I am delighted you want to find out more about me personally, however please talk to my agents about commissions as they handle all of that for me. I look forward to working with you.
Kai Klimiont

Kai Klimiont

About
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Interview
QUESTION: Can you describe your studio for me?

KAI: The sanctuary, the treasure box, the "site of crime"… The one room where I spent most of my time.

QUESTION: What is your biggest inspiration?

KAI: Anything original and queer. I love good movies in comfortable cinemas.

QUESTION: How do you get the best ideas?

KAI: I harvest them, when they are ripe from the big tree of imaginations.

QUESTION: What technique do you use?

KAI: With everything that is helpful for the particular job, but mostly digital.

QUESTION: Tell us about a favorite project you have recently completed.

KAI: The foxes for the Fuechschen brewery.

QUESTION: Who are your illustration heroes?

KAI: All of the good illustrators and great images. Gentileschi, Boticelli, Rubens, Pixar.

QUESTION: Do you keep a sketchbook?

KAI: Many, also with loose papers.

QUESTION: What are your hobbies?

KAI: Drawing and painting.

QUESTION: If you were not an illustrator, what would you be?

KAI: Female illustrator.

QUESTION: Who would you like to meet?

KAI: God at eye level.

QUESTION: If you could travel back in time, where would you go to?

KAI: I would have loved to paint an entire cave in the Stone Age and nowadays people would find it and make a big fuss over it.

QUESTION: What kind of music do you listen to?

KAI: Anything inspiring. Classic, Rock, Metal.

QUESTION: What is the funniest thing you have ever done?

KAI: A long time ago, or was it only yesterday? On a lush, but not too lush summer evening, I sat on a meadowy and flavorsome hillock underneath a lovely roof of leaves and furthermore a twinkling and starry sky and drew a picture, when a little multi-armed angel sat down gently on my left shoulder…. but this would lead us too far.

QUESTION: If you won the lottery, would you still work as illustrator?

KAI: Clearly a yes and no.

QUESTION: Do you collect anything?

KAI: Only happy clients.
Question: What drew you to illustration/design? Kai: Becoming an Illustrator has always been my dream. Question: Do you have any formal design training? Kai: No, learning things was my motivation. Question: Where do you live? Kai: I live in a mixture of imagination and realism and quite naturally in a world of clients requirements and all of that mostly in Hamburg. Question: Can you describe your studio for me? Kai: The sanctuary, the treasure box, the "site of crime"… The one room where I spent most of my time. Question: What is your biggest inspiration? Kai: Anything original and queer. I love good movies in comfortable cinemas. Question: How do you get the best ideas? Kai: I harvest them, when they are ripe from the big tree of imaginations. Question: What technique do you use? Kai: With everything that is helpful for the particular job, but mostly digital. Question: Tell us about a favorite project you have recently completed. Kai: The foxes for the Fuechschen brewery. Question: Who are your illustration heroes? Kai: All of the good illustrators and great images. Gentileschi, Boticelli, Rubens, Pixar. Question: Do you keep a sketchbook? Kai: Many, also with loose papers. Question: What are your hobbies? Kai: Drawing and painting. Question: If you were not an illustrator, what would you be? Kai: Female illustrator. Question: Who would you like to meet? Kai: God at eye level. Question: If you could travel back in time, where would you go to? Kai: I would have loved to paint an entire cave in the Stone Age and nowadays people would find it and make a big fuss over it. Question: What kind of music do you listen to?Kai: Anything inspiring. Classic, Rock, Metal. Question: What is the funniest thing you have ever done? Kai: A long time ago, or was it only yesterday? On a lush, but not too lush summer evening, I sat on a meadowy and flavorsome hillock underneath a lovely roof of leaves and furthermore a twinkling and starry sky and drew a picture, when a little multi-armed angel sat down gently on my left shoulder…. but this would lead us too far. Question: If you won the lottery, would you still work as illustrator? Kai: Clearly a yes and no. Question: Do you collect anything? Kai: Only happy clients. Question: Do you have a favorite game? Kai: Pok ta pok, Gaelic Football, Hurling and all others with creative rules.

Ausgewählte Kunden:
Brauerei im Füchschen, OKI, Vitanas, REWE Österreich, Neue Leben Versicherung, Kosmos Verlag, Storck KG, Heidegold, Teekanne, Queisser Pharma GmbH, Daimler AG, Eduard Gerlach GmbH, Gerber, Ferrero

Favourites
Arbeitswerkzeug: Pinsel, analog und digital, Acryl, Öl, Gouache, Tempera
Kunstgalerie: Falckenberg Galerie („Counter Culture" der Gegenwartskunst), Guggenheim Bilbao
Laden: Manufactum, Biber, alles an wirklich Nachhaltigem was mich mein gutes Geld kostet. Home & Garden, Wäscherei …
Cafe: Das Hundertwassercafé in Ottensen
Essen: fernöstlich oder Pommes Schranke
Getränk: biodynamisch angebauter Jasmintee,
zu guter Gelegenheit auch mit Schuß (indischem Pflaumenschnaps)
 
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