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Manuel Herrera Araya
Manuel Herrera Araya
Artist, illustrator, writer, animator 2d
Arica, Chile

Summary

Manuel Herrera Araya:
Is an illustrator, designer, writer, author, photographer, and computer technician. He worked as a military designer and photographer for 5 years, during which he had the opportunity to contribute to the book "Bicentenario: Cazadores 200 años en imágenes" (Bicentennial: Hunters 200 years in images) and served as a Public Relations officer. He is the author of the science fiction work **RED WALL**, published on February 29, 2020, in Spain by Editorial Caligrama. This work was awarded the "Talento" seal, given to outstanding works by the publisher.
As a lover of science fiction, adventure, and horror films and video games, Manuel's artistic style is a blend of various movements. His work often reflects influences from classic, minimalist, and sequential art within the world of animation.

Skills

Concept ArtComic ArtIllustrationcoversCharacter Design

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
SketchBook Pro
SketchBook Pro

Experience

  • Animator 2d, Designer, illustrator at Chilean Army
    Arica, Iquique, Santiago, CL
    January 2007 - Present

    I worked as a photographer and designer for the Chilean army, publishing the book 'Bicentenario, Cazadores 200 años en imágenes.' Additionally, I created character designs as a conceptual artist and 2D animator for the army's communication department.