Collection: Stefan Koidl

I am an full time Krampus mask carver, self-taught Illustrator and Concept Artist living in Salzburg, Austria. I started drawing when I was a little kid, I was fascinated of creating characters and scenes that don’t exist in real life. Over the years I always wanted to improve my skills and techniques until I reach a level that my role models have.

Art, became a big part in my life, and I can’t imagine living without it. Learning new things and subjects is giving me an extra motivation every day. I’m currently specialized in digital paintings, with this medium its easier for me and faster to capture an idea.

I love to draw images that tell a story, the painting should trigger a certain feeling in the observer and make him think. Especially I like to paint creepy and dark stuff, it’s just thrilling to “play” with the fear of the viewer. My characters, the mood and the story is most of the time from imagination. One of my biggest dreams is to be able to work as a fulltime illustrator in the near future.