Friday, November 30, 2012

Masters of Contemporary Illustration:

Pavel Tatarnikov
Pavel Tatarnikov was born in 1971 into a family of artists. He has loved drawing since childhood, and his talent was recognized early on: at the age of eleven, he was selected to train at the State School of Music and Fine Arts in Minsk, Belarus. He graduated in 1989 and joined the Graphic Department of the Belarusian Academy of Arts, working as an illustrator. The recipient of many awards, Pavel particularly enjoys  projects that combine his love of myths and legends, literature and history. He currently lives in Belarus.

To see more of Pavel’s work visit his website at


  1. Wonderful illustrations! The composition method reminds me a bit of great italian artist Sergio Toppi who died a few months ago. And Alan Lee of course. Thanks for sharing.

  2. thank you for sharing this artist and his art. Really fabulous to see.
    i find it so interesting that most artists have a distinct style and i see his here.