Andrey Tarusov is an artist and animator who creates pin-ups, comics, and animation. His Kickstarter project for his first art book, Red Pin-Up, raised more than 50,000 dollars in just a few weeks. When he lived in Moscow, Tarusov worked as an artist for Cosmopolitan, Maxim, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He was involved with creating the concept art for the films Yolki and Vysotsky. Thank You for Being Alive. Among his Russian clients are Yandex, Beeline, and Gazprom.
After moving to Los Angeles, his work was published in USA Today, TIME, The Huffington Post, The Daily Mail, and GQ. He began working with Walt Disney Studios, drawing their characters. For 20th Century Fox Tarusov created a series of paintings for a film in the style of Tim Burton. Some of his best-known series are Game of Thrones. Pin-Up, Disney Princesses and Villains, Cartoon Characters That Got Old, and What If Tim Burton Directed All Disney Classic Movies.