Boris Zvorykin - Illustration to “The Tale of the Dead Princess and Seven Knights” by Alexander Pushkin, 1890th

That’s good example of so-called “russian style”, that was created in the end of the 19th century. Well, not created - reconstructed.

Zvorykin was the first one who introduced medieval and traditional Russian painting to the modern art.

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London-based freelance illustrator and graphic artist Martin Tomsky creates awesomely detailed laser-cut plywood illustrations. Each beautiful piece is comprised of many layers, assembled one at a time, to form lyrical scenes, some of which are inspired by TV shows such as Adventure Time and Game of Thrones.

Visit Martin Tomsky’s website and DeviantArt page to check out many more of his stunning creations (and get a better look at the larger pieces pictured here). He also has an Etsy shop where he offers original pieces for sale, both big and small.

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