Illustration for this article, by Chris Kornelis. I still remember my Dad’s vinyls and appreciate the influence they had on my musical upbringing.
Super excited about my first ever illo for awesome New Republic magazine, especially that the whole issue is full of pixel art:) Drawing of Essena O’Neill from her very own instagram foto, for an article titled Is it Possible to be happy on
Cover illustration for Behind the Image. Repetition in Visual Arts, a book by Aleksandra Hirszfeld, published by Universitas.
Selected drawings from the upcoming exhibition, dedicated to the Polish paintress Zofia Stryjenska at BWA gallery in Tarnow, 22 Oct – 22 Nov 2015.
Another take on relationships, for the Sunday issue of the Welt magazine. Initial color scheme and published version below.
The theme of my newest illustration matches the temperature outside my studio. The Wall Street Journal – a story about a trip to Solentiname Islands – a paradise that may soon be lost.
Alice in Wonderland turns 150 next month and to celebrate her birthday, Polish edition of Harper’s Bazaar invited artists and authors to turn in work inspired by the timeless book. I had this sketch lying around for a while, not
New illustration in the 90th anniversary issue of The New Yorker, portrait of Wendy Wasserstein and the cast of her play The Heidi Chronicles: Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs and Bryce Pinkham.
How to recover from breakups in this weekend’s wysokieobcasy. Illustrating these series of interviews about love, sex and relationships (Paulina Reiter talks to Alicja Długołęcka) is one of my favorite jobs everrr.
I was so excited to get an email from the beautifully illustrated Nautilus magazine – I’ve been dreaming of working them since I first learned about them. The job was to portray Pat Martino, a musician who, after suffering from
I was asked to draw the RIBBON stool, designed by Polish designers duo, Lutyk and awarded with reddot design award in 2013, for a Polish design and graphics exhibition, “+48 Social Club”, presented at the Tokyo Designers Week, from 28
Alexander Wang Portraits of designers for the launch issue of American GQ Style. The magazine will be produced twice a year and stand as the essential guide to seasonal menswear style. Frank Muytjens Kean Etro Mark McNairy Rob Garcia Jim
Magnus Carlsen, chess world champion – part of the series of illustrations for Metro V.I.P feature. Metro is a daily newspaper, with over 33 million copies circulation worldwide.
After having drawn over 80 covers for Lampa magazine I’m still far from the Guinness World Record but I feel it’s about time to change something. After all, some of the artists are featured on the cover more than once
R.I.P. Nelson Mandela. The image was commissioned by Metro International and appeared on the covers of their editions in several countries. It got also featured by New York Magazine, as one of the iconic covers portraits of Nelson Mandela published
Cover image. Part of the series of illustrations for Paulina Reiter’s interviews with sexuologist Alicja Długołęcka, published in 16 Dec 2013 issue of Wysokie Obcasy weekly magazine.
Erik Martin, general director at reddit – part of the series of illustrations for Metro V.I.P feature. Metro is a daily newspaper, with over 33 million copies circulation worldwide.
An illustration for a story about a girl rejecting the possible love of her life over the (too small) size of an engagement ring. Published in New York Times on 12 Sep 2013. Sketches below.
Illustration for hilarious (and so true!) article in GQ, about curating our social media to the point where our life appears nothing but one fabulous tale of lobster dinners and airplane travel. Aaand sketches!
Old Gentlemen’s Cabaret was a cult tv show I grew up on. One of its stars – Kalina Jędrusik was such a big influence and inspiration – I loved reading her biography as a young girl. She was sexy, hilarious,
Portrait of my friends’ son, Jonatan, for his 1st birthday. Jonatan has a Down syndrome and his parents are running a facebook page dedicated to him and to rising awareness about Trisomy 21.
Editorial referring to the significant age difference in relationships. Part of the series of illustrations for Paulina Reiter’s interviews with sexuologist Alicja Długołęcka, published in 12 Jan 2013 issue of Wysokie Obcasy weekly magazine.
Portrait of Sylwia Chutnik, a writer and women’s rights activist. Her short story is being published in the the Best European Fiction 2013 book. Since I’ve already portrayed Sylwia and since I’ve done over 80 covers of Lampa, I decided
Happy to announce that my portraits are featured in Julia Schonlau’s book, 1000 Portrait Illustrations: Contemporary Illustration from Pencil to Digital, among a few other artists fro Poland – Anna Halarewicz, Mateusz Kolek and Patryk Mogilnicki.
Cover drawing for Przekrój weekly magazine, for the article about freelance artists not being paid on time or in fact – at all. The inspiration for the drawing was obviously Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Together with 24 Polish illustrators I had a pleasure to illustrate 4 pages of the Illustrated Design Manual book by Ewa Solarz (published by Wytwornia). The artworks were also exhibited during Lodz Design Festival.
Portrait of Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein – part of the series of illustrations for Metro V.I.P feature. Metro is a daily newspaper, with over 33 million copies circulation worldwide.
This is the Lampa magazine cover # 100, featuring one of my favourite contemporary artists – Maciej Sieńczyk. He drew me once, now I had a chance to portray him in return. I haven’t drawn all the 100 covers, I
Russian lawyer, politician, and political and financial activist. For the past year I’ve been illustrating Metro International V.I.P. section – series of interviews with important people from the world of politics and economy. Metro is a daily newspaper, with over
Illustration for an article about the dangers of anti-bacterial nanotechnology by Diane Ackerman, New York Times 5 May 2o12. Both article and discussion that followed are worth reading and can be found here. Below you can see the sketches.
Portrait of Mizuho Fukushima, Japanese politician, chair of the Social Democratic Party of Japan for Metro International, part of the series of illustrations for Metro V.I.P feature. Metro is a daily newspaper, with over 33 million copies circulation worldwide.
Cover illustration for an article about the film Shame, part of the series of Paulina Reiter’s interviews with sexuologist Alicja Długołęcka.
Designed for and with Kobas Laksa, for the series of his (awesomely interesting) talks about the visual narration in films. Chłodna25 – one of my favouritest places on Earth, May 2012 Kobas Laksa is very demanding, not only towards himself
I got asked by Absolut to design a poster for them, to promote their Projekt Pokolenie (Generation Project). It was one of those jobs where you get to do whatever you feel like – I did tons of sketches, in
Another commission for The New Yorker, below you can see the sketches. I love portraying musicians and nearly always play their music while drawing.
In September, together with my friend Marysia Zaleska we launched ILLO – the first illustrators agency of its kind in Poland. Our launching exhibition, ALL PLAY NO WORK was hosted by Pigasus Gallery in Berlin. You can follow us on
An illustration for the New York Times about how, prior to his death he was the face that represented terrorism and after he got killed, terrorism became even more ominous. The article didn’t get published in the end. Sketches below.
Felice Rosser, Gary Lucas, Haydee Milanes and Diana Silveira – tribute concert for Jeff Buckley. I had no idea so many musicians were inspired by his music, until I started listening to his songs while drawing.
For the first time this year I managed to make a deadline of American Illustration competition and one of my works: a portrait of Robert Kuśmirowski for the Lampa magazine got selected for the book! American Illustration Book vol 29
Ok, so this is my first ever commission for The New Yorker. It’s published in Goings On About Town, in the current issue. It really is my dream come true. It was so exciting to work with them, and the
My first The Washington Post Weekend cover, no pixels this time.
This came as a surprise! Gala magazine invited me to draw the 9 most famous Polish women (well, according to Gala) for their 9th birthday issue. it was a brave move – that kind of magazines NEVER have illustrated covers,
So I have to bow my head to the fact that Robert Kuśmirowski’s portrait for Lampa magazine is possibly my single best work so far. It was featured both in American Illustration vol. 29 and 2011 Communication Arts Annual. Now
“We all are a bit homo” – another in a series of interviews about sex. Love the cover, by the way. The women look like older versions of the couple in my drawing ;-)