• Musikalben, die mich geprägt haben
    Music

    10 albums that influenced me

    Some weeks ago, people asked me about my musical influences and I realized, that I never spoke about them openly. As multi-genre composer and songwriter, it’s quite obvious, that my taste of music is quite diverse. Every album I bought has its own story. Some artists influence me directly, some other only in certain stages. I’d like to show you 10 albums that influenced my art and music.

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    Music

    A remix in 36 hours

    The Israeli band Brownies handed in their song “Dancing” for the start-ab remix contest 2010. The special thing about this remix contest: You only have 36 hours to remix and produce a song in radio length. Read the story about one of the shortest remix contests of the world and how I approached that challenge.

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    Art

    How I found my own drawing style (part 2)

    Have you ever wondered, how you find your personal drawing style? In search of my own style, I tried out a lot in between manga and realism; I even tried water colours and digital drawing. Over 20 years after my first attempts on comic illustration, I found my sweet spot in realism, portrait drawing and digital art. Here is how I found my own drawing style.

  • Aquarell by Nadine de Macedo
    Art

    How I found my own drawing style (part 1)

    Most artists and illustrators find their personal drawing style after a long time. I’ve tried manga, naturalism, still lives, portraits, and it took me more than 20 years to realize which kind of art, style and tools work best for me. Finding your own drawing style is an ongoing process you can only establish the more you try. In this and the next blog post, I will guide you through my milestones and stylistic changes. Let’s take a look in my very beginnings.

  • Waveforms
    Music

    Fighting Loudness War

    The hardest part in music production is mastering – especially the dynamics and loudness. I’m here to stop loudness war. Let me show you what it’s about and what I decided to do against it.