Art project Shinobi is a creative collaboration of two artists – visual artist Mike Zubik and calligraphic artist Ulia Kuznetsova.
The project started as the base for development of creative ideas of two stylistically different artists. Mike and Julia share similar approach to the visual solutions as well as identical views on the creative process. They are experienced in several creative spheres, but singled out two main directions in their own works – form and expression. Inspiration with Asian culture has become the essence of all Shinobi artworks. Both artists point out the huge influence of Asia on the contemporary worldwide culture.
The first Shinobi project is the set of performances - expressive live drawing. Now Shinobi is a whole lab of work with objects and spaces. Artists work on different projects and demonstrate actuality of forms and images in absolutely different cases. From paintings and objects to projects in the area of interior and environment decoration.
We are working mostly in mixed media. To create artworks we use our unique technique - mix of expressive calligraphy, ink painting with custom made brushes and pens, acrylic painting, air brushing, spray painting and digital post-production.