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Biography

 Anton Makarov was born in 1988 in the Soviet Union ,in the city named Uralsk. In 1998 his family moved to Volgograd (past Stalingrad) the same year He started attending the local art school. Where eventually fall in love with the painting and discovered rich & magical world of art ! After finishing a high school in 2006 and passing through the exams required by Russian University. He was enrolled into very popular Moscow State University for the evening courses of Art and Graphic design (Where only 2 students out of 10 could get the chance to study in). At the same time He was working full-time as the Form Designer at the Toy Factory in Volgograd. Rapidly growing as the Designer, working with computer programs and heavy machines, He always could feel the need for painting and drawing. Copying masterpieces and doing the life drawings in his pad evening by evening after work, He learned in progress the styles & technics most of interesting Artist of the times. In 2012 He moved to New Zealand to join his immigrant family in Auckland. Then He started as CNC operator at the architect company in Auckland and traveled around North Island. “The inspiration is all around here ” – says Anton when He visited Wellington at the first time. Then after few years He left his position at the architect company and move permanently to Wellington . In 2016 He became Wellington residential artist and in 2018 He opened the first Drawing school in Miramar. Where many young talents getting to know the rich and magical world of Art !