Anton Sokolov

CG Artist | Design Lead

1/2 8 | JetBrains

With folks at JetBrains, Anton designs and provides product management for productivity apps for software dev teams, such as the Space dev platform and next-gen Fleet IDE. Before joining JetBrains, I was directing design teams at Veeam.com and Wrike.com. When I am not designing software, I create artworks as a way to tap into my memories and emotions evoked by intriguing historical facts, books, well-designed buildings, or serene natural settings. Sometimes, drawings are accompanied by minimalistic soundtracks

Crafted Art Projects: Exploring the Purpose of Artistic Expression

In today’s ever-changing world, AI brings both opportunities and challenges for visual artists. In this talk, Anton will delve into the heart of our craft. Through his own art project, halfof8.com, he’ll share how creativity drives him and how it can impact us all.

You’ll start by understanding the essence of his project and then peek behind the scenes to see how it’s made. Anton will also discuss how this project has personally influenced him, without making grand claims. His goal isn’t just to share his journey, but also to spark that same creative spark in each of you.