Despite the Nordic name Olga Oilikki is associated with she was born and grew up in Russia. Olga specialises in magazine and book illustrations and other commissioned and personal projects. As a child, Olga found immense pleasure in painting and draw…See moreing. This activity soon transformed into interest in graphic design while illustration was just a passionate hobby. Only a few years ago she has become a full time freelance illustrator based in Tallinn. Olga is inspired by travelling and people around, thus, you can see a lot of botanical, architectural and animalistic topics in her art. She experiments with many different techniques, and utilizes various materials to achieve the desired effect.
Abstract art: intricate, whimsical, full of details and humour; Surface design: fully detailed illustrations with fantasy, animalistic, floral and folk motifs; Children's illustrations: the style of illustrations usually depends on the age, some may be complex and more or less realistic, while others may be naïve, all of them are colourful, and characters are often bright, colourful and friendly.