Frequently Asked Questions:|
Can I use / buy / license your textures and skyboxes from the texture gallery for my game / website / project / etc?
No. I did these textures for commercial games, thus they can not be used in any other projects.
I don't own any rights to them except for selfpromotion.
How long have you been working as an artist?
I started doing digital images in
and did my first artwork for a client in 1996.
Since that time I have been self-employed most of the time, but I also worked at video
game companies for few years.
What kind of services do you offer?
- illustration: CD / magazine / book cover, and inside illustration.
- concept art: Sci-Fi interiors and exteriors, vessels, robots, vehicles and weapons.
- pre-rendered 2D/3D imagery: for 2D adventure games, intro screens, splash screens, between level screens, etc.
How long does it take you to complete an illustration for a book cover?
Usually up to one week, but it really depends on what the client wants. The more complicated or detailed the work the longer it takes.
Is your artwork original?
Yes. All artwork in the Sci-Fi, Surreal, Space, Fantasy, and Abstract
galleries is my own creation based on my imagination. To me, the creative
process of making the whole image is very rewarding and gives me a lot of
satisfaction. Therefore I always make my own spaceships, buildings, landscapes, etc.
It would make no sense to me to buy a pre-made spaceship (or whatever)
and use it in my work.
On some rare occasions I may use part of a photograph of a sky as a
background, but I don't like doing that.
The Texture and Misc galleries contain some artwork that I made based on other
artists designs. Such images were made for video game companies where it's common to do that.
How much do you charge for freelance work?
Sci-Fi illustration: $800 - $1500
Sci-Fi concept art: $300 - $1000
Space illustration: $500 - $1000
Surreal illustration: $500 - $1000
To get a price estimate, simply email me
a clear and concise description of what you have in mind and the intended use.
I will then email you back the price and an estimate of how long it will take
me to do the artwork.
I require 50% of the agreed price as a deposit before I start working. Once I
have received the deposit, I will make a sketch that roughly represents
the final artwork and email it to you for your approval. Once you are happy with
the sketch, I will start working on the final artwork. When I'm done, I will
email you a low resolution version (around 800 x 600 pixels, the same size as
my gallery images) of the artwork that is watermarked. At this stage I can usually
make minor changes at no additional cost. Once you are satisfied with the artwork,
then the remaining 50% of the price needs to paid. Once I received the final payment,
I will email you two links to high resolution versions of the artwork in JPG and PNG
file formats (for your convenience). I accept payment via PayPal or as direct deposit.
Art and illustration Studio
of Dawid Michalczyk.
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