José Manuel Saraiva
Ghosts of the city of Porto.

Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
This is book about a personal reflection about death and how peoples lives may continue in a place after their death. These are Porto City ghosts. 01 Ghost of the woman that fed the cats. Now she wonders the nights as one. 02 Sunny aftertlife, wrong expectations about death 03 Circle of death 06 Ghost of the boy who fought cancer 07 Ghost Of the oldman in bench

How was the illustration used:
This is illustration is for a limited illustration book and gallery prints

How did you make this work:
These illustrations were made in procreate

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Currently Based:
Porto, Portugal

José Manuel Saraiva was born in Porto, Portugal, in 1974. His work has been distinguish in several events like Bologna International Children's and Youth Book Fair; the Society of Illustrators New York; Comunication Arts Illustration Annual, Graphis New Talent Design, 3x3 Magazine. In 2014 and 2018 he was awarded the Best of the Best by the Hii Illustration International Competition.