Mario Castro is a rising freelance artist who specializes in 2D/3D character concepts. Mario currently attends Columbia College as a illustration major. He's determined to make an impact on the way we see characters and environment designs in the Video-game/Film industry. Mario's skill set lies in rendering hard surface objects in conjunction with organic materials, making him flexible in concepts and designs. Apart from rendering characters, designing rigs, and painting environment concepts, Mario enjoys photography and sculpting anatomical studies of human and animal anatomy.
Current Residence: Chicago, IL.
Favourite genre of music: Classical.
Favourite style of art: Traditional.
MP3 player of choice: Ipod.
Platform: Mac OS X.
Programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, Zbrush, and autodesk Maya.