Down the Mezen River

Russia, Arkhangelsk region, the river Mezen – “Bear Territory”, as they call such areas…

We were three artists (except me, Alexander Maletin and Gennady Sadomovsky)
on a raft, which we have built of the two boats and a boardwalk with a tent.
200 kilometers downstream to the White Sea – through places almost untouched by civilization.
We fished, breathed fresh air of the North and, of course, we were drawing…
 
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Route
 
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As large as life
 
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Song
 
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Sun and mosquitoes. Felt pen
 
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Portrait of a hunter. Indian ink
 
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Island. Indian ink
 
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Fishing. Pencil
 
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New mooring. Pencil
 
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Evening river. pastel
 
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Silver bream. Pastel
 
18.06.2013