Luis DOURADO is a Creative Art Director, lives in São Paulo, Brazil, graduated in editorial and advertising illustration from the Panamericana School of Arts, and Social Communication – Advertising from São Judas University, works as Creative Art Director and VFX artist (as concept artist, matte painter and motion designer). Beyond technology, he has always cultivated his passion for good old pencil and paper. Between codes, polygons and layers, whenever possible, take time to sketch.
As Graphic Designer and freelance illustrator has worked with clients such as BMW, Eurofarma, SPI Industrial Automation. , Burger King, Editora Globo, Editora Abril, Folha de Sao Paulo, Rolling Stone Magazine, UOL, Editora Moderna and packaging illustrations from the Carrefour Group.
Started with the audiovisual market in the project Zoom, by O2 Filmes, as Lead Animator. And then joined as Art Director at O2 Post on many Advertising projects and especially on Entertainment, including HBO, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and many Brazilian Movies.
He is currently Coordinator of the art department at O2pós and Teacher/creator of EBAC Matte Painting Course.
WHAT I DO
Creative Art Director
Work as Professional Illustrator, I made several pieces for magazines, cover for music albuns and for label products.
As Motion Designer I developed infinuty pieces for movies, Series and Commercials.
I have a lot of experience in concept art of Environments, Characters and Products. Always taking care with functional Designs and high impact mood and style.
High Experience with Matte painting for Movies and Commercials. Actually I am teacher of Matte painting online course at EBAC.