Artist feature - Elena Iarussi Jun 03 2016Latest signings
Here at Advocate we pride ourselves on finding outstanding new talent, Elena Iarussi being no exception. Her uniquely rendered characters and fluid lines would be great for the 0-5 crowd. See more of her lovely work by taking a peek at her Advocate portfolio. In her own words:
"Hello, my name is Elena Iarussi. I was born in 1990 in Chieti, now living in Florence. Ever since I was a child I always had a passion for drawing, but only began to grow my talents in a professional capacity as an adult. I graduated from Liceo Scientific F. Masci of Chieti in 2009.
At first I didn't think it was possible to turn my passion for drawing into a profession, so I enrolled in the G. D'Annunzio University of Chieti to study literature. I quit my studies in my second year to pursue my dream of illustration and to follow my artistic passion. I enrolled in Nemo NT Academy of Digital Arts in Florence, focusing on entertainment and concept design.
In October of 2014 I attended a Disney master class held by Dreamworks animator Sandro Cleuzo. I graduated in June 2015 and now work as a freelance artist."