Now at the halfway stage of TEN, German art director Alexander Otto is under the spotlight, presenting his work on behalf of Fotolia’s TEN Collection.
His composition, entitled ‘Their Journey’, will be available free for 24 hours in PSD format, on June 10th on www.tenbyfotolia.com.
“Generally, I would say of myself that I work very clean, mostly almost too clean and precise, and that I am never satisfied with just one thing,” he explains.
“A colleague of mine once said that I had too many details in my work. I disagree. I believe that details can mean the difference between good work and very good work”, admits the artist.
A perfectionist, influenced by the digital culture, Alexander Otto subtly handles the art of detail to enhance the mystical and disconcerting aspect of his works. “I try to do things that are interesting or at least attention grabbing for a short time,” he admits. “I find themes that cause discomfort or have a disturbing effect much more interesting than images that are just slick, colourful, in your face and pure eye candy.”