Location: England Web: www.entenn.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ME DIA: Photoshop, Painter X, ArtRage Máté took to art relatively late in life. The Hungarianborn, London-based artist worked in various fields within the entertainment industry, practising his painting techniques in his spare time until he was ready to take the plunge as a freelance illustrator and designer.
He’s since created fashion prints for esteemed fashion designers Alexander McQueen and Paul Smith, tattoo designs and concept art for both movies and video games.
“I love horror, and my work is very much informed by that kind of dread and insecurity. Horror and beauty define my work. My goal is to develop some of my own ideas and publish a book of my stories and illustrate them, dark fairy tales for grown-ups who are still children inside – and proud of it. Maybe one day…”
1 Batman snaps “I’ve long wondered what would happen if superheroes lost their self-control. Batman fans know that the Dark Knight never stoops to murder. But what if, just once, he’s overcome by rage at all the people who have been killed by the Joker. And then he wraps his fingers around the Joker’s neck just a bit too tightly – and it’s done. He’s crossed that line. Is the vigilante now a criminal? The inspiration for the image was the work of my favourite Batman illustrator, Norm Breyfogle.”
2 Dying innocence “I read an article recently about how hard it is to be special, or a dreamer, or even to be a child in modern society. Today they have drugs to cure daydreaming. Insane, isn’t it? Innocence has only one option: to jump.”