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Boris Vallejo - Quotes

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There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration. ---->>>

You can't do a machine without knowing something about how it's going to work. As for the romantics, the costumes bored me and I don't enjoy doing period clothes. ---->>>

I find that acrylics dry very fast - which is supposed to be its charm; however, I find that because of that quality they don't blend as nicely as the oils. The oils, for one thing, are softer and more flexible than the acrylics. Also, the colors are brighter with oils. ---->>>

You can not do what you want to do unless you know the correct technique. The only other way you can learn how to do it is by doing it yourself, which would take twice as long than if you went to school. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Peruvian
Born: 01-08, 1941
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
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Occupation: Artist

Boris Vallejo (born January 8, 1941) is a Peruvian painter. Vallejo works almost exclusively in the fantasy and erotica genres. His hyper-representational paintings have graced the covers of dozens of science fiction paperbacks and are featured in a series of best-selling glossy calendars. Subjects of his paintings are typically sword and sorcery gods, monsters, and well-muscled male and female barbarians engaged in battle (wikipedia)