PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

January 2011-September 2011
THE PIRATES Stop-motion Animation Feature Film Aardman, Bristol


Armatures design, soldering, cutting and assembly of the next characters; Chef, Blind Man, urchin childs, Ottoman Prince, Prusian Princess ,Maharajah, Napoleon.
Design and assembly of the water skiing pirates (six puppets tower)
Casting silicone, trimming and seaming.

Octubre 2010- Dic 2010
Armature maker at Burning Windmills Pictures (Disney)
FRANKENWEENIE Tim Burton´s Stop-motion Animation Feature Film. London.

Aug 2009-May 2010
O APÓSTOLO Stop-motion Animation Feature Film Due for release in September 2010
Head Mechanics, Head Skinning, Mouldmaking,casting foam-latex bodies, hand armatures, resin eyes, puppet maintenance.

Feb 2009- May 2009
ALIENS FACTORY- Modelmaking Company, A Coruña
“Trasmamoa” Galician Mythology Project. Figure sculpting in Chavant, mouldmaking, and casting in silicone and foam-latex

Sep 2008-Dec 2008
RAFAELLO ROMANELLI GALLERY-STUDIO-SCHOOL Firenze
Restoration for Romanelli collection. Mould-making in plaster, resin, silicone (vertical and horizontal) and reproductions of artworks

Nov 2007
DUNA ART AND KRAFTS BRONZE FOUNDRY, A Coruña
Work experience as sculptor. Lost-wax casting and mould-making, restoration of resin sculptures

Aug 2006
AGA- GALICIAN ART AND CRAFT ASSOCIATION- ART MARKET
Event organiser.

May - Sep 2006
DRAGON TATTOO A Coruña
reation of personal tattoo designs for clients.

Aug 2005
AGA- GALICIAN ART AND CRAFT ASSOCIATION- ART MARKET
Event organiser.

Dec 04 - Jun 05
INMA SOUTO RESTORATION
Restoration Assistant. Restoration of art objects and religious icons using stucco and gold leaf.

LUIS ARES RESTORATION - ANTIQUE SHOP OF URBANO LUGRÍS Restoration of antique furniture and religious icons.

EDUCATION

2005-2008
Higher National Diploma in Applied Arts for Sculpture Pablo Picasso School of Arts, A Coruña

2004-2005
Intensive Course in Mouldmaking Pablo Picasso School of Arts, A Coruña

2002-2004 Higher National Diploma in Historical Applied Techniques for Restoration Pablo Picasso School or Arts, A Coruña

2003-2004 Intensive course in Jewellery Milagrosa Jewellery School A Coruña, Duration 900 hours

SKILLS

Modelling in clay, plaster, plasticene. Casting in Blaster, silicone, latex, resin and fibreglass Proficient in gold leaf and stucco (relif, engraving and estofado) and paint and metal patina finishes.

Computer programs: PhotoShop

LANGUAGES

Fluent in English and Spanish .

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

References can be supplied on request.
Andy Gent (Puppets HOD Frankenweenie)
Georgie Everard (Aardman)
Nick Smalley-Ramsdale (Mac Kinnon and Saunders)
John Craney (HOD on O Apostolo)
Kingman Cruxent Gallagher (lead of mechanics on O Apóstolo)