THREADLESS “ARTIVISM” CHALLENGE

As you may or may not know, I have a Threadless artist shop :
https://vonkowen.threadless.com/

As a part of Threadless, I sometimes take part in their challenges, this time I entered the ARTIVISM challenge with two designs. One is a killer bee with writing “My death is your demise” – world is a better place with bees in it, so save the bees! The other one is a very old design, a sad piggy that is crying because YOU ATE IT’S MOTHER! It’s supposed to inspire people to eat less meat… read more

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Design animations

Recently, I started animating my designs. I do it the old fashion way – making like 50 different images with slight movements and then combining them together! read more

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Designing ORKA album cover

A while ago I was asked to design a logo AND an album cover for a metal band called ORKA. I was so happy, cause the guys said I could do whatever I wanted to do 😀 read more

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Skulls, skeletons and macabre art

I started my Pinterest boards some time ago, pinning randomly stuff I like and things that inspire me. My two favorite boards are, naturally, collections of skulls and awesome dark and macabre art. I like visiting these boards when starting a new project. I guess other people like this stuff too since I have 61k monthly viewers. YAY! That’s cool… read more

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Manipulating pohotographs

I remember when I was a child – I used to love to draw stuff on newspapers. I would find a photo of some boring politician and made him more interesting by drawing mustaches, beards, horns, cigarettes, makeup, clothes, jewellery, you name it! It was so much fun! read more

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The beautiful art of Anton Semenov

I love dark and gloomy, macabre art (obviously). One of my absolute favorite artists is Anton Semenov, a Russian digital artist, and graphic designer. read more

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Skull paintings

My favorite theme when painting and drawing (digitally or with acrylic paint, pen, pencil, charcoal) are skulls… Human and animal skulls, beautiful protectors of brains. read more

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