EDITORIAL

POKRAK font – Slanted Magazine

So far, my work has been mostly digital, drawn with a pixelated line in photoshop so I’m very excited about one of first publications of my ink illustration. In the newest issue of Slanted, dedicated entirely to the design scene

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Portraits – Women’s Wear Daily

Series of portraits of the women in beauty industry for the article in Women’s Wear Daily.

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Passion – Wysokie Obcasy

With the publication of second part of the book “Sex on high heels” the series of interviews between Paulina Reiter and Alicja Długołęcka published by wysokieobcasy (high heels) magazine that I had been illustrating for almost a decade came to an

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Portraits – Mental Floss

Portraits of teachers nominated to The 2016 Platypus Awards, for the Sep/Oct issue of Mental Floss magazine.  

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Sexual Health – Wysokie Obcasy

Illustration for an article about sexual health, part of the series of illustrations for Paulina Reiter’s interviews with sexologist Alicja Długołęcka. This one was published exclusively in the book.

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Senior Sex – Wysokie Obcasy

Illustration for an article about sexual life of seniors, part of the series of illustrations for Paulina Reiter’s interviews with sexologist Alicja Długołęcka.

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Midlife crisis – Welt am Sonntag

New illustration for the Sunday issue of Die Welt – for the article about the women’s midlife crisis. Obvious reference to Easy Rider ;-)

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Europe – Welt am Sonntag

Illustration for an article in Sunday issue of Die Welt magazine, about why European Union shouldn’t fall apart.

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Sexercise – GQ

Drawing this was almost like going to a gym! Christiano Ronaldo and a bunch of young men exercising, for May issue of GQ.

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You’re crazy – Twój Styl

Illustrations for an article about women who decided to radically change their lives and follow their dreams, against the discouragement from the people around them.  

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Polyamory – Wysokie Obcasy

Polyamory – another one in the series of illustrations for Paulina Reiter’s interviews with sexuologist Alicja Długołęcka.

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I won’t give you a child – Twoj Styl

Illustration for an article about couples who choose not to have children.

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Alice in Wonderland – Harper’s Bazaar

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

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Mother is born – Twój Styl

Illustration for an article about struggles of new mothers. Published in Twój Styl (Your Style) magazine this May. Layout and accidental bleed (I love them!) below.

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Female rappers – Men’s Health UK

Yes. From top to bottom: Alexa Goddard, Tei Shi, ESPA, Florrie, Sasha Keable, Folly Rae.  

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High Sensitivity – Welt am Sonntag

Illustrations for an article about perks and downsides of being a highly sensitive person for Sunday issue of Die Welt. Sketches below :-)

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Heidi Chronicles – The New Yorker

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.

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Recovery from break-ups – Wysokie Obcasy

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.

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Pat Martino – Nautilus magazine

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

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Three Queens – TIME

Working for the first time for a client is always exciting for me but if the client is TIME and my job is to portray who I like to portray the most – iconic women, it’s a whole new level

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Jim Thorpe – Smithsonian’s Magazine

Portrait of the famous American athlete Jim Thorpe for the Smithsonian Magazine Collector’s Editon – 100 Most Significant Americans of All Time.

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Love Boat – Welt am Sonntag

Illustrations for an article about the trend of getting married on boats for the Sunday issue of Die Welt.

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Portraits of designers – GQ Style

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

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Single women – Twoj Styl

Illustration for an article about the problems faced by single women.

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Eunice Lee – GQ

Eunice Lee of UNIS, for GQ.

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New Classics – Modmods

It’s not often that I do product illustration, especially realistic one. But this was fun! New Classics – Chanel no. 5 of our generation feature in Modmods magazine.    

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Twerk Team – GQ

What can I say. There’s no escaping twerking. New for GQ.

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Girls – GQ

I watch GIRLS religiously. I cry, I laugh, I cringe. I also live in India St. whenever I’m in NY, I have a soft spot for Adams and I work for GQ. Which basically makes me Hanna Horwath (from season

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Orgasm – Wysokie Obcasy

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.

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Zac Posen – .Cent magazine

Illustration for .Cent magazine for their He/She Fashion Issue – Zac Posen SS 2013.

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Erik Martin – Metro 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.

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To the Best of My Memory, It Was Love – New York Times

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.  

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky – Courrier International

Portrait of Mikhail Khodorkovsky for a feature in Courrier International, published 4 Sep 2013.

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Old Gentlemen’s Cabaret tribute – Harper’s Bazaar

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,

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Where is my money transfer – Przekrój

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.

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Leymah Gbowee – Metro magazine

Leymah Gbowee, Liberian activist – part of the series of illustrations for Metro V.I.P feature. Metro is a daily newspaper, with over 33 million copies circulation worldwide.

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Nanotechnology vs. bacteria – New York Times

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.  

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Shame – cover illustration for Wysokie Obcasy

Cover illustration for an article about the film Shame, part of the series of Paulina Reiter’s interviews with sexuologist Alicja Długołęcka.

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Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu and NAS for the New Yorker

Another commission for The New Yorker, below you can see the sketches. I love portraying musicians and nearly always play their music while drawing.    

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Osama Bin Laden – New York Times (unpublished)

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.

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New York Times

I am so thrilled – this is my first ever commission for NYT. Funny that it came out on the Labour Day. This year I celebrate the 10th anniversary of my work as an illustrator. So I guess, I AM

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Tantric sex – Wysokie Obcasy EXTRA

Illustration for an interview about tantric sex, part of the series illustrating Paulina Reiter talks with sexuologist Alicja Długołęcka.

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Jeff Buckley tribute – The New Yorker

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.      

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Frank Zappa for the New Yorker

I had to draw Frank Zappa while having a bad ear infection – how ironic is that? See the color versions below and sketches below.          

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New Yorker – my first publication

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

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Cosmic spleen – ELLE

Portrait of Zuza Ziomecka, for her monthly essay in ELLE magazine, Sep 2010

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Adultery – cover illustration for Wysokie Obcasy

Published in Wysokie Obcasy #36, 5 Sep 2009  

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We’re all a bit homo – Wysokie Obcasy

“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 ;-)  

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