In 1993-1996 i started my career while doing an apprenticeship to become a painter. Later on, I decided to give myself an artistic education with the study at the "Ibkk" in Bochum / Germany from which I graduated with a diploma in 2007. My specialities includes: → Book cover illustrations (jacket, wrap & typography) → Chapter art illustrations (color & black / white) → Character development, genre -and conceptart for games and advertising → High-end Retouching for advertising and commercial use I´m interested in Sci-fi, fantasy, belletristic and caricature jobs for covers, editorials, games, entertainment, pictorials, anthologies, magazines. I don´t mind if you are agent, author or a small publisher, my rates are reasonable any serious inquiry will be answered with a quote. Inquiries from agencies and publishers are welcome. Clients include: Piper Fantasy, Bastei Lübbe, Ullstein, Fischer / Scherz, Klett Cotta -Hobbit Press, Wildside press, Prime books, Weltbild, Grey Gecko Press, Dagan Books, Oracom, Rhemalda Publishing, Ohrland Audio, Sonic Media, Imagine Publishing Speciality: Book cover illustrations and typography / desktop-to-print Creating teasing imagery from thumbnail to large-scale-print Polishing and effects for high-end advertising Character and storyboard conception for various media

Work Samples

  • Fantasio girls

  • Skull:z: & Idols

  • Transgenetic Metahuman

Work History

  • Dozent / Instructor

    • ibkk Institut für Ausbildung in bildender Kunst und Kunsttherapie
    • Aug 2012 - Present (2 years 4 months)

    Freier Dozent für Ausbildung im Studiengang Illustration und Digital Painting

  • Illustrator

    • Piper-Verlag
    • 2008 - Present (6 years)

    Cover Illustrator

  • CEO & Diploma - designer / Ilustrator

    • Fantasio fine Arts
    • Feb 2007 - Present (7 years 10 months)

    Illustration and Characterdesign for bookcover, magazine, editorials and entertainment.

  • Cover Illustrator

    • Verlagsgruppe Weltbild
    • 2010 - 2011 (1 year)

    Cover Illustrator

  • Cover Illustrator

    • Bastei Lübbe
    • 2009 - 2011 (2 years)

    Cover Illustrator

  • Touch-up specialist

    • Volvo Construction Equipment
    • Mar 2004 - Dec 2008 (4 years 9 months)

    Product touch ups and final design applications as part of the quality assurance department

Education

  • Ibkk Institut für bildende Kunst und Kunsttherapie Wrobel Schwarz

    • Diplom Airbrush-design
    • 2002 - 2007

Specialties

Affiliations

CGSociety, VG -Bildkunst -Rasterized.org

Awards

Bronze Award on Infected By Art Competition 2012 9th daily deviation award (deviantArt.com) 5star rating at allbuyart.com 1st place at Originalsnowboardart.com (2003)

Share