What is your name and your current occupation?
My name is Welton Santos I am 2D Animator , character designer, background artist and Illustrator.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
I worked as a bricklayer, waiter, office boy… They were all tough jobs that nearly drove me mad. But in the end, I think I learned something from each one of them.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
That’s hard — but I really enjoyed working on the pilot episodes of ‘Popota’ and ‘Cheese Gang’ TV series. I think everybody did a terrific job and I’m really proud to be part of the animation team.
How did you become interested in animation?
As a child I already like animation, before entering the animation I did many tests of comics, but never
Where are you from and how did you get into the animation business?
Did not take long for me to enter the business of
father’s store, it was about thirteen months or so, until a friend of mine Cauê, called me and said. Welton, who comes here in the studio the guys want to talk with You went the other day in the animation studio and
What’s a typical day like for you with regards to your job?
It varies every day, is a day different…
What part of your job do you like best? Why?
I like the whole process of animation, because every moment is magic.
What part of your job do you like least? Why?
Collection … TIME .. my God wants to see any artist nervous, it is charging him and tight deadlines, this is the part that I dislike.
What is the most difficult part for you about being in the business?
I’m now freelance so some of the difficulties is to always have work, and another difficulty is to always have something good toshow
something different something that
What kind of technology do you work with on a daily basis?
Well I work with a tablet and use it for photoshop and Flash animation, are my fellow workers ..
Any side projects or you’re working on or hobbies you’d like to share details of?
At the moment I’m dedicating to my studio with two
Is there any advice you can give for an aspiring animation student or artist trying to break into the business?
The advice I would give is Have faith, no matter what religion youare or what you believe, have more