Brian Sheehan

The horror and occult obsession I’ve been drawing ever since I can remember. Recreating various movie monsters and comic/ cartoon characters I idolized. When I finally started making music and performing in bands, the necessity for visuals became imminent. Album art, show posters and merch design naturally became a way to further the creative process.…

Kevin Gan Yuen

Expanding the mind I studied printmaking and majored in Graphic Design at university. I play in the band Sutekh Hexen (2008-present) that explores sonic territories influenced by primitive black metal, power electronics, harsh noise and ambient music… pure cacophony. I cut my teeth doing album layouts for friends bands during the 00’s while studying design…

Luke Oram

The mechanics of painting The very first thing that got me into art was 2000ad. I remember being amazed by the look of the comic when I was a young child. I also really liked dinosaurs. I studied art at school and eventually did a degree in Animation, winning some fairly-respectable awards with my graduation…

Loewen Art

“I just love to create, being part of the show” I would say that my background in first place is to see things in other things. For example, like a child that sees, recognize a face in a root or something like this. I think I go with a very strong fantasy and a view…

Heiidi Taillefer

The mysteries of the unknown I grew up in a family rich in creative talent, but I have only had private art lessons. I went so far as studying Humanistics at McGill university but I never studied art or illustration academically, though I did end up going into illustration in my early 20’s after teaching…

Luke Preece

“I like things that are graphically pleasing on the eye” From a very young age I was always very passionate about all things creative. Whether it be playing guitar or picking up a pencil and doodling. When I hit 18 years of age I went to study at Bournville Art College in Birmingham. After that…

Walter Bruneel

Drawing form from light I actually started out, as far as higher education is concerned, as a student animation. I was mainly concerned then with character design and backgrounds, more than animation itself. Gradually, I noticed I had an eye for texture and light/dark opposition. Ultimately, I dropped out, and started pursuing a career that…

Dean Fleming

Creator of Slayer eagle logo I was born in the bleak little logging town of Aberdeen, Washington, now better known as the hometown of Kurt Cobain. As a kid I also played in my own garage bands, and by the age of 13 or 14 was getting paying gigs at some local schools and dance…

CadiesArt

The art studio of Caio Caldas I’d never done well at school. I had a lot of personal problems with my grades in all subjects, and art was the only thing I always had really good grades. So the education system offered some help seeing some hope and future in arts for me and helped…

Duncan Storr

Organic, Earthy, Imaginative, A story teller Educated in the happy atmosphere of a Dales comprehensive school. I was terrible at language studies, and in those days you got kicked out of a class you were poor at and given extra classes in something you were good at, so it was ART. I did a foundation…

Sean Tidy

King of merch As I grew up my dad worked as a graphic designer, and I just loved everything about it, and knew from a young age that I wanted to be a designer too. He is now retired and paints/illustrates art full time (and recently did a giant wall mural in my studio). His…

Roberto Lezama

Surrealist or grotesque Since senior high school I knew I wanted to create images, designs, brands etc… Eventually I drew and trying to imitate what I saw and read in comics. Later on, in highschool thanks to my relationships with people that were dug up in music my decision was nailed down. After some time…

Procesonegro

Nature itself, the largest and best architect of the universe I’m totally self-taught. It wasn’t up to the beginning of my adolescence when I met Adobe tools, and that moment was when practically started everything, creating images for tapes we exchanged between friends, from this the link between graphic arts and music started. Years later,…

Andreas Marschall

I will keep and perfect my ability to shock, fascinate and disturb I am a total autodidact, but my parents both were teachers of art and part-time painters. I started my career as a comic book artist. I painted some graphic horror and thriller stories for European ‘Metal Hurlant’ magazine and others. But my style…

Michal Xaay Loranc

Amplifying Music through art Drawing and painting was my biggest hobby ever since. I was self taught passionate until 1997, when I’ve started lessons on photorealistic drawing led by Michal Suffczynski – one of the undisputed masters of pencil and watercolor techniques. Later on, in 2001 I’ve finished a one year training course on desktop…

Lucas Ruggieri

In the scale of everything, we are immensely insignificant I have been drawing as far as I can remember but in terms of formal training, I went to a major oriented high school (Fiorello H. LaGuardia) and continued taking art classes as an illustration major at the Savannah College of Art and Design, so I…

Stag & Serpent

Printmaking, Illustration & Design by Glyn Smyth Belfast-borne Glyn Smyth is an illustrator and printmaker. Lured by the Hardcore and Punk movements, a childhood love of art developed into a predilection for the entire anarchic scene. Playing in underground punk bands, a need for DIY promotional posters and tees birthed a career in commercial design.…

Ana Cruz

One step away to perfection I started back in 2005. I discovered Photoshop through a friend and I fell in love with digital art. Using online tutorials, I started as a self-taught artist who soon started to evolve and become more demanding with her own artworks. As a person who’s always aiming for perfection, I…

Teratogen Max Dr.Winter

I like being inspired by reality Name: Max Winter, but I’m always credited as Dr.Winter (no space between “Dr.” and “Winter”. Teratogen is the name of my site. It’s not a company, just me. I’ve dreamed of making album covers since I was 10 or 11. I’m a Rock/Metal fan since 1989 and I always…