Svetlana Ledneva-Schukina — Animalist and Wildlife artist.
Svetlana is a self-taught artist, who explores the beauty of Nature. This passion definitely comes from her family. Her grandfathers were painters and therefore it is quite natural that she has inherited their abilities and thirst for the fine arts.
So, according her feels she has always evolved in an artistic universe. Svetlana explore various techniques: oil, acrylic, pencil, pastels, and watercolour... etc., also she has tried sculpture.
Nature represents an inexhaustible source of inspiration. Landscapes, animals, colours, seasons: the scope is so broad! For Svetlana, drawing and painting should convey a feeling, an expression, an emotion. For a portrait, human or animal, she always applies that look of being alive. In a perpetual quest toward perfection she studies the artworks of great ancient masters.
Her artworks are in private collections Worldwide, mostly in Europe, North America, Australia, etc.
Also name of Ledneva-Shchukina Svetlana is listed in: "The Register of professional artists" — Edition of Artists Trade Union of Russia.