The artist in us all can be sidetracked, but it can never be eliminated. That’s a fact that Zoltan Tobias, of Szeged, Hungary will readily attest to. Though currently a university student who is about to become a medical doctor, Tobias still pursues his love for art.
“When I was ten years old,’ Tobias explained, “I saw an extremely inspirational movie about a young child who was drawing comics. And,” he added with a big smile in his voice, “I discovered that I could do the same thing.”
Like so many artists around the world, Tobias is self-taught. He prefers digital art, but when dealing with more traditional mediums, he is attracted to markers and ink. While searching online for digital paint jobs, he came across 99 Designs. He followed through with signing up because he realized it presented him with a number of promising projects, opportunities to improve himself, and good financial offers.
“I think I was probably attracted to the Tales of the Kingdom project because I have been fascinated by dragons since I was a child, making this an obvious choice for me.”
This particular project did prove to be a challenge for Tobias, especially creating Amanda. While most of his projects are completed in four to five hours, this one took closer to eight, due to the fact that he made several changes to the piece as he received feedback about the art he was producing.
You can view Zoltan Tobias’ online portfolio and see his incredible illustration of Amanda and the Dragon, created for the 2015 Princess Amanda and the Dragon Wall Calendar, by going here:
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