Digital art is a fantastic means of expression that is the primary mode of artistic creation and productivity. The advancements in technology and the development of various different creative softwares and programs along with the rich artistic skill and talent out there has allowed for the conception of the separate independent field of digital art; an artistic discipline mastered by many a creative visual artist.
Paolo Domeniconi is an artist whose illustrative works sets the bar high and far in terms of unique artistic talent. The adobe illustrations of this artist appear taken out of a storybook or fairytale, greatly highlighting Paolo Domeniconi’s immense skill but also his major potential as a children’s book illustrator and illustrations for youth groups of sorts. Paolo Domeniconi is in fact a professional children’s book illustrator, doing exactly what he was born to do.
Paolo Domeniconi is an artist from Italy born in 1965 who originally started out working at advertising agencies only to eventually discover his passion and aptitude for children’s illustration. Paolo attended a few specialization courses in this discipline and began to professionally illustrate children’s books for various different publishers. Since then his career has only flown skyward with several prizes, exhibits and honorable mentions. Paolo Domeniconi works primarily with digital media and is currently living in Modena, Italy.
The adobe art work of Paolo Domeniconi is entirely and completely digital, yet it nonetheless manages to boast a somewhat traditional look what with its sketch like rough treatment and mixture of strokes and colors. In fact, the amazing adobe illustration art work by Paolo Domeniconi appears almost as though it has been rendered entirely with a magical set of colored pencils and watercolor paints, but it is actually the result of well mastered digital media.
In the words of Paolo himself, “I was born in a little town famous for the fog and for the frogs, so I like to put a lot of color in my illustrations.” Have a look at a few of his amazing adobe illustrations below.