Yamarimaru


Landscape, cover art, issue 45, December 15, 2018


Maria Khrebtova (Yamarimaru) was born in 1994 at small Siberian city. For a long time, her main interest was only reading fantasy and sci-fi. She didn’t think about art at all until high school, where Maria had to create pictures for her school magazine. Soon communication with other experienced artists showed her the need for improvement, so she started to study different art styles by books and tutorials. Over time, drawing became her favorite subject, as well as physics. It determined the choice of profession – engineer. Maria uploaded her best artwork at international social media only after graduating from university. Maria still has a long way to the top of her art skill, but she sincerely hopes people will like the world made by her pen.


Get to know Yamarimaru...


Birthdate? September 24, 1994  

 

When did you start doing artwork? 2009

 

When and what and where did you first get your artwork published? NewMyths online magazine is first

 

Why do you do artwork? I like the process of creation artwork. Giving form to ideas and seeing the progress makes me feel inspired and motivates to improve skills even more. 

 

Who is your favorite artist? Your favorite story? I have a lot of favorite artists, such as WLOP, Danica Sills, Iyokani, Apterus, Semcool, MOHTZ, and so on. My favorite stories are made by J.R.R. Tolkien (The Lord of the Ring) and T.D.J. Pratchett (Discworld series).

 

What are you trying to say with your art? I guess, I just try to show my own image of world, full of miracles and interesting creatures. Hope one day I will be able to create my own fictional story.

 

If you could write your own epitaph, what would it say? She always did her best.  

 

Where can fans see your artwork? https://www.deviantart.com/yamarimaru


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