Mar 22 / admin

Tales Of The Wind | Statement

This Friday is very special to me. At Galia Metal Fest will take place the worldwide premiere of my new exhibition project, entitled “Tales Of The Wind”, which consists in several exclusive pieces, truly inspired by the music and lyrics of Earth Electric. This will be my visual statement at many levels…

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Mar 20 / admin

Cerebrum | Iridium

Finally, I can present you the illustration ( a mixed media based on a pencil drawing) I did for this amazing Greek band named CEREBRUM. Check out the first sample song off this record HERE. Enjoy!

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Mar 17 / admin

Drauggard | Immer Werden

I heard some people complaining about why I am still working with underground bands. Really? Is that a standard or what? Imposed by whom and why? I mean as long as the music is great, is not the duty of a designer to give everything at maximum to any talented musician coming at the door or what? Or we shall get drunk in the ocean of self-importance and never get out of that irresistible holographic paradise? Get a life first, before judging others. Or maybe even better, wake up first. So, this is the cover I created for the new Drauggard (Russia) record, entitled “Immer Werden”. The title can be translated as “forever be”…so the main concept of the album is around this theme -A coil of human destinies that is continuously revolving so future becomes at every single instant of time. I guess sounds as interesting as the music, perfect to excite creative mind.

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Mar 16 / admin

Emperor exhibition at Inferno Festival 2018

The grand opening of this exhibition will be on Wednesday March 28th 2018, 17:00 -18:00 at Scandic st. Olavs Plass – Oslo, hosted by the almighty Inferno Festival Norway.

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Mar 15 / admin

Album of The Year – Perihelion

I am glad to see that great music is properly supported by press. So, Perihelion, some old clients of mine, got awarded with “Album Of The Year” in Hungary. Congrats! I did the front cover for this masterpiece.

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Mar 14 / admin

At The Gates – Short documentary

This is a short documentary I made with At The Gates on the road last week. I was beyond excited to be a part of this! Enjoy!

Mar 13 / admin

Primordial – A war tale

I am happy to present you the third official video I’ve done for the new Primordial album and at the same time the second video filmed entirely in Ireland. Each was totally different at many levels and this one is mostly like a short film. I need to confess that working on editing for this one was a very powerful experience as the combination between image and music is pretty heavy. I would like to thank once again to Miluta Flueras for his help and additional filming and of course to almighty Dave Swift for his amazing help, professionalism and passion! Without Dave this video would never existed. Don’t forget:This is a simple story. A soldier’s fate that has happened around the world many times and will continue to do so. It is set in Ireland about 100 years ago. Nothing more and nothing less. They are the Ghosts. We are the Ruins.

Here is a picture with us from the filming session. Thank you for the picture Miluta Flueras!

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Mar 12 / admin

At The Gates – merchandise design

This is the first tshirt design I made for At The Gates in 2018. The design was printed only on a limited round of shirts which were available at their first 3 shows from last week.

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Mar 10 / admin

Emperor Screenings

Well, this was huge. For me, to work with Emperor, the Norwegian Black Metal Legend, is by far the highest honor. I am a fan of this band since 1995 and after so many years this band is still there in my heart, like a flame still burning untouched by time and life. So…this project was indeed something special at all levels and the result had already the worldwide premiere at Netherlands Death Fest. The task was to create the visuals for 4 Emperor songs in order to amplify a specific moment of their live show. There were many locations used for filming, some of them not so accessible, there was a lot of work, including the design and creation of a special mask by Shape Concept, but I am very happy with the result, no matter took some months to get everything done.. I would like in the end to send my highest regards to my entire team for this project: Liviu Gugui , Gina Sandulescu, Andrei Tudorache , Miluta Flueras!

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Mar 9 / admin

Hexvessel art poster

This is a special illustration I did for a very special Hexvessel show. The task was to go back in time concerning illustration type, more precisely in the age of the Austrian tourist posters of the 1920s.

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