Aleksandr Kayda
Character designer, Lead concept artist Playrix

– What’s your Nickname?

Aleksandr Kayda

– Where are you from?

I’m from beautiful city Kyiv, Ukraine

– Your years?

Iā€™m 34 y/o.

– What have you studied?

So happened that I’ self-taught and I had to study art by myself, overcoming pain and suffering šŸ™‚

– How and when did you become an illustrator?

It all started in 2012 when I understood that it’s time to change something in my life and get satisfaction from what I’m doing. I couldn’t even imagine what was expected ahead.

– What have you worked before an artist?

That’s the funniest part I was working as an accountant šŸ™‚

-Where do you work and what are you working on at the moment?

Now I’m working in Playrix, on the position of Lead Concept Artist.

– Favorite and good artists for you?

Oh, that’s difficult, as there are so many šŸ™‚ But from those who inspired me to start with art are Nico Marlet, Glen Keane, Joe Madureira.

– Favorite drink?

Very rarely Jack Daniel’s, but I prefer to be drunk from art

– Favorite place?

Home, sweet home šŸ™‚

– Favorite movie?

Snatch. & True Detective

– Advice to young artists:

Work hard, more practice and more practice šŸ™‚Ā  constantly leave the comfort zone, don’t become presumptuous, don’t stop and get pleasure on what you’re doing.

– Your strong side?:

Definitely, stubbornness šŸ™‚

– Sports?

Krav Maga

– Links to your Portfolios:

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