in Cherkasy, Ukraine. Asya has been posting battle updates on Instagram and invitations supporters to buy postcards and posters from younger Ukrainian graphic designer, Valentine Kudlai, @el_valento.
All cash raised is distributed to assist the armed forces of Ukraine and for humanitarian help to Ukrainian immigrants.
Olga Skorokhod, who’s from Chernihiv, Ukraine and lives in Oregon, is one other younger girl whose layered paper artwork has been featured right here on All Issues Paper. Her hometown was struck by Russian bombs as documented on this heartbreaking IG put up.
She is determined to assist her mom and brother who at the moment are homeless
and lived in a basement with out electrical energy and virtually no meals and water
for 3 weeks. Olga’s work could be bought by way of Saatchi Artwork.
Viktoriya, @yapaperova, from Kiev, Ukraine creates beautiful paper sculpture flowers and complicated origami ornaments. Whereas she has not posted not too long ago on Instagram, her profile is public. Hopefully she is protected and could be reached by way of direct message.
Quillers could also be aware of Kasia Wojtasik, a prolific Ukrainian quiller who lives in Poland and creates amazingly intricate floral designs resembling these sunflowers. Kate suggests to those that are eager about studying to create handmade scrapbooks to go to the Etsy store of her Ukrainian buddy Anna Dudnyk, @vrabec.studio,
who in regular instances affords elegant scrapbook albums made in collaboration along with her husband Ivan.
Presently Anna and Ivan reside underneath fixed bombing and air raid sirens. As a means of incomes cash, Anna is providing her
data by way of a grasp scrapbook tutorial (in English) as she shouldn’t be capable of produce new books right now.
Floriya, from Lviv, Ukraine, is a floral artist whose work you may see by way of her Instagram feed and Etsy store, which is at present on pause as she is unable to ship. She continues to make principally blue and yellow flowers regardless of alarms that frighten her and her younger daughter. “Making an attempt to stay, not simply exist,” she says.
Larissa Zasadna, @larissa_zasadna, is one other Ukrainian quiller who creates beautiful designs. Larissa has been unable to ship her work from Etsy store, LarissaZasadna, so she has been busy stocking it with greater than ninety downloadable patterns and tutorials full with pictures which have obtained five-star critiques.
Victoriia Tkachenko,@quillyvicky, in Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine, creates dimensional quillwork…. for instance this sculptured Easter egg. She hasn’t posted since mid-February and her Etsy store, Quilly Vicky, is briefly closed… hopefully she is protected. (Every time an Etsy store is on a break, you may signal as much as be emailed when it reopens.)
Liubov Lukianova’s (@lukyanovalyubov) house was destroyed in Kharkiv, Ukraine so understandably her Etsy store has additionally been positioned on maintain. Liubov’s designs are principally real looking floral preparations that mix paper sculpture with conventional quilling.
Maybe like/observe these artists on Instagram, verify in on their retailers sooner or later, and be a part of me in wishing them security and peace. Whereas a number of are unaccounted for right now, I made a decision it’s
necessary to assume constructive and embody them as they’ll absolutely want help in
re-establishing their lives as soon as the battle has ended. Particular due to Kate Wojtasik who advised a number of of the artists.
In case you are a Ukrainian paper artist or know of any not talked about on this put up, please go away a remark under so we will go to their websites too.
Two extra methods to assist: Hannah Nunn, @hannahnunnstudio, in England continues to lift cash by way of the sale of laser reduce paper sunflowers that she designed to help Ukraine.
When you have dreamed of proudly owning a chunk of Yulia Brodskaya’s unique on-edge paper artwork, Sunflowers is on the market by way of Instagram.
Yulia grew up in Moscow, Russia and now lives in England. She states, “All
earnings from this on-line public sale might be donated to nonprofit
organisations at present working to assist individuals in Ukraine.”
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at no extra price to you must you make a purchase order.
I might be donating all Etsy affiliate earnings that accrue through the month of April 2022
to Hospitallers, a entrance line volunteer paramedic group.