Karl-Joel Lrsn (Larsson) (b. 1992) is a newly graduated illustrator from HDK, Academy of Design and Crafts in Gothenburg. While studying art and design for five years, Lrsn has worked in a wide range of different disciplines, including graphic design, advertising, painting, furniture design and illustration. This past year Lrsn has been working on establishing himself and finding his own aesthetic as an illustrator. He started by drawing paraphrases of Henri Matisse’s paintings in the series titled ‘Some Matisses’. Through the art of Matisse he found and developed his own techniques.