Ep.47: Chris Orrillo (Krizpii) on how to develop your own art style and his journey as an artist

Christian is a self-taught, visual artist from Perú, currently living in Chile. Most of the art pieces Christian showcases online have a glowy and fantastic feel and can be categorized as a contemporary art. Just imagine all of his fantasy characters living in the color space setting with all the imaginary details he puts into his creations.

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Knowing how to use Color and Light in your artworks is one of the best skills to learn as an artist because it will help you take your artworks from good to great.

Key Takeaways

“Be patient with your own process, be conscious about your own evolution!”

  • Chris is trying to transfer his inner world to his art and his entire piece of art tells you a story without need for a description
  • Chris moved to Chile from Peru by chance. He didn’t expect to get a job here but one of family members of his ex-boyfriend recommended to go to a publishing company for children books. He went there and got the job on the spot.
  • Chris’ style is natural with futuristic, unique elements. He combines his connection with the other artists into his artworks. Sometimes he combines playlists with his art. He wants to invite people and enjoy the whole experience of creating art
  • Chris does rough sketches when he needs a ‘break’ from digital art
  • Chris is like a pop star who is working on an album. e releases every piece of artwork as a ‘single’

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Special thanks to Chris for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Chris Orillo, used with permission

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