Ania Szarmach — Shades of Love

Album art creation process

Ania Szarmach — Shades of Love

Fourth album by Polish jazz and pop singer, composer and song writer, also known as Sharmi.

Creative direction: Ania Szarmach
Art direction, digital artist, publication design: Valp Maciej Hajnrich
Photography (portraits): Paweł Grabowski


Album art creation process.


Alternate version (sketch) and several rough drafts are almost close to the final. Yet there is a lot of detail work, not mentioning picking up the best portrait photo!


Photography post production.


All photographs taken by Paweł Grabowski were given a bit more artistic touch with post production effects.



I had a privilege and honour to work with Ania on each and every album she published since 2006. Here are our previous creations: