I am an Illustrator, CG Artist and CG Art Director. Born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, I lived 2 years in Bristol, UK where I worked at 422 South with Visual Effects, Motion Graphics and Animation for commercial films and documentaries for clients such as: BBC, NatGeo, History Channel and advertising agencies. Now in 2010, I am back to Sao Paulo, working as a freelancer artist.
I love to travel, take pictures (quite good), cook (ok) and play the guitar (not that ok) .
My all time favourits visual artists and influences: Norman Rockwell, Drew Struzan, J. C. Leyendecker, Sid Mead, Alma-Tadema, Ashley Wood, Benicio, Craig Mullins, Bob Peak, John Berkey, Mike Mignola, Iain McCaig, Frank Frazzeta, Jeffrey Catherine Jones, Robert McGuiness, Dave Mckean, Kent Willians, Duncan Fegredo, Gustav Klint, Egon Schielle, Lucien Freud, Jenny Saville, Frans Haus, Milo Manara, Moebius, Alex Raymond,Sebastian Kruger, Phil Hale, Bill Sienkievicz, Juanjo Guarnido, Manoel Victor Filho, Jose Luiz Garcia-Lopez, Rick Baker, Ray Harryhausen, Stanley Kubrick, Guillermo del Toro, Matt Mahurin and Chris Cunningham.
Music I like to listen when I'm working: Prog rock, Philip Glass, PJ Harvey, Queens of Stone Age, Dream Theater, modern jazz Fusion, Beatles, 70's hard rock bands, instrumental guitar players, Brazilian music, Bach, Beethoven, Paganini , Chemical Brothers and great movie scores.