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Naya Lazareva



Phone: +380 93 436 74 73

Professional info

I'm a passionate children's book illustrator based in Kyiv, Ukraine. 

I have over 10 years of experience in drawing pictures and imagining stories. Using watercolor and pencil, I would like to capture atmosphere with all intricate details that reminiscing the Old World beauty and everything that touch the legends, tales and marvelous universes. I'm interested in drawing children's book illustrations and cute portraits in my unique style considering your needs.

Work experience




Watercolor painting


Artist, watercolor peinter

​2009 - 2013


Co-founder art-group Salve. Organizer and participant of art exhibitions

2010 - present

2D designer

​2012 - 2014


Art Director,  2d designer in game studios

2010 - present

Freelance illustrator

​2014 - present


The founder of the illustrator group BookWood Illustrators. The  children's book illustrator. Selected clients include: Little Steps Publishing (Australia)


National Technical University of Ukraine  'Kyiv Polytechnic Institute'​,

department of Publishing and Printing,

2008 - 2012

Bachelor's degree in Fine arts.

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