2010 - 2014 Graphic Designer
Worked as graphic designer for 5 years
Summer 2014 - My first watercolor set
Got my first watercolor set and brushes. Then I painted my first 2 paintings and felt so happy and inspired. In that time, I decided to change my profession and become an artist and illustrator
2014 - 2015 Self learning
I was studying painting by myself. I still was working as a graphic designer but always didn’t miss a chance to paint in a free time
April 2015 - Private Art School in Kiev, Ukraine
Graduated watercolor course at Art School in Kiev. Learned the basics of watercolor painting and many principles of how to paint.
October 2015 - Studied at Art school in St.Petersburg, Russia
I was discovering and practicing new watercolor skills at Art School in St. Petersburg. Learned how to paint food, children book, fashion and watercolor illustrations.
Spring 2016 - Got my first order
I have made my first order from US client. Greeting card with an ice cream illustration on it. I will remember it for all of my life.
Summer 2016 - Freelance work
I’ve intensively started to work as a freelance watercolor illustrator. I’ve created a lot of interesting projects. Working as a freelancer helped me to discover my own style of painting. Big thank you to all of my clients!
Autumn 2016 - Illustrated 2 children’s books
Jan - Apr 2018: Launched 3 online courses at Skillshare
Winter 2017 - Launched 1st watercolour workshop in London
In Christmas time organised successfully watercolor workshop “Christmas Greeting Cards” in London. I was so happy to share my knowledge with other people 🙂
Jan - May 2018: Organised 5 workshops in London
Organised 5 watercolor workshops in London. 100% satisfied students! Check upcoming workshops by clicking here.
Jun 2018: My personal brand ``DearAnnArt`` become alive
After many attempts to create personal bran I have finally created it that can represent myself as an artist!