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Bill Sienkiewicz (born as Boleslav Felix Robert Sienkiewicz in Blakely, Pennsylvania) is a famous Artist from USA, he is 59 years old and still alive, born May 3, 1958.

Biography

Boleslav Felix Robert "Bill" Sienkiewicz is an American comic book artist and painter, and illustrator.

Sienkiewicz, who comes from a family of Polish descent, grew up first in Blakey, Pennsylvania and later in Haines City, New Jersey, where he also attended school. It was followed by the study at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts in Newark, New Jersey.

Sienkiewicz began drawing "when he was about four or five", and continued doing and learning about art throughout his childhood. His early comic-book influences include artist Curt Swan (Superman), and artist Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four).

The first engagement he took it as a true illustrator was for the publishing company Marvel Comics, he illustrated the first series such as Moon Knight (1981-1983) and Chris Claremont's New Mutants (1983) and a comic adaptation of the movie Dune. In 1986 Sienkiewicz started working for the magazine Epic Illustrated, here he worked on many comics, but especially the history of Slow Dancer - had become active, followed later that year, the eight-part, by Frank Miller wrote miniseries Elektra: Assassin, a huge commercial and artistic success was. Afterwards he was employed as an illustrator for Marvel Comics on about such characters as Captain America, Wolverine, Spider-Man and the X-Men.

For Marvel's rivals DC Comics miniseries drew Sienkiewicz, especially as Nightwing / Huntress (# 1-4, 1998), Batman: GCPD (# 1-4, 1996) and Superman: Day of Doom (# 1-4, 2002), one-shots like DC 1st: Batgirl / The Joker and graphic novels such as Dark Knight Dynasty and The Last Will and Testament of Hal Jordan as well as occasional work as a guest artist on shows such as Aquaman, Batman (# 533, 534), Detective Comics (# 709 ), Green Arrow (# 109) and Superman (# 173) and pin-up contributions for various Secret Files and Galleries.

Together with Alan Moore graphic novel to put Sienkiewicz Brought to Light in front and on their own, he produced the miniseries Stray Toasters. He also designed numerous covers for titles such as Lone Wolf and Cub, Rom, Dazzler, The Mighty Thor, Return of the Jedi and The Transformers.

As an illustrator, Sienkiewicz 'accomplishments include Voodoo Child a biography of guitarist Jimi Hendrix (1995), and the album Charity of Night Bruce Cockburn (1996), Bobby Digital In Stereo by RZA (1998) and Business as Usual by EPMD (1990). In addition, exposures were for magazines such as Entertainment Weekly and Spin Magazine and the illustration of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick for the Classics Illustrated series.

1998 expanded its range of activities Sienkiewicz, by using a picture book Santa: My Life & Times (An Illustrated Autobiography) first appeared as a children's book author. Among the awards he has received for his work include, among others, Eagle Award (1981, 1982, 1983, 1987), Kirby Award (1987), Inkpot Award (1981) and Eisner Award (2004).

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Bill.

Related authors: Jack Kirby, Alan Moore, Bruce Cockburn, Frank Miller, Jimi Hendrix, Herman Melville

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes by Bill Sienkiewicz (31)


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"People who can pull you in and take you on a journey, as opposed to simply adding flash. Again, that feels very clinical, and I don't respond to that the way I used to"
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"If you're going to establish a certain level of unreality than you have to deal with it"
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"Do the story in the way it really demands to be done, which may mean using several different styles or only one style; but it's still about respecting the story"
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"And I've never viewed comics as assignments for the client"
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"It's interesting, because in the corporate stuff there's a dichotomy there, depending on the creator. Even what, in essence, may be a very safe corporate approach, there is some stuff that is allowed to be pushed"
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"I didn't want to feel constrained, so I took on the Mutants"
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"To me, that's one of the things that I love about doing this stuff. One day I can work on this piece in watercolor, and then work on something else on the computer, or work on something else that's a completely different approach"
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"So there's kind of a simultaneous aspect to pushing the boundaries, and being very safe"
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"So I look at a lot of stuff now that I did and some of it looks tame to me, but my interest in terms of what I want to say with it is a little different"
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"If somebody can inspire me, it feels really special"
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"I was lucky enough to be given books that weren't top sellers; books that were kind of under the radar"
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"I wanted to learn how to paint rather than just doing black-and-white work"
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"I still love a lot of the guys who just paint"
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"And that, to me, is the main attraction to comics. It's an avenue to say what you want to say"
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"After that I jumped, especially being in art school, to the illustrators"
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"For a while I felt very alone; sort of out there in the world of comics, especially here in the States"
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"Comics are really my life blood in a lot of respects"
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"Especially with Elektra, because I'm doing a lot of the covers for the new version of Elektra"
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"Nothing is really media driven or committee driven, so you can actually just produce something"
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"Like Godfather, you look at a movie like that, or something that James Gray has directed, a film with minimal or pin lighting as opposed to everything being lit bright and flat, where everything is evident"
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"I wanted to be complete, because I figured that, visually, there was an avenue to explore with painted stuff"
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"I want to say 90% of stuff out there is just crap that got made. The main point is that it got produced"
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"Cartooning is an honorable thing"
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"But if I really want to produce my own work and tell stories, then I will"
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"One of the problems I have with a lot of movies these days is that everything is too well lit. In the world of digital creations there is a tendency to show too much"
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"But with comics you're reading and assimilating an image simultaneously, instead of just reading or watching the tube"
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"But there's still an avenue for smaller comics and personal expression"
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"So much of Jaws was amazing because the mind filled in what was missing"
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"So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing. It's pushing the envelope. It's the truth of something through exaggeration"
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"Kyle Baker's work is really funny, but it's also got a very clear vision"
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"But I'm aware of the fact that I'm working in a commercial venue where I'm producing something that I wouldn't normally be approaching the way I'm doing it"


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