Process video: Cannes 2017

Posted on May 26, 2017 in Blog, Illustration, Video
Process video: Cannes 2017

*post in italiano dopo quello in inglese A few days ago, I wrote a post featuring my latest illustration inspired by the amazing outfit worn by Nicole Kidman on Red Carpet at the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The queen of elegance wears a black silk bustier and a gorgeous white silk skirt designed by Raf Simons […]

Illustrating the event: Cannes Film Festival 2017

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Illustrating the event: Cannes Film Festival 2017

  *post in italiano dopo quello inglese Elegance is the only beauty that never fades – Audrey Hepburn The 70th Cannes Film Festival began on May, the 17th. As my habit during these events, every morning I enjoy the red carpet looks of the day before sipping my always present dose of caffeine.

Travelling & Freelancing Freedom

Posted on May 19, 2017 in Blog, Travel
Travelling & Freelancing Freedom

*post italiano dopo quello inglese Yesterday I took a day off from drawing (but not from inspiration), and I went to Hamburg. The day was beautiful: warm, sun, good vibes.

The making of “Joy”

Posted on May 12, 2017 in Blog, Illustration, Video
The making of “Joy”

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese Finally. As I promised you in my recent post about “Joy”, I made a video featuring part of the making process of my latest Gotcha! Girl. It took me many hours to complete her in Clip Studio Paint Pro alongside with my inseparable Wacom Cintiq.

Quick fashion portrait video of Lily Jane Collins

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration, Video
Quick fashion portrait video of Lily Jane Collins

 *post in italiano dopo quello inglese   My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain. Helmut Newton Beauty. Elegance. Seduction. The quote by Helmut Newton popped out naturally as I wrote the post dedicated to the MET Gala 2017. Speaking of amusement and entertainment, after showing you the illustration inspired by the […]

The MET Gala 2017

Posted on May 4, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
The MET Gala 2017

All I want is draw. And, since any occasion is good to find inspiration, is that time of the year for the post dedicated to the MET Gala. The theme was Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons : Art of the In-Between and my Muse for this 2017  is the beautiful Lily Jane Collins (wearing Giambattista Valli) […]

New Gotcha! Girl: Joy

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
New Gotcha! Girl: Joy

Sketching is almost everything. It is the painter’s identity, his style, his conviction, and then color is just a gift to the drawing. Fernando Botero

Fashion sketching Speed Video + some tips about tools

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 in Blog, Illustration, Video
Fashion sketching Speed Video + some tips about tools

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese  During these days I’m experimenting different ways to do high-quality video tutorials. I’ve filmed most of the making process of my latest Gotcha! Girl.

Sarah Jessica Parker, Vogue and the History of Fashion

Posted on Apr 23, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Video
Sarah Jessica Parker, Vogue and the History of Fashion

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese Artist = creativity. It’s what you might call a gift. But (there is a big BUT) it is not true. Or at least, it is not true in part. Creativity is an attitude and it needs to be fed in order to make it grows healthy and strong. For […]

Beyond the pencil

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 in Blog, Illustration
Beyond the pencil

    *post in italiano dopo quello inglese A few days ago I came across into an interesting article (you can find it here) about the history of the pencil. Did you know that Faber Castle has what it is believed to be the first pencil ever created?

Creation of a Gotcha! Girl

Posted on Apr 11, 2017 in Blog, Illustration
Creation of a Gotcha! Girl

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese I moved into the new house: my mind is finally free and I want to experience everything Berlin has to offer. Inspiration is always just around the corner (literally! If you missed, read the post Get inspired by the streets of Berlin) and I have so many ideas in […]

Get inspired by the streets of Berlin

Posted on Apr 7, 2017 in Blog, Travel
Get inspired by the streets of Berlin

  *Scorri la pagina per il Post in italiano  I have traveled a lot but not as much as I wanted. After Singapore, Bali, Perth and London, my home is Berlin now. Rome is always in my heart, but it’s time to aim higher: and not only geographically speaking!

Helena is wearing roses by Valentino Couture Spring 2017

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Helena is wearing roses by Valentino Couture Spring 2017

I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do. ― Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart I’m back! I am starting to experience day-to-day life in Berlin between new friends, discoveries and inspirations. She is Helena, born from the roman creativity but refreshed by the one from Berlin (literally, since the temperature is freezing […]

Moving to Berlin

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in Blog, Travel
Moving to Berlin

The 27th of February will be the beginning of a new adventure: we are moving to Berlin!

Art Studio Sale – 50% off everything!

Posted on Jan 26, 2017 in Blog, Illustration
Art Studio Sale – 50% off everything!

2017 is equal to great changes, at least for me. During these days, my partner and I (plus our two cats) we are preparing for a great adventure: with a lot of scotch and many boxes we are packing all our stuff to be ready to move to Germany, and to be more specific, to […]