In Vania Zouravliov's daguerreotype-like style, you can see some of his early influences such as Dante's Divine Comedy, early Disney and The Bible. Born in Vladimir, an old medieval capital of Russia, you can see how history has made its way into the rich details of his illustrations.
His mother was an art teacher, which afforded him access to her art supplies as a young age. He was labelled a child prodigy and spent his later years studying in the U.K.
Vania's work has been published in National Geographic, The Scotsman, The New York Times and more.