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Gvidas Pakarklis

IllustratorFalmouth, United Kingdom
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Gvidas Pakarklis

IllustratorFalmouth, United Kingdom
About me
Gvidas Pakarklis is a Lithuanian illustrator and printmaker, currently based in Lithuania. -- He mostly works within editorial and sequential narrative fields. Gvidas draws inspiration from alchemical emblems and ancient art expressions to visually approach modern issues, relating to environmental, technological or social contexts. The complexity of issues being unravelled can be seen in the acute attention to details in his schematic drawings. -- Previous clients: - Efukum clothing - Oleg Surajev (1k.lt) - Pub Etmonų Špunka - Bar Amadeus -- Exhibitions - 100% exhibition at Small Ships, Falmouth, UK - Simple Pleasures of Life exhibition at Fish Factory, Penryn, UK -- For commissions and other enquiries: Email: gvidas.pakarklis@gmail.com Instagram: @chameleona_s Twitter: @GvidasPakarklis
Projects
  • The Tiger next doorA speculative editorial for an article from ‘The Observer’. Illustrating the fact that there are more tigers kept in American backyards than in the wild. Read the article here: https://www.theguardian.com/global/2019/nov/10/the-tiger-next-door-americas-backyard-big-cats
  • Wunderkammer magazine: Mundum de Oxygeni‘The unpredictability of the future has always stimulated our curiosity. In a post global warming future, air becomes unbreathable. Oxygen is socially commoditized, consumed on a daily basis and mythologized as a sacred entity.’ A piece I did for the Wunderkammer 2020 catalogue showcasing work from all graduating students of the year as well as some of alumni work on Illustration (BA) course at Falmouth University. The full magazine issue can be read here: https://issuu.com/graham.black/docs/w
  • The Promise: May Chloris bless YouA written and illustrated comic for a collaborative webcomic platform - 'The Promise', showcasing a variety of students work from Falmouth University. The platform was set up and curated by Hugh Frost. The story of the comic is set in the near future and revolves around the main character - Pierrot. He is a priest of one of the temples, where trees are worshipped. The soundtrack for the comic was created in collaboration with Celia Croft. Read the comic together with the soundtrack alongside
Projects credited in
  • 100%A collaborative zine and exhibition by students at Falmouth University, sharing personal perspectives on mental health.
Work history
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    Freelance IllustratorGvidas Pakarklis
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Previous clients: - Efukum clothing - Oleg Surajev (1k.lt) - Pub Etmonų Špunka - Bar Amadeus
Skills
  • Print Design
  • Printmaking
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Drawing Sketching
  • Poster Design
  • Poster Art
Education
    BA(Hons) IllustrationFalmouth University
     - Falmouth, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) Illustration, Second Class honours (Upper Division) (2:1) classification
Awards
    It's Nice That graduate, class of 2020It's Nice That
    'Illustrator Gvidas Pakarklis creates meticulous hand-drawn worlds merging infographics with magical realism' - Jenny Brewer
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    ADC*LT Young TalentADC*LT
    The tiger next door illustration has won the Young Talent award at ADC*LT festival, which happened for the first time in Lithuania.