Nacho Diaz Arjona aka Naolito is a 3D artist who creates the cutest animated short stories. As an artist who loves storytelling, and creating characters that can move, Nacho combines animation and illustrations to tell adorable stories that speak to the audience.
The artist was working as a full-time illustrator for the last twelve years, and he created his online store, and he had his own retail stores in Barcelona for almost three years.
Unfortunately, due to the covid-19, the artist was forced to close them. But as the artist said when reached out by Earthwonders, he always wanted to be an animator, so he started using Blender last year and now he’s a full-time 3D artist.
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We talked a little bit with the artist about his work and selected some of the most adorable illustrations he did, which you can see below.
To help him create, Nacho says his daily life is the biggest inspiration. ” For example, I draw food a lot because I love food, I try to show the most common humans routines, (our worries, what makes us happy…), so most people identify themselves with them. I also try to give life to ordinary things, so I create funny stories where objects and animals usually act like people and the final results are normally cute and funny at the same time.”
It is very important for an artist to enjoy his job and love his creations Nacho as well, finds himself in animating and he shared with us how much his working process has improved through the years.
” I usually spend some time every day thinking about new concepts, but when one of them is defined, it takes me about a couple of hours to execute the final illustration. It wasn’t always like this, as it took me so many years of training to get to this point! (at the beginning, I spent more than a week creating just a single design!). As you could guess, it’s very important to plan the idea, style, perspective, etc. before you execute. And yes, it is challenging! I usually work under pressure to finally execute the best ideas, but it is something which I enjoy a lot!”