Nikolay Popov
Concept Artist / Character Designer

– What’s your Nickname?

Dexter (something friends called me a long time ago)

– Where are you from?

Sofia, Bulgaria

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– How and when did you become an illustrator?

7-8 years ago I started getting paid enough so I can make a living of it, just hard work and love of the craft 🙂

– What have you worked before an artist?

I was a graphics designer at various print companies.

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

I work in the Casino games industry 🙂

– Favorite and good artists for you?

José Manuel Fernández Oli

– Favorite drink?

Ice Tea

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– Advice to young artists:

Try to balance drawing and life 🙂

– Your strong side?:

My sense of humor, HA!

– Sports?

Bike, football, swimming, ping-pong and simply walking 🙂

– Links to useful tutorials:

Just study light, texture and shapes, tutorials are good only for a start.

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