Ally to Watch: Muledraws Design

Muledraws ArtistGraphic designer and illustrator, Muledraws is based in Indonesia and got his start in 2011 designing  band t-shirts. He focuses on traditional as well digital methods of drawing, especially vintage patterns. His design is heavily inspired by Indonesian batik, with a meticulous attention to detail.

Find out more about this creative as we ask him a thing or two about his style & technique.

Why are you a designer and how did you get started?

It all started as a hobby but it has become more than that; it’s my passion. It’s how I survive and I really like my job!

Winning DesignTell us about a previous design contest win and how you felt?

I was a winner of the Lifehouse cover art contest. Because they are one of my favorite bands, I was truly honored and happy. CD Design

How do you start your process for working on a piece?

Starts as an idea, then a sketch and is finished on digital.

Tell us about your design style. Where do you pull your inspiration?

My design style is traditional flash and my inspiration is from traditional batik from my country.

What are some of your favorite design tools?
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Photoshop and Illustrator

Who are some of your favorite artists/designers?

Derick James, Dan Mumford & Mike Giant

 Instagram DesignWhat does it mean to be creative?

Creating something new that everyone can appreciate.

Finally, what advice do you have for other designers and/or creatives?

Don’t be a afraid to show your work to a crowd!

Check out Mules’ website here and his full Creative Allies portfolio for even more of his incredible artwork!

 

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