Tell us a bit about yourself. Who is ‚DarekKocurek’?
I live in Poland, in Katowice city. It’s an industrial city in the South of Poland. Since about 15 years I’ve been working as a graphic designer. Many of my graphics oscillate between fantasy and horror. It partly results from my interests and partly from cooperation with Polish and Dutch Stephen King’s fun-clubs and cooperation with publishing houses, for which I make covers in styles like that. Many of my pictures are inspired by music, especially ambient-music. Czytaj dalej Wywiad dla renderosity.com
Czy mógłbyś w kilku zdaniach opowiedzieć o sobie? Jak długo zajmujesz się już projektowaniem grafik? Jak doszło do tego, że stałeś się autorem okładek książek Kinga?
Obecnie mieszkam i pracuję w Katowicach. Grafiką komputerową zacząłem zajmować się na początku lat 90. Korzystałem wówczas z komputerów Amiga. W kolejnych latach pracowałem jako grafik w firmach o różnych profilach, dzięki czemu Czytaj dalej Wywiad dla StephenKing.pl
W 207 numerze holenderskiego magazynu „SF Terra” poświęconemu science-fiction, horrorom oraz fantasy)w artykule o ekranizacji przez Franka Darabonta noweli Stephena Kinga opublikowano moją ilustrację „The mist”.
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1. Can you tell us more about yourself: age, education, are you married – with children (or not), do you have a pet and If yes: what kind of pet? Did you have other jobs before becoming an illustrator?
I live with my wife and daughter In Katowice now. It is an industrial city in the South part of Poland (the Silesia region). Before I started with computer graphics I had worked as an electronics engineer-this is my profession. My adventure with computer graphics has started in the ’90, when I bought Amiga computer. Small Amiga’s successes encouraged me to change my profession. During next years I changed my job several times, and even though I have been working as graphic designer, I was able to know many forms of computer graphics such as: animation, 3D graphics, visualization, printing and typical commercial art.
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Firstly, can you tell me a bit about your background and how you started in digital illustration
Did you study design? If so, where?
In the field of computer graphics I am self-thought person, for many years I have been using different 2D and 3D programs, trying different techniques. My adventure with computer graphics has started in the ’90, when I bought Amiga computer. During next years I changed my job several times, and even though I have been working as graphic designer, I was able to know many forms of computer graphics such as: animation, 3D graphics, visualization, printing and typical commercial art. Czytaj dalej Wywiad dla magazynu „PHOTOSHOP ADVANCED”