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Anonymous: Why do you love to draw [...] ?
sasha-art: I’ve been drawing my whole life and it’s become kind of a spiritual and mental outlet for me. There’s honestly nothing better than the creative high and the sense of fulfillment you feel when you’ve finished a piece of art that you’re really proud of.
—From Kimiatek's Tumblr
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Sasha Kimiatek, also known as Sasha Fay, is a professional illustrator who has been employed as a production artist for numerous renowned media vendors. These vendors include Marvel, IDW Publishing, BOOM Studios and more. Under hire, Kimiatek has lent her personal and administrative talents to the production of comics, advertising, graphic design and apparel. In addition, she also currently works as a freelance artist and frequently takes on new comissions.

Although she originally intended on receiving her education in acting and set design, Kimiatek moved on in a separate direction to complete her B.A. in Design and Applied Arts in 2013. After graduating, she began honing her drawing skills on her own time.

This creator's artistic style varies greatly by which genre she is currently invested in. Eastern culture has been a large influence within her overall work and often incorporates some aspect of it. The meaning behind her works, however, is often philosophical and may overlap with addressing personal issues, such as being proud of/accepting your person and overcoming adversities.

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● Her available products can be found HERE
● Her blog, containing her sample artwork, can be found HERE
● Her personal website with full credits can be found HERE


Tropes relating to this artist and her works:

  • An Aesop: Body acceptance, overcoming abuse and past damage, Dark Is Not Evil—to name a few.
  • Bathing Beauty: A visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art had inspired her to paint a group of Bathing Beauties.
  • Be Yourself: In collaberation with ThumbCramps' positive body-image charity on Twitter, Sasha had produced her own full-figured mermaid.
  • Bilingual Bonus: She had also minored in Spanish Language and Literature at Muhlenberg. She is fluent is Spanish.
  • Broken Bird: Kimiatek's Kintsugi-inspired paining of a beautiful woman with cracked skin, filled with gold. This is to signify and that scars can still be beautiful.
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  • Dark Is Not Evil: Her characters, Helios and Luna, rescue and treat harmless monsters abused because of their appearance.
  • Fan-Art: Kill la Kill, Steven Universe and Fullmetal Alchemist, to name a few, are some examples of works she has done personal reditions of.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Her characters Helio and Luna, whom of which rehabilitate broken and abused monsters.
  • It Is Pronounced "Tro-PAY": The artist pronounces her name "Kimi-attic" and not "Kimi-ah-tek".
  • Does Not Like Demons: Kimiatek adamantly refuses to take on any occult-themed assignments or commissions out of personal comfort.

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