Piotr Cieśliński – founder and owner of Dark Crayon studio, he works as cover designer and illustrator specializing in SF/F themes. He creates a couple dozen covers per year, his portfolio consists of hundreds of them. Before founding his own studio he served as an art director in Fabryka Słów; he worked with most publishing houses in the country. Currently he mostly does covers for MAG publishing, Fabryka Słów, Storytel.pl and Prószyński i S-ka. Lately he has been awarded with Śląkfa award from sci-fi fandom in “Best Creator of 2019” category.
He was born in Kutno, resides in Warsaw. Graduated Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz in the Design and Graphics department. Father of two children, militarist, console gamer, enthusiast of cinema from 70s, 80s and 90s and good music in good headphones – from At the Gates to John Coltrane.
Variant cover artist for Justice League Vol. 1 – The Totality (publ. Egmont, November 2019).