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Hand or folk painting accompanied the life of the people of Ukraine at all times. Hand painted wooden and clay crafts with bright colors, drawing on them patterns. The painting was decorated with a dwelling, depicting on the walls those or other drawings. Natural paints were used as paints, for example, soot, cherry and beet juice, various broths.
Painting on wood is an old art form. Painted a variety of objects, from small powder boxes and wall plates, to chests and sledges. An example of Ukrainian painting on wood is a pysanka. The wooden blank in the form of an egg after painting was painted into an art object. It was a very colorful and beautiful Easter souvenir to give with kind wishes.
Painting on clay is a part of the history of Ukrainian ceramics. Great value is the Kosovo ceramics included in the list of cultural heritage of UNESCO. Possessing an inimitable technique of execution of color patterns, the original ceramics is recognizable thanks to the painting.