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Old Water Tower II Original Painting


Old Water Tower II Original Painting


Bulgarian artist Ekaterina Andreeva - 'Kati' shares with us: I made this work after I walked around one of Sofia's district. I saw one old water tower which have been reconstructed as an art gallery.

Outside the building looks really old and full covered with ivy. However, inside there are a round staircase to the top of the tower. I was impressed of the perspective, the depth and plenty of light from the windows. I felt like I was soaring around it.

I have made some sketches of this place and after that I have painted two versions of this really unusual and specific place in my city.

  • Tempera paint on paper
  • 70 x 100 cm (27.5 x 39.5 in)
  • NO FRAME - Painting only
  • Shipped rolled up in a sturdy tube box
  • Ship from Bulgaria

Ekaterina Andreeva created this beautiful painting using tempera paint. Tempera painting is executed with pigment ground in a water-miscible medium.

Traditional tempera paint is an ancient medium, having been in constant use in most of the world’s cultures until it was gradually superseded by oil paints in Europe, during the Renaissance.

Tempera was used to decorate the early Christian catacombs, as well as mummy cases, papyrus rolls and the vellum leaves of medieval illuminated manuscripts.
- Source: Encyclopaedia Britanica

The Artist ...

My inspirations come from the world around me as I am interested in the atmosphere and memories that any place could bring to us. I am trying to look beyond the visible and to share my personal experience.

Hello, I am Kati, a stage design student from Sofia, Bulgaria.

I am originally from a small town in the mountains of South Bulgaria, close to Greece ... read more




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