Sculptured in wood and introduced in a group, totems would have a spiritual goal. But at the same time, when designed on paper, with a personal artistic visual perspective, things become more interesting.
It started as an experiment to illustrate a photorealistic Gibson Explorer guitar, but with passion and a lot of patience,it became something more. Flatguitars became an illustration tribute to all those inspiring guitar heroes.
In an attempt to show the different styles of Russian folk painting, Sasha Vinogradova, a russian designer based in Los Angeles, created something more interesting when she replaced the traditional painting subjects.