I discovered the work of Karolis Strautniekas recently while reading an issue of Creative Review. His editorial illustrations are fantastic and I love the texture and colors that he uses. The images here are taken from a piece he worked on for the french magazine Usbek & Rica. I particularly love the image above which was used for a piece about education and technology in Estonia. I love the perspective he uses and – if you visit his Behance page – you can get a little behind-the-scenes glimpse of some of the stages during the image’s construction. I don’t know about you, but I love when illustrators share that type of thing!
Karolis lives and works as an artist in Lithuania where he specialises in illustration. He has a few years experience as an art-director and supervisor in advertising and says that, despite mostly drawing, he is also passionate about stop motion, frame by frame or paper cut animation. You can see more from him on his website here.