Les Chylinski established Creative Media Illustration, Inc. with the intention of combining traditional and digital rendering techniques to produce refined architectural renderings for his clients. Les produces a variety of products from watercolor-like illustrations to photo-realistic images. Working from the belief that successful architectural renderings are executed through the effective collaboration between client and illustrator, Les works to fully understand the project in order to produce illustrations that reach beyond simply the technical aspects of a project. By combining the principles of traditional rendering (color, balanced composition, light) with the flexibility and accuracy of digital tools, his renderings project an artistic vision with the goal of enhancing the value of the architectural design. Les Chylinski earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from North Dakota State University in 1992. He worked as a registered architect for five years before making the transition to a full-time architectural illustrator. His background as an architect, combined with his flexibility in style and technique, make him well suited to work at every stage of the design process.