This week, we have Brazil as a guest: the talented Anna Anjos.
Anna Anjos was born in march 1985, in São Paulo, capital.
In 2006, graduated as a designer at Belas Artes de São Paulo. Her interest towards cinema developed yet at her academic period. Became researcher of Scientific Initiation Project in Cinematography Language and Video Design in 2005, which has allowed the development of a more critical look towards audio-visual media.
She worked as colorist and designer at Fabrica de Quadrinhos and Hiperquimica,working for multiple advertisement agencies in Brazil.
In 2008 took part on the development of the graphic Project to the Advertisement Latin-American Festival, the El Ojo de Iberoamerica.
Nowadays, working as a freelancer plastic artist and illustrator, working for editorial and advertisement markets, Anna Anjos already reveals the lines of a mature artist with an original style making prevail her artistic audacity, inventive and irreverent. Mixing stylish shapes, she extracts elements from childhood to incorporate them into her creation reality, uncommon and surreal making us enter into an original space where colors play with shapes without letting behind the entail with the real world in which is inspired on her deeply herself.
About the tools, she uses Photoshop to the colorization, always digital and she also uses the Illustrator.
It is really amazing discover how she is able to create through her roots which a process she calls the mythology:
“In the current phase of her career her look returns for the creation of her own mythology, with the birth of the called “Afrotropical Entities”, developed for the artist, with reference in Brazilian culture (northeastern) and African, giving origin to personages who escape of the digital dimension and materialize themselves under the form of masks and other forms of art.”
According to her Twitter, recently she was interviewed by MTV
1.- Visit her site:
2.- Follow her on Twitter (she is really nice person)
Enjoy her artwork:
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