Multi-disciplined illustrator Oriol Vidal crafts lively and vibrant artwork for a variety of media. Using delicate linework, strong composition and touches of texture, Oriol brings comical monsters, adorable dinosaurs and high-spirited children to life for picture books and storyboards. By creating relatable characters, he is able to capture life’s more realistic and reflective moments.
Born in Barcelona, Spain, Oriol studied Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona. In a career spanning a little over a decade, he has worked on children’s books, character designs, concept art and storyboards. He has illustrated for publishing houses such as Scholastic, Harper Collins and MacMillan. And has developed storyboards for animation companies including Disney, Imira Entertainment.
Oriol is currently a storyboard artist at the multi-award winning Irish animation company Boulder Media. He has worked on the fantastic Danger Mouse reboot and the upcoming Micronauts series, based on Hasbro toyline.