Reimagining – Blackbird Illustration


Bartosz Kosowski’s undeniable talent brings him to create the most delicate and compelling illustrations. The combination of digital and analogue drawing, the screenprinting of the reimagined film posters are just extremely tactile and full of beautiful texture perceivable from a flat photo on your computer screen… just happiness for your eyes.

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He seems to enjoy the hues of red and pink, making the portraits stand out with a familiar softness and what seems to be a nostalgic yet optimistic view on the world and the people, or maybe it’s just a trick?


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Bartosz collaborates with prestigious pubblications like The New Yorker, The New Republic and Perspective, but delights us with his passion projects like redrawing Game of Thrones characters or reimagining iconic film posters…

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Enjoy looking at his work and discover more on his website!

About Bartosz Kosowski



Self Portrait © Barosz Kosowski
Self Portrait © Bartosz Kosowski

Bartosz Kosowski is a freelance illustrator born in 1979 in a small town in the Polish Masurian Lake District. His work, which is executed both traditionally and digitally, is characterised by the limited color palette and detailed linework that shows his love of etching developed during his studies at the Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz.

He has received three gold medals from the Society of Illustrators and his published work includes portraits, illustrations and posters for Legendary, the New Yorker, the New Republic, the Hollywood Reporter, Newsweek, Orange, ING and others.
His illustrations have been awarded by Graphis, 3×3, New York Festivals Awards, American Illustration, the Society of Illustrators and European Design Awards. They have also been featured in Taschen’s “Illustration Now!” and Lürzer’s Archive – “200 Best Illustrators Worldwide”. For the last two years Kosowski has been Adobe Design Achievement Awards mentor.