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Luca Oleastri – discover a solid digital artist veteran of the science fiction and fantasy genres

Luca Oleastri is a solid veteran of the science fiction and fantasy genres. He has owned his own special effects company, a publishing house and was editor in chief of the Italian editions of Fangoria and Gorezone movie magazines.
He now offers his services as a full time illustrator and designer for books, magazaines and games at Innovari  using digital art as his preferred medium.

We were privilaged to interview Luca in issue 9 of 3D Art Direct and we reproduce the interview here:-

3DAD: You’ve mentioned that you are an avid reader of science fiction and a fan of the book cover art. Do you recall some of the first books that caught your eye with their illustrations?

LO: Yes, I totally remember the book. It was the Italian version of “Anything you can do” by Darrel T. Langart (a.k.a. Randall Garrett). It was the seventies, I was thirteen and it was the first science fiction book I read. I bought it just for the cover.… Read the rest

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Read Issue 9 of 3D Art Direct Magazine

Read Issue 9 of 3D Art Direct Magazine

Issue 9 is available is now available to read in print and as an on-line edition. There is an early bird price for the printed edition ($2 discount) held for 3 days only until this Sunday 5th of June.

This month’s edition includes:-

  • Review of CityEngine software—create detailed procedural urban environments with a few clicks.
  • Interview : Luca Oleastri Professional Italian digital artist from Innovari – sci fi illustrator.
  • Interview : Tony Meszaros from Realms Art- interview with one of the first and popular Cornucopia3D store vendors for Vue.
  • Interview : Arthur Dorety Rich portfolio of digital dragon artwork.
  • Interview: Dave Orchid Extraordinary worlds formed from Mojoworld’s landscape software.

Issue 9 Premium Edition

3D Art Direct Issue 9:

3D Digital Arts magazine. Be inspired by 3D digital art and explore the rich portfolios of select digital artists through our interviews with them. Review of CityEngine software—create detailed procedural urban environments with a few clicks. Interview : Luca Oleastri Professional Italian digital artist from Innovari.Interview : Tony Meszaros Professional 3D model creations from Realms Art for Vue.Interview : Arthur DoretyRich portfoli…
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