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Diego Abreu

Diego Abreu

Diego Abreu - Brazil based illustrator

Colourful, dynamic and nuanced, artwork by the Brazilian illustrator Diego Abreu demonstrates his excellent eye for both composition and detail. Using a wide variety of techniques, he’s very flexible creating everything from contemporary hero pieces to classical portraiture and even fantasy illustrations.
With a strong background in graphic design, Diego understands the creative process and how to create impactful visual communication. Clients enjoy the way he shares his creative process with them, bringing his ideas and energy to every brief and creating something new and different. He works with brands from around the world. His main influences go back centuries and include great painters such as Rembrandt, Rubens and Caravaggio, although he’s also inspired by contemporary artists like Sattu Rodrigues, Adhemas Batista and Greg Rutkowski. Diego has a degree in Social Communication from Universidade Federal Fluminense in Rio.

Approach

A digital painter, Diego uses Photoshop and Paintstorm Studio to combine handcrafted brushstrokes and shading with modern graphics. His process begins with research and exploration of the composition and ends with a detailed finished artwork.

Style

Diego’s style is always exciting, expressive and colourful, however the look and feel of each piece varies from traditional and realistic to modern and graphic.

Languages

Fluent in Portuguese with good English.

Client list

Diego’s clients include CNN, Free Fire, Chicago City Hall, Mark Cavendish, O Boticário, Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Hurricanes and more.
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Find X Contest conceptual illustration
Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
Arya Stark with Walder Frey's face painting
Diego Abreu
Mr. Wednesday, by Ian McShane for American Gods series
Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
Ragnar Lothbrok, from Vikings by Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
Illustration of Lagertha, by Katheryn Winnick on Vikings series
Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
The great master Ennio Morricone illustration
Diego Abreu
Concept of the moment when Eve admires the fruit from the tree
Diego Abreu
La Gioconda - Monalisa in Joker theme illustration
Diego Abreu
Diego Abreu
Concept art of the downfall of protagonist Walter White
Diego Abreu
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