Yuri Laptev whisks the audience away to distant planets and surreal landscapes with his magical works.
Through the use of natural watercolors, etchings, drawings and sometimes enhanced with digital art, his pieces have clearly been inspired by fairy tales and other works of fiction. A few pieces are easy to recognize from the popular story and series of movies Alice in Wonderland.
Yuri Laptev also seems to have a fixation with tea as it is a reoccurring theme in his artwork. His steampunk display of tea architecture is wonderful and very fitting in these creative worlds. The imagery displayed by Yuri Laptev is hauntingly beautiful and it gives rise to thoughts of whether Yuri has lived these landscapes in his nightmares or dreams.