Location: Germany Web: www.facebook.com/nadiaenis Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ME DIA: Photoshop The self-taught artist has worked for hire since 2008, which for the past five years has mainly been in the games industry, a field in which she also teaches.
“I’ve varied my style a lot in my career, fitting to briefings or target groups, and it never bothered me until recently,” Nadia says. “Last year I felt the need to find my own home and decorate it. So I started a search for a visual language that can describe how I see the world.
“I’m still searching for my voice, or for the story that I want to tell. I’ve already found my personal guide though. It seems to be humour.”
Nadia’s influenced by artists whose illustrations are windows into their inner world, such as the surreal power of Sergey Kolesov and the gentle elegance of Adam Tan.
1 5th El ement “This illustration was done for a fan-based artbook, that was successfully funded on Kickstarter. I wanted to try out a new mix of styles.”
Pa thfinder “I was more than happy when Paizo commissioned me for half-orc characters, especially as they were women warriors. I’m weirdly attracted to this combination and had a lot of fun doing those. I grew fond of this lady in particular.”
Jinx “I started drawing in the manga style and even though I tend to be far away from it nowadays, sometimes I like to go back and visit this old friend of mine. Especially when doing fan art like this.”