Nikolai has worked in the film industy since late 90’s. For various companies like Qvisten, Filmkameratene, Gimpville and Storm Studios. on more than 30 feature films, tons of tv productions and commercials. At Storm Studios he worked as Lead ArtDirector from 2008-2015.
Nikolai is currently working a a freelancer. In edition to film-related art, he is also doing illustrations for book covers, children-books, theatre stage-design, promo-art and more. With costumers all over the world.
In 2012 he started doing all his professional and private artwork on the iPad with the painting app Procreate. Nikolai is a pioneer in iPad art, and sharing as much of his knowledge as possible via his video tutorials at www.ArtStudyOnline.com.
Teaching Illustration, Concept Art and Painting with Procreate is very important to Nikolai. He teaches at art schools, film schools and holds lectures and demos worldwide.
Nikolai has joined the first online edition of The Art Department with a painting demo made possible by Procreate, principal sponsor of Playgrounds.