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Luca Oleastri
Italy
INNOVARI - THE FANTASTIC ART OF LUCA OLEASTRI

The nickname "Innovari" (meaning innovation or renewal in Latin) has been with me since I came across Syd Mead's prototype car design of the same name in his wonderful book "Sentinel." This work, with its air of "a new era of design"—along with the works of many SF and fantasy illustrators (such as Chris Foss, Peter Elson, Angus McKie, Chris Moore, Jim Burns, and Fred Gambino)—drove me over the years to do my own artwork.

"Fantastic fiction" always had a remarkable weight in my whole personal and professional life. I have been a professional SF author, I edited a fantasy and horror movie magazine, and for ten years have been chief modelmaker in my own special effects company.

In the last decade my creativity has leaned towards computer graphics and 3D illustrations in particular—with which I wanted to create professional artworks for books and magazines. I'm happy to say that in recent years this objective has been fulfilled, with many works sold worldwide to private and corporate clients.

Currently I'm building my worlds in Bologna, Italy, where I share a home with my wife Raffaella and our cats Leeloo and Merlin.

Luca Oleastri - Illustrator
innovari.wix.com/innovari

Current Residence: Bologna
Favourite genre of music: Brit rock/pop
Favourite photographer: Robert Mapplethorpe
Favourite style of art: 3D/2D Digital
Operating System: Windows 7
Favourite cartoon character: Chode McBlob from Tripping the Rift
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mirz-alt Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015   General Artist
I actually found you through some of your stock on a stock site (and I'll be picking up a few of your pieces). On a whim I wondered if you had a deviantArt account and you do. Was very excited. Anyhow, just wanted to tell you I love your work. I have a new science-fiction series I'm working on and your art is a lovely inspiration.

Anyhow, just wanted to drop by and let you know I love your work and to say "hi."
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KatrionaF Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
Hi Luca,

We really like your work and are interested in showcasing it.  I've sent you a note with more information.

Look forward to hearing from you,

Katriona
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UFOtestpilot Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
just arived been testing @ area 51 for a while , then helped guide Santa around .Now back to 51 to relax just playing around on their computer.drinking some Tang peace....Commander Zephyr planet ╤ Zephenon ╤ ...... keep an eye on the sky it might be me great art !. I like the Alien feel
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donjapy2011 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Hey,
Great works you have here! Congrats! :)
Regards
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ShaneGallagher Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Glad I found your site. I have long admired your work at renderosity.
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Ariel-X Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the fav. You have a beautiful gallery.
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dmaland Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav, and for watching.
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innovari Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
Thanks to you!
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