Adriano Di Benedetto



Adriano Di Benedetto
Adriano Di Benedetto
Brasilian, 27 years old, single
Address: Praça Visconde de Souza Fontes, 167 ap 21
03127-010, Mooca, São Paulo SP, Brasil
+55 11 2215 2289 / +55 11 9841 0033
[email protected]
twitter: @Adr_Ben
Professional Experience
Main Artist for “The Grotesc Fly-Man” Independent
Comic Book, now published on line (in Portuguese) at
Wordpress and (in English) on deviantART.
2011 – 2012
Working with architect Marcio Mazza, making a graphic
novel called “The History of Modern Architecture in
Comics”. Graphically narrating the major events and works of
architecture of 19th and 20th centuries.
2009 – 2012
Working as a freelancer creating Comics, Storyboards
and Illustrations for Advertising.
Received the HQmix Award: Best Completion of Course
Work of 2009.
“Comics and Movies: the brother-arts”
Gues speaker at the Scientific Comics Symposium, with
ECA USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Data specialist on Google’s Word of Mouth project
Google Internet Brasil, São Paulo, Brasil
2007 – 2009
Drawing, Inking, Lettering, Colaboration with the graphic
Project , Art Editing and Character Design for
Underground Comic Books at FAU-USP
Working for Architecture Offices
Illustrations for Professor Rafael Budaibes’ website.
“Mathematics for the Young Students”
Omamori, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
2004 – 2009
University of São Paulo:Faculdade de Arquitetura e
Urbanismo (FAU-USP)
Graduation in Architecture and Urbanism
1997 – 2002
Colégio Marista Arquidiocesano de São Paulo
Middle school and High school
Cultura Inglesa from 1994 to 2000
University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations Certificate of Proficiency in
English, 2000.
Italian - The Pimsleur Italian Lessons (Simon & Schuster’s Pimsleur
Language Courses)
Computer Knowledge
Adobe Photoshop CS5 ; Adobe Illustrator CS5 ; Adobe
InDesign CS2 ; Google SketchUp; 3D Studio Max 8 ;
AutoCad 2007 2D and 3D ; Macromedia Flash MX 2004.
Art Courses and Workshops
2008 – 2012
Advanced drawing techniques: anatomy, composition,
inking and digital illustration
São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Workshop: “O Tempo nos Quadrinhos” (The Timing in
Comics) with Eisner Award-winners Gabriel Bá and Fabio
Quanta Academy of Arts, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Workshop: Creating and Understanding Comics
2009 – 2010
CCSP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Workshop: Figure Drawing
CCSP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Course: Making and Publishing Comics
ECA USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Course: Image Editing for Magazines
Editora Abril and ECA USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Course: The Language of Colour : Developing color theories,
studying aspects and design with chromatic exercises.
FAU USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
2000 – 2002
Course: Impact on Comics
1997 – 1998
Workshops: Fábrica de Quadrinhos (The Comics Factory)
with comics artists such as Roger Cruz, Marcelo Campos
and Octavio Cariello.
Quanta Academy of Arts, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
1996 – 1998
Course: Aristic Drawing and Painting
(Writting, Narrative, anatomy, perspective, and inking)
Impacto Studios, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
House of Arts, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Architecture and Other Courses
Course: 3D Studio Max 8
Senac, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Course: AutoCad 2005 3D
FAU USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Workshop: Google SketchUp in Architecture
FAU USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Workshop: “The Technology of Architecture” with
architect João Filgueiras Lima (Lelé)
FAU USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Course: AutoCad 2005
FAU USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
1994 – 2000
English Course: Cultura Inglesa
São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Exchange Student Program
Jan-Feb / 2009
Milan, Italy
Jul / 2004
White Plains, NY, USA
Jan / 2003
London, England