What is your name and your current occupation?
Hello. My name is Patxi Peláez and I work as Character Designer and Visual Development.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
In my student days I worked part time as a waiter in different cafes and pubs of my town.I even worked on the beach putting drinks… sounds fun, but it was a shit.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
I have worked as character designer for feature films and TV series, as illustrator and comic artist, 2D animator and story boarder,here in Spain. I am not particularly proud of either. I always hope that the next project will be better than previous, and to do my job better. Anyway, I’m happy with the different children’s books I’ve illustrated. It was fun to make them, it is very gratifying to work for children.
How did you become interested in animation?
As a child, my favorite pastimes was the comics and animation series on TV. It’s a hobby that has always been there. But I (more…)