| ProfessionalWhy did you make this work:
Commissioned to illustrate the cover of Murder Under Her Skin by Stephen Spotswood, having worked on his previous book: Fortune Favors the Dead. The publisher asked me to focus on the circus element, a tattooed lady who is the victim, and include both main characters and each suspect taking part in the mystery.
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How did you make this work:
Sketched with pencil on paper and painted digitally.
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Commissioner Company :
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Rui Ricardo is an illustrator born and living in Porto, represented by Folio Art in London. He studied graphic design in the Fine Arts University of Porto. After a few years as an animator and motion designer for cinema and television, he's been working exclusively as a freelance illustrator for over fifteen years. His work has been featured in countless publications, books and ad campaigns.