Matei is one of my favorite illustrators and graphic artists. He works in mainly digital format and uses very vibrant colors, intricate line work, and psychedelic themes. He also makes figures and toys out of polymer clay and sells them as one of a kind pieces. His art work has been featured on skate, snowboard, and surf decks, digital camera skins, print ads, and many wallpaper websites.
I like his work because his subjects are usually animals, weird human/machine hybrids, space aliens, or just a random assortment of things put together. His style is very unique and I find it very entertaining. You can look at his work as a whole, or you can zoom in on a detailed area and still find either very entertaining. I think he blends colorful art with trippy art without being too overbearing. All of his work has a very fresh and clean feel to it, even though most of it is very intricate and detailed. He currently sells prints of his work, sells his toys, and sells bags and purses with his designs.