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Katowice, Poland

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“Even if you don’t recognise his name, you’ll probably be familiar with Valp’s artwork. Characterised by bright colours and a vibrant energy, the creations of the self-styled ‘Graphic Illusionist’ are unlike anything his contemporaries are doing – and have featured on websites, album covers, TV adverts and even London buses. “His work ranges from high-profile international campaigns to smaller, local commissions, and he counts Warner Bros Music UK, Warner Brothers, Kraft Foods and Odeon Film Studios among his clients. In the last few years his success has gathered pace, and probably his most impressive – and best known – works are his illustration for the musical Priscilla – Queen of the Desert and the stunning underwater visuals for Pendulum’s new Immersion album.” Ruth Stokes, Wizz inflight magazine Valp's work has received considerable recognition, featuring in Digital Arts, Advanced Photoshop Magazine, Los Logos, Aktivist and Wizz inflight magazine, among others. He has a passion for his chosen vocation – and what began as a hobby 15 years ago has grown into a fulfilling career. The self-taught artist takes his inspiration from the visuals in the world around him - from static to motion, ancient to contemporary – and uses a combination of photography manipulation and hand-drawn effects to make his ideas a reality. He extensively researches every piece he is commissioned for to ensure the right effects are achieved and the correct message conveyed. In his spare time, he works on personal creative projects, experimenting with style and technique. He is also member of Keystone Design Union and Depthcore digital arts community. Valp's real name is Maciej Hajnrich. He lives in Katowice, Poland.
September 2013 / № 017


Valp updates his portfolio with works for Sean Kingston, Jagermeister and others.

November 2011 / № 012




Massive update by Valp. War in the North, ESPN The Magazine and more.

October 2011 / № 009


Just refreshed my portfolio. Be sure to check it out – www.valpnow.com!

Posted by valp Categorized: illustration

November 2010 / № 006

Pendulum Immersion-valp (s)

Valp has just launched 2011 page with massive update, includes Pendulum, Armada Skis and Aragorn’s Quest. Enjoy!

September 2009 / № 004

Valp brings new stuff online. Illustration, web design and motion styleframes. Visit www.valpnow.com.

Born in 1981, living and working in Katowice, Poland. Self-taught and full-time freelance artist with five years of experience in print and webdesign. Valp has established himself as a creative digital artist – after years of experimenting and playing with imagination he has build his own style with high attention to details, colours and textures. Graphic design for Valp always was something more than just a profession.

During last two years of his full-time freelance work he was commissioned by Back Row Productions, Platige Image, Weinsten Company, Warner Music Poland, Armada Skis to name a few. Valp designed illustrations for such a great musical Pricilla – Queen of the Desert; he was also a judge for iStockphoto’s Battle Royale and his work has been widely published.

Valp is also a member of Keystone Design Union and Depthcore digital arts community.

Visit Valp’s portfolio at www.valpnow.com and check out his official blog.

Posted by valp Categorized: KDU Tags: graphic design illustration poland valp















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