Cheerful characters animate vibrant and whimsical illustrations by Tania Yakunova

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March 23, 2022

Grace Ebert

All images © Tania Yakunova, shared with permission

Ukrainian illustrator Tania Yakunova gravitates towards bold color palettes and clean lines to define his fiery characters. Against monochromatic backgrounds, his quirky scenes are tinged with whimsy and play with scale, surrounding the figures with hanging white stars, towering leaves, and oversized art supplies. Many of the kyiv-based illustrator’s works involve a mix of digital and analog sketches with the final pieces rendered in paint.

In recent weeks, Yakunova has created a series of ceramics focusing on mental health, as well as illustrations responding to the ongoing war in Ukraine. You can find more of his works on Behance and instagram.

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