Adrian is Art Director at Publicis Romania and draws a lot, with some of his drawings turning, over time, in tattoos.
Agi answered us a few questions, as we wanted to find out more about the creator of “Spunk Tattoo” that competes for Luerzer’s catalog cover.
What is your history as illustrator?
Agi: I drew a lot during university, than I took a job in advertising. And, for about 3 years, I didn’t draw at all. Than, during an endless meeting, I’ve made the first illustration after a long time. A coincidence or not, about that time I opened a tattoos salon together with some friends. Some of my illustrations turned into tattoos.
I have my rule: my left arm is covered with my illustrations, the right one – with others’. Now I have a pretty big stud with illustrated characters. I call them “pretty creepy”, some monsters awfully cute.
What are your future plans in this area? What about plans in general?
Agi: I want to do what I am doing now. Only better and maybe more visible. For start, a book and an exhibition
If you’d get some steady income from illustration, would you give up advertising?
Agi: To be honest, I will continue to do advertising, only more selective and for some special clients
What other passions do you have except illustration?
Agi: I collect toys
You are the first Romanian that could be on Luerzer’s Archive Best 200 Illustrators cover. What does this mean to you?
Agi: I am happy that what I do is enjoyed by others too. If you like my drawing with the bearded man, you can vote it here .
Agi’s drawing has, by now, 61% of the public expressed votes and is the top contender for Luerzer’s cover from the total of 8 illustrations selected. The contest for selecting publication’s cover image was launched by Luerzer’s Archive as they are putting up the finishing touches on the special 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide.