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Commissioned Portrait Artist to Presidents, Prime Ministers and two Popes 
Official Public, Distinguished Private and Corporate Collections


In the Spotlight
News from the Studio of Igor V. Babailov


Upcoming Portrait Master Workshop
November 9 -11, 2012


In Belleville, Ontario Canada

For Information and to Register visit  Schedule of Workshops

Each day begins with an inspirational Life Demo. Students observe Igor Babailov in 'action', then inspired by the demo, they work on their own canvases, with his personal attention and 'one-on-one' instruction. 

In Visual Art it's better once to see than one hundred times to hear.
~   Igor V. Babailov

Two and a half hour Life Oil Demo


One and a half hour Life Drawing Demo

November 9 - 11, 2012
Master Workshop in Canada 
(Belleville, Ontario)

   REGISTER  now )


Make sure to check out Igor Babailov's fascinating historic

'Teacher ~ Student' Lineage
The Masters' Roots

 Through his formal fine art education and unbroken consecutive mentorship, passed on DIRECTLY from one person to another within the studios of the world-famous Russian Academy of Arts (est.1757), Igor Babailov is a third generation direct descendant student of the great Masters  Repin and  Serov

For information on Portrait Master Workshops and to Register, please visit 
Igor Babailov's website, the  Workshops pages.
With any questions Email

Special Event

On November 8 (one day before the workshop) Igor Babailov will draw a portrait from life of His Honour, the Mayor of Belleville,
from 2 - 4pm, at Dinkel's Restaurant on 44 Bridge St. E

$25. Entry fee 
( for your convenience you may pay HERE  )

FREE for workshop attendees


New Book
Greatest Portrait Moments

Click to order  Here

Gen. David H. Petraeus, Director of the CIA, with the book "Greatest Portrait Moments",
featuring his official portrait, West Point Military Academy Museum

Foreword by   Hon. Joseph P. Sullivan

Introduction by   Amb. Michael Novak


Besides being a successful portrait artist, Mr. Babailov carves out the time to share his expertise in Portrait Painting with his fellow artists and students. He has taught at

Florence Academy of Art (Italy), Cincinnati Art Club, Vanderbilt University, Monmouth University, American Society of Portrait Artists, Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists,  Portrait Society of Atlanta, West Coast Portrait Society, Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario College of Art, Aquinas College,  
to name a few.

To reserve your place in class, you may register online  here 
with a $100. deposit* (your registration will be received immediately). The workshop 
registration is on a 
first-come first-serve basis. For inquiries email:

 For information about the Artist, Career Highlights and
unique opportunity to advance the artistic skills, visit

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
  ~  Leonardo da Vinci

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