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Artyom Lebedev

Artyom Lebedev

Artyom Lebedev

Moscow, Russia

Calligrapher, type designer

Biography

Artyom Lebedev is a calligrapher and a type designer.

He uses CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.

In May 2008, he took part in organizing the International Calligraphy Exhibition, a project by MEC Sokolniki.

Since 2005, he has been an independent artist. He cooperates with many Moscow-based publishing houses.

From October 2003 to August 2005, he worked as leading designer in Grand Card, a company dealing in greeting cards, postcards, invitations, and diplomas.

Being a master of script design, he creates ornamented inscriptions for festive postcards and advertising brochures (not digitally generated but drawn by hand).

In 2003, he graduated from the Samara National Academy of Culture and Arts.

In 2002 he was the leading designer for the Duglins creative workshop. He participated in the development of corporate style, logos, image advertising, letterheads, booklets and other printed products.

In 1999, he was the leading designer for Prospect, a full-cycle advertising agency (Samara). He took part in elaborating an advertising campaign for Pino and Golden Garden nuts (Moscow). The project was successfully implemented in Summer 2002.

In 1994, he graduated from the Samara Artistic School, majoring in art design, and entered the Samara National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet as artist/editor in advertising (1994-2003).

He combined work in the theater with work in advertising agencies.

Since 1993, he has been an outdoor advertising designer with Ad Mart advertising agency (Samara). He developed the project for the first promo campaign for Coca Cola in Samara. The project won the contract and was implemented by the agency.

Author works

Layout of the script based on ribbon half-uncial Cyrilic book hand

Tinted paper, ink, gouache, golden ink, brush, broad-nib pen, 30х42 cm, 2010

Application to become a member of the National Union of Calligraphers

Paper, watercolor, ink, metal pen, brush, 21.1x29.7 cm, 2009

Type composition "Russian writing"

Paper, watercolour, ink, pen, brush, 30x21 cm, 2009

Type composition "Strip half-unicial"

Paper, watercolor, ink, pen, brush, 30x21 cm, 2009

Type composition "Monogram"

Paper, watercolor, colour pencil, ink, pen, brush, 30x42 cm, 2009

Type Composition

Paper, ink, nib, 30x42 cm, 2009

Inauguration Speech and Oath of the President of the Russian Federation D. A. Medvedev

Paper, Chinese ink, pen, 62x93 cm, 2008

Sketch for a playbill of the Samara Opera and Ballet Theatre

Paper, watercolor, color pencil, ink, pen, 29x21 cm, 2000

Vita Brevis Ars Longa

Paper, ink, pen, 21x29 cm, 2008

Sketch for a website “Popular Calligraphy”

Paper, ink, pen, 29x21 cm, 2008

Sketch for a website “Popular Calligraphy”

Paper, ink, pen, 29x21 cm, 2008

Thoughts About Beauty

Paper, ink, pen, 21x29 cm, 2008

Monogram for the Samara Opera and Ballet Theatre

Paper, watercolor, color pencil, ink, pen, 29x21 cm, 2000.

Mission of the International Exhibition of Calligraphy

Paper, watercolor, color pencil, ink, pen, 21x29 cm, 2008

Writing utensils used for the inaugural address of the President of the Russian Federation

4 elements: 2 bird quills and 2 wooden nib holders with metal pens

A Project on the New Year's Font

Watercolor paper, broad-nib pen, Indian ink, 42x30 cm, 2010

Chess Alphabet

Paper, ink, pen, brush, 50x65 cm, 2012

Rus

Coloured cardboard, white ink, flat pointed pen, 29.7x21 cm, 2014.

Winter

Coloured cardboard, white ink, flat pointed pen, 29.7x21 cm, 2014

“Annual Festivals” polyptych. Spring

Lettering. Freehand sketch digitalized using a computer and graphic software. 350 x 400 mm, 2017

“Annual Festivals” polyptych. For All Occasions

Lettering. For All Occasions. Freehand sketch digitalized using a computer and graphic software. 350 x 400 mm, 2017

“Annual Festivals” polyptych. Birthdays

Lettering. Freehand sketch digitalized using a computer and graphic software. 350 x 400 mm, 2017

“Annual Festivals” polyptych. The New Year

Lettering. 1. Freehand sketch digitalized using a computer and graphic software. 350 x 400 mm, 2017

Strokes of the Epoch (diptych)

Calligraphy. Designer cardboard, white ink, Indian ink, pointed nib; cursive uncial, copperplate, 420 x 640 mm, 2017.
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