I am a freelance 3D artist and former software developer (he/him) from Augsburg, Germany creating furry 3D art and VR avatars.

During my first internet adventures in 1998, I found the name Kianga (pronounced key-UN-ga) in a Swahili dictionary, translated as “burst of sunlight after rain.” It reminded me of the beautiful ending scene from The Lion King, and I chose it as my online nickname. I learned that it’s a female name only after I had used it for almost every online account. It’s nice and short though, and I still like the image.

Many of my art projects are inspired by the fantasy MMO Guild Wars 2 and its fierce battle cats, the charr. I do not work for ArenaNet nor am I sponsored by them—I just love their work.

If you’d like to know more about my personal history and career and don't mind me rambling a bit, I've written a longer post about it. I also have a list of tools that I use for my work and personal life, if you’re curious about that.

I used to think of myself as politically moderate, but in recent years I've found myself leaning more and more towards the left. I value empathy and kindness, and I have zero tolerance for hate, bigotry, and abuse.


My main social media platform is Mastodon, but I also have profiles on other sites. Feel free to follow me there if you’d like to stay in touch!

You can also send me an email or leave me a note in my anonymous mailbox.

If you’re curious what I’m up to, check my now page.

Featured Projects

Profile Icons

You'll find one of these on most of my social media profiles. They are commissioned artworks for my personal use only; please do not use them without my permission.

Digital bust of a smiling anthropomorphic jaguar with dark gray fur and golden eyes, with a bright rainbow-colored outline.
RGB panther
Digital colored bust drawing of an anthropomorphic black jaguar in side view, flexing his right arm and smiling at the viewer. He has a red cloth tied around his wrist and an flag with asexual pride colors draped over his shoulder and arm.
Black jaguar with ace pride flag
Digital bust drawing of a male charr with an eye patch against a red background. He's looking at the viewer with a confident smile.
Kianga Snowstorm, my charr warrior from Guild Wars 2
Digital art of a feline eye close-up, exquisitely detailed with black fur and a golden iris, looking directly at the viewer
Black jaguar eye icon

Latest Project

Late Night Swim3D scene
3D render of a male charr in metallic red swimming trunks, standing in a swimming pool late at night. His hands are raised slightly above the water surface and he’s looking with a confident grin at something just to the side of the camera. There are Blood Legion banners hanging on a wall in the background, slightly dark and out of focus. Mostly blue-ish lighting with strong rim lights that accentuate his muscles.

Nothing like a quiet round in the swimming pool late at night. Too bad nobody can see him posing.

3D Art — September 20, 2023

Navigating this website

There are four main sections: Pages about specific topics (like my commission info), articles (basically blog posts), my creative projects, and mementos—art I have received from friends over the years.

You can also browse all of these by categories (like 3D art or virtual reality), characters (like my charr warrior), or collections (like Charrtober 2021).

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