Roberts Rurans’s Playful Characters Illustration
Freelance illustrator based out of Riga, Latvia, Roberts Rurans style is a mix of the modern aesthetics of visual simplicity and traditional painting technique, influenced by early modernist painters.
His clients love his playful characters, simple shapes, use of textures, bright colors and witty compositions. Her worked with The New Yorker, The New York Times, Intercom, Vogue and many others.
“I work solely by hand with acrylic on paper. Digital post–production, like colour adjustments and clean–up, is also part of the process, but 90% of the outcome is done on the paper.”