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Petrykivka painting in Ukraine, travel to Ukraine
Petrykivka painting

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.

Petrikov ornament has its roots in the ancient traditional ornamentation, which is widely used in the home of the Cossacks, who adorned their housing, utensils and weapons. Tradition of painting handed down from generation to generation and over time more and more improved.


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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.

Petrikov ornamentalist have incredibly accurate eye and well coordinated hand movements - all masters paint without making drafts, without using any measuring instrument. The work is conducted using a thin brush. In addition to brushes, Petrikov masters use the flower stalk, wood chips, berries and even actual flowers.