Petrykivka painting in Ukraine, travel to Ukraine
Decorative painting have entered the culture of Ukrainian people with a vivid variety of colors. Petrikov painting - decorative and ornamental painting, formed in Dnipropetrovsk in the late XIX-XX centuries. The name comes from the village Petrikovka.
Petrikovka historically developed as a wall painting and decoration of everyday items: dower chest, stove, table and benches. Today, its elements are widely used in the painting on wooden objects: spoons, plates, kitchen spatulas, cutting boards etc., book illustrations, decorating premises, and in many other areas.
For modern Petrikov painting floral design is typical. It is based on careful study of real forms of local flora. Widely used motifs of flowers: asters, dahlias, roses, cornflowers and viburnum berries, grapes and strawberries, viburnum, currants, periwinkles and other. More recently, artists began to add new images: butterflies, roosters, birds, fire-birds with lush beautiful tails.