POTD: Petrykivka AK-74

    Thanks to Hrachya H. for sharing this photo. The rifle appears to be an AK74. But it is the customized paint job that interests me. It looks a lot like the the Petrykivka painting style from the Ukraine. This style of painting is very colorful and flowery. It is used to decorate house walls and everyday household items. In that case an AK74 fits the bill. According to wikipedia, Petrykivka is typically painted on a white background, however contemporary painters are now painting on darker backgrounds such as black.

    I wonder if the guy holding the AK is the one who painted it or if he had someone customize it for him? It is certainly unique and personal.

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