Evgeni Koroliov was born in Pinsk, Belarus, a small town and he loved pencil drawing from his childhood. As he started studying in an art school, he realized that he wished to connect with creativity his life. His parents encouraged his interest for art and he says, if he did not become an illustrator, he would have got engaged in music, as he loves music and cannot imagine any day without music.
After completing high school, Evgeni Koroliov went to Vitebsk and enrolled at the Art and graphic faculty. He specialized in Fine Arts and with the Magistracy (Theory and History of Art). He was an active student and participated in competitions and exhibitions. His artistic passion was focused to surrealism and so his dream topics were found in that time drawings. Vitebsk is certainly a beautiful city and it connects Evgeni Koroliov with many wonderful events in that city and he traveled there for inspiration.
Evgeni Koroliov studied at the university and it helped to develop several creative must do for his future. Besides, he stopped showing interest in his previous work, and took a small pause to rethink everything. He took a pencil to draw and moved to live in Minsk and got set to work as a graphic designer, yet he felt the inner requirement towards drawing.
The daily practice of 2.5 years has bought more inspiration by the illustrated models and also by the people surrounding him that is apparent in his drawings main topics. His works are closely related to fashion illustrations.
He is focused completely for the magazine on several illustrations. He uses his free time and concentrates on his personal drawings. In this way, he tries to refresh his perception and comes back every time with new impressions.
For Evgeni Koroliov, his morning starts with beautiful music or neighbor’s noise repairing their apartments. He moved to a new house and wishes to make it cozy, and so is ready to adjust to chaotic events. He works as a full-time graphic designer, develops layouts for the business premium cards and also creates in Adobe Illustrator different drawings.
He sets the evening time for meetings with creativity and friends. He also passes his desire to draw as he gets time. The commercial illustration is a new thing and he is giving a lot of time to it. He uses graphite pencils, scanner, Adobe Photoshop and Wacom tablet as his tools and transfers the drawing into digital formats. He uses acrylic, water color, and crayons as color accents. He loves this evolution and is learning every day something. He is also developing his artistic taste, besides practical skills and is growing as a creative person.
Evgeni Koroliov says for every new artist to try pencil drawing, it is a must to listen, look, analyze and be yourself so that you open to every new work. He says it is a must to formulate the goals as any successful activity bases. He believes in following the feelings and it helps in making the right choice. It is a must to form useful habits so that there is right contribution. He says getting a good experience from challenges is the best. One should not be afraid to use their talent or even share it with others around you. However, he insists on using the time carefully as
it is the only resource that is not replenished.