Here are the photomanipulations of MoodyBlue. The sure thing is that you may like or dislike them but you will not stay insensitive in front of them: in his artworks there is always something to attract the look…
Are you using Photoshop, if yes which version? If not,if you use any other illustration tool please let me know.
CS5 and Corel Paint Shop Pro X8
Are you a professional artist?
I’m a hobbyist but due to the growing interest of people in my art , I’m opening a website to sell my pictures.
Do you have your own website?
The site is under construction , and should it open until the beginning of June / 16
Where are you based/nationality ?
I am living in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo State, Brasil.
What kind of artworks do you fancy to draw?
Landscapes and sceneries are my main preferences.
Can you please explain a little about yourself, and where do you come from?
I was born in São João da Boa Vista / SP, Brazil . I am a graduate in Agricultural Engineering and have Masters Degree in Agricultural Machinery Design .
Do you think it’s possible to describe the process of your art style, what are the does and don’t, the important aspects you set yourself to achieve your style of design?
I believe my creative process could be defined as intuitive as I usually do not plan previously my images . I was born in a town surrounded by mountains where beautiful sunsets occurred at dawn and dusk . This had a remarkable influence in my life and my pictures shows these crepuscular and saturated colors.
For your Designs, do you start manually the sketches or do you start straight with the software?
No sketches, cause my ability to draw is too bad … Then, straight to software.
What is your current profession?
Eight years ago I own my consulting firm in machine design.
What products do you deliver? (Book cover, Magic the Gathering illustrations …)
I have granted requests for covers and booklets for CDs, shirts, websites and I intend to sell my pictures online. I also get requests for decoration pictures and photo manipulation.
What is your dream for the next five years?
My dream for the coming years is to turn my hobby for graphic arts in the profession since this activity is relaxing and makes me very happy to run it
What are your expectations from the design world?
I hope the technology, software and accessories for the production of graphic arts to develop ever faster and that these resources can reach users at cheaper prices than currently practiced .
Do you have any favourite artists, who may influence your art?
I like various artists and styles, both classical and contemporary that would be tedious to mention preferred. But not to dodge the question would cite the American Bierstadt (and all the artists of the Hudson River movimenti ). Portinari and Millor Fernandes are Brazilian painter and illustrator that I like too much..
Any books/movies/video games that you fancy and get you inspired?
Tedious to list too: Blade Runner, Watchmen, Sin City, Star Trek, all Fellini, Tolkien, Patricia Highsmith, Dostoievski, Guimarães Rosa, Jorge Amado etc… etc… etc…
|Tools||Photoshop CS5 and Corel Paint Shop Pro X8|
|Work||Lanscapes and sceneries|
|Favorite Artists||Bierstadt. Portinari and Millor Fernandes.|