Marc Simonetti

Combining both traditional methods like drawing and painting, and the new technologies like 2d painting , 3d sculpting and VR, I've developed a style rooted in the history of art and very modern at the same time.

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Creating a new positive reality one piece at a time.

Marc Simonetti (born in 1977 in France) is a French concept artist/ illustrator and fine artist. After studying at The Annecy Beaux-Arts School, and a 2 years carrier as a material engineer, he became a full time freelance artist. He worked during one year on "Valerian and the city of a thousand planets" directly with LUC BESSON, then on many movies with MPC LA including the latest "Aladdin" and "Maleficent 2", "Transformers". He's now making visual developpement for WETA Digital. He's also working with the theme park "Le Puy du Fou" voted the world's best park designing shows and places, designing parks and shows all over the world. Best known for his work on GRR Martin's books "A song of Ice and Fire", and his Iron throne, he's also illustrated some of the most well known fantasy and SciFi novels, such as the Discworld by Terry Pratchett, The Royal Assassin trilogy by Robin Hobb, Patrick Rothfuss's "NAME OF THE WIND", Terry Brook's "Shannara cycle", or Frank Herbert's "DUNE"... He's also worked for many video games companies such as Activision, ubisoft, Magic The Gathering, EA, Square Enix and King Isle Entertainment. Making NFTs since the beginning of 2021, he successfully affirmed himself as a fine artist, selling his work on Super rare.

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