Elshad Kasumov

"Helium Mourns."
Pencil, Micron pens, Copic tonoer markers and India White Ink on Bristol Board.

Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, Elshad Kasumov has been drawing since he was four years old.

Elshad's love of books, art, and comics eventually led him to illustrate and later co-write the online comic Chronicles of Garas, which ran from 2004 to 2006.

Elshad lives in the Northeastern United States, where he continues to draw, both for fun and for private commissions, in addition to writing about food, art, and life.  His is currently working on a graphic novel with his wife and collaborator.