Artist/Illustrator: Juanjo Guarnido

Art by the super talented illustrator Juanjo Guarnido


Juanjo Guarnido was born in Granada, Spain, in 1967. He spent his childhood drawing village of Salobrena, bordering the Mediterranean. Later, his family moved to Granada.This is where he will study Fine Arts and will graduate. Subsequently, he participated in the preparation of several fanzines Granada. During these years he also published numerous illustrations in Comics Forum – Planeta de Agostini for the Spanish edition of Marvel, which allows it to reach a broad public Spanish. He then makes contact with the medium of animation and moved to Madrid, where for three years he worked for several TV series in animation studios Lapiz Azul. It was during his first day at Lapiz Azul, he met Juan Diaz Canales, who became his scriptwriter on Blacksad. In 1993, he moved to Paris to join the Walt Disney Studios in Montreuil, where he worked as an animator until the closing of the office. Adept has always been of the European comics, he began patiently what will be the long making his first album, Blacksad some parts between the shadows. Since then, even if he works on new projects, such as Witchcraft with Valero or Voyageur (joint project), he devoted himself mainly to Blacksad, a series become indispensable in the world of comics.

You can find Juanjo Guarnido HERE and on FACEBOOK.


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