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Mike Friedrich is a 33 years young illustrator & artist from Berlin, Germany. He made his first steps in the commercial world of art and design in the early 90’s by selling his dark fantasy illustrations to Berlin-based tattoo studios. Always interested in street art, he merged his fantasy roots with the elements of character design and urban art. The result – a sick, slimy mix with strong dark themes. Cuteness is over!

Bio taken from Mike’s website.

For more info about Mike and his work, check out his portfolio, Twitter and Facebook page!

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  • amazing work.massive fan!

  • Mike

    Thanks for the feature! much appreciated!

  • brian

    awesome style

  • Great work mike !!

    • Mike

      Thanks Kevin!

  • Holy ballz.

    Love every single one of the pieces.

    Wonder how he does the hair-y textures in each of them because they all look like they have slightly different techniques. Illustrator brush?

    • Mike

      Thanks Sarah. Most of the selected illustrations here are handdrawn in ps. Only the characters set shown on the 2nd pic are made in illustrator with a standard brush.

  • KARD

    LOve the Bear T-shirt

  • Love ur style!
    Did u have t-shirts with ur designs? They’re awsome!