Born in 1939 in the village of Semukhino Yaroslavl region. In 1957 he graduated from a rural high school. In his life he had to try many professions: he worked as a cook, the ship's Builder, an excavator driver, a guard, a sitter, a painter and decorator, janitor. He was already in middle age, when his hand reached out to brush. In 1973 he graduated from the three-year art Studio at the Palace of the engine of the city of Yaroslavl. In 1977 – 1978 was a volunteer at the Academy of arts in St. Petersburg (Leningrad), he often visited the Russian Museum and the Hermitage. He was fond of philosophy and poetry, since 1990 began to write poetry. Bright talent of Herman Blinova has been seen by the artist-restorer, art historian Savva Vasilievich by yamshikova, including his paintings from the exhibition "Every one to himself is the Creator and the Creator of" the Soviet cultural Foundation (1991). The artist's works were exhibited in Yaroslavl, Moscow, Vologda and abroad (in Germany). His personal exhibitions took place in 1988, 2000, 2003 and 2004. In 1994 he held his first solo exhibition "my Village" in the Museum of naive art. For participation in all-Russian exhibition dedicated to the anniversary of Alexander Pushkin, has the letter of thanks of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation. Many of the works of the artist are in the Russian Fund of culture in Moscow, in art museums of Yaroslavl, Suzdal, Vologda, Vladimir, as well as in private collections.