About

Freelancer facts:
Organisations:
CG Society – society for digital artists – member since 2003
Raster! artgroup -www.rasterized.org – member since 2003
VG Bild Kunst -Germany
Kunst Kombinat Trier (KKT)

Speciality: Illustration / Digital painting / Cover Artwork / Printmaking

Areas of Expertise: Portrait / Package / Advertising / Graphical development / Game

Style: Painterly / Realism / Surreal / Fantastic Realism / Humour / Caricature / Wacky
Available for Commission: Yes

Contracting: Yes - only Germany / Europe
Hourly rate: Depending on project, basis for negotiation

Client References:
Droemer-Knaur, Randomhouse / Blanvalet, Piper, Piper Fantasy, Bastei Lübbe, Klett -Cotta / hobbit press, Lauscherlounge, Prime books, Wildside press, Ullstein Verlag, Fischer / Scherz Verlag, Weltbild Verlagsgruppe, Oracom, Rhemalda publishing, Ohrland, Pendo Verlag, Grey Gecko Press, Sonic Media

Scholastic and professional education:
2005 – 2006 Masterclass by Airbrush Artist Roland Kuck
2001 – 2007 extra-occupational Study at the IbKK in Bochum / Germany – graduated with diploma degree -Nov. 07
1993 – 1996 Apprenticeship to become a painter



Freelancer profile:

Awards:
2010
Phönix SOTY -award  (Site of the year)
2010
Excellence Award in Exposé 8
2010
Phönix Gold Award
2008 – 2010
3 x CGhub Gold Awards
2008 – 2010
CGhub Master Artist
2010
CGArena Excellence Award
2010
Editor´s Pick #2 on Epilogue.net
for the piece The disquisition
2010
7th (!) daily deviation award on deviantArt.com
2009
5star artist rating from Allbuyart.com
2008
Editor´s Pick on Epilogue.net
with the piece twilight angelheart
2004
Exclusive Snowboard -Gallery feature
& 1st place at www.originalsnowboardart.com award

About Fantasio:
My civil name is Oliver, I create worlds out of briefings and love to tell visual stories.

I´m working as freelance illustrator specialized in cover artworks for editorials, book cover art, magazines, concept & genre art, preferable figure and portrait related.

Currently living and working in Germany,
I´m experienced with conducting working relationships via phone and email, my preferred language is English and German.



















































































Publication Features 2003- 2007:
2007 Project Magazine:
4 Works published in Greek Artmagazine features 3 pages
2007 Forbidden Whispers
Magazine feature FW#4
Since 2007 included in:
„Kürschners Handbuch der Bildenden Künstler“ – KG Saur verlag
2006 1 work featured in „Exposé IV“ Artbook BallisticPublishing / release 01/2006
2006 1 work featured in „Imagine FX“ Magazine with DVD 05/2006
2006 2 Works featured in “Painter” Artbook BallisticPublishing / release 01/2006
2006 Step by Step tutorial feature in “Artscene International”-magazine issue 02.2006
2005 Interview and feature at „Braintwisting“
2005 3 Works Published in “Exotique” Artbook BallisticPublishing / release 11/2005
2004 2 works featured in Exposé II
Artbook BallisticPublishing / release 2004
2003 Publishing feature on “The new Masters of Fantasy 2003″ CD-Rom collection of fantasy art
Publication Features 2008-2010
by „the black angel.com“
2009 Artikel bei .designervolk.de
2009 Full page spot in Exotique #5
2009 Blog – feature „Naked flavour.com
2009 & 2008„Erotic Signature“
Book winner
2009 Interview und Gewinnspiel
Lucido media – blog feature
2009 Feature in „Amazing Events“ Fantasyana – Publishing
2009 1 page feature:“the art of Oliver Wetter“
Pinstriping and Kustom Graphics Magazine
2008 2 artworks included: “Gothic Art now” -edited by Jasmine Becket Griffith
foreword by Gerald Brom
2008 Art feature in Artscene International
via „Epilogue.net“
2008 Feature in publication:
Pepperproject by Imaginary friends-studio
2008 & 2009 Erotic Signature Book winner
2008 Interview and Art feature on Cover „Hall -magazine“ Panama
2010 Exotique #6 Artbook
2010 Discover a Muse Artbook -http://goo.gl/hnFqa
2010 Included in Anthology Twisted Vixen and book of the dead
2010 Interview at dtuts.comhttp://painting.dtuts.com/
2010 2x featured on digital Kingdomwww.thedigitalkingdom.net
2010 2x Best of zazzle weekly feature
2010 Making of Helaya, published ondtuts.com
2010 „The Poisened apple“ on Page 127 in Heavy Metal Magazine / artist gallery 
2010 „Call of Cthulhu“ on Page 25Inside Artzine #14
Publication Features 2010-2011:
2010 „Call of Cthulhu“ on Page 199
Exposé #8 by Ballistic Publishing
2010 Cover of Advanced Creation (french Advanced Photoshop Magazine)
2010 June 05 -Sept. 05
3 Month print exhibition on blurb.com edited by Sara G. Umemoto
A tribute to Klimt: Inspirations Vis-A-Vis
2010 Interview at Something we like
Chitchat with Oliver Wetter
2010 2 works included in Sci-Fi Art Now Edited by John Freeman / Ilex Press
2010 3 Works included in digital painters #2 Artbook by artsquared / Rage publishing
2010 2 Works included in „Obscene Seduction“ Artbook by nEgoist
Edited by Irene Langholm
2010 Interview with Chris Kapzynski
2010 Boyofbow blog feature „http://boyofbow.com“
2010 Interview – Kunst-Kombinat-Trier
2010 Advanced Photoshop magazince Cover Competition runner -up 
2010 Interview with Sci-Fi editor John Freeman
2010 Featured artist in ImagineFX issue 65
2011
featured in 2dArtist magazine (German edition)
2011 Interview and Cover for Cthulhurotica – by Dagan publishing
2011 Interview for Innsmouth Free Press
2011 Erotic Fantasy Art – vol.2 by Ilex Press
2011 Featured work in Exposé #9 by Ballistic publishing 
2011Featured work and interview inEmbrosyst magazine #9 “circles”


















 



 





































 





 


















































 



 




























Publication Features 2010:


2010

Interview at dtuts.com

http://painting.dtuts.com/


2010

2x featured on digital Kingdom

www.thedigitalkingdom.net


2010

2x Best of zazzle weekly feature


2010

Making of Helaya,
published on
dtuts.com


2010

„The Poisened apple“ on Page 127

in Heavy Metal Magazine / artist gallery



2010

„Call of Cthulhu“ on Page 25

Inside Artzine #14


2010

„Call of Cthulhu“ on Page 199

Exposé #8 by Ballistic Publishing


2010

Cover of Advanced Creation (french Advanced Photoshop Magazine)

http://www.oracom.fr/


2010 June 05 -Sept. 05

3 Month print exhibition on blurb.com edited by Sara G. Umemoto


A tribute to Klimt: Inspirations Vis-A-Vis


2010

Interview at Something we like

Chitchat with Oliver Wetter


2010

2 works included in Sci-Fi Art Now

Edited by John Freeman / Ilex Press


2010

3 Works included in digital painters #2

Artbook by artsquared / Rage publishing


2010

2 Works included in „Obscene Seduction“ Artbook by nEgoist

Edited by Irene Langholm


2010

Interview with Chris Kapzynski

from „KapDesign.com“


2010

Boyofbow blog feature „http://boyofbow.com“


2010

Advanced Photoshop magazince Cover Competition runner -up