Hyperrealistic speed drawing by Marcello Barenghi. Italian illustrator and graphic designer Marcello Barenghi was born in 1969 in Milan. He studied at Umberto Boccioni Art School and the School of Applied Arts, then graduated from the Polytechnic University, specializing in Architecture. Marcello Barenghi has been drawing since childhood, the artist remembers 9-year-old himself inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, and trying to reproduce Mona Lisa. At school he started drawing using red pencil and learning the techniques of tempera, watercolors and clay modeling.
In the late ’80s, while attending the school “Art and message” in Milan, Marcello Barenghi met other artists who influenced his education. They are all extraordinary designers, for their technique and vision: Hajime Sorayama and his amazing chrome robot, Tanino Liberatore and his magnificent Ranxerox, the great Eleuteri Serpieri and his beautiful Druna, Richard Corben and Simon Bisley. Marcello Barenghi also thanks Tim Burton, mentioning his style and the visual power, whose unforgettable images are very close to Marcello’s ideal of beauty.
Hyperrealistic speed drawing by Marcello Barenghi