Gifts Of Wandering Ice: Interview with Olga Makarova
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Gifts Of Wandering Ice: Interview with Olga Makarova

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???? ???????? ?????? or Gifts of wandering ice in english is an ambitious sci-fi webcomic by Olga Makarova, based on her short novel. Gifted artist.

“Who wants to live forever ?”

Welcome Olga !

– Where do you come from ??
– How old are you ??
– Influences ??
not sure
– Art school or not ??
– Favorite digital art software ??
Paint Tool SAI, Photoshop
– Your working method ??
From sketch to grayscale image

, then (sometimes) coloring with layer effects.

– What your webcomic is about, in a symbolic way, the hidden sense ??
On the surface: a sci-fi story about ancient things people find in melting icebergs. Really: about technologically achieved immortality and its price.

– Tell us more about your main character, the hero !?
Elie is a little girl that spent hundreds of years frozen in cryo after memories of a dead person had been copied into her mind. She experiences painful flashbacks when looking at some ice gifts (ancient objects from the icebergs) and is the key to restoring the forgotten history of humanity.
– How do you see your future ??
I rarely think about it at all. It doesn’t seem there is something cool ahead. I’m nobody important, just a regular person with an unremarkable life.
– Your next goal ??
To publish my comic as a book.
– Advices for beginners ??
Draw every day. It’s all about?the consistency.

– Your technical secret trick ??
Sometimes I use 3D objects to make drawing easier. Especially with architecture and furniture in background.

– Your social links and website ??
Comic on my main website:

Mirror on ComicFury:




A great thanks to Olga Makarova !