Duration: I've been making paper illustration for about two-and-a-half years.
Education: MA in graphic communication from the University of Hertfordshire.
Cultural Influences: I like paper, Gustav Klimt, Aubrey Beardsley, Alphonse Mucha, Russian fairy tale illustrations (e.g., Ivan Bilibin), Si Scott, Marian Bantjes, image bookmarking Web sites, paper sculpture and origami, crazy-detailed line drawings, good photography and good typography.
Environment: Mini-home studio.
Philosophy: Be true to yourself and treat people the way you want to be treated.
After years assisting others, Canadian photographer Kristof Arasim is following his dreams.