Corel Painter Master - Emiliano Ponzi

Name: Emiliano Ponzi
Occupation/Profession: Illustrator, Educator


Based in Milan, Italy, Emiliano's lush brushstrokes create contemporary scenes with unique personalities. His painterly style pops with color and vitality, and his work has appeared in magazines, advertising, publishing, children's books, posters, newspapers, exhibitions.

His clients include The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Time UK, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Newsweek, The Boston Globe, Le Monde, The Atlantic Monthly, Saatchi & Saatchi New York, American Express, Penguin books and United Airlines, and in Italy, La Repubblica, Mondadori, Il Sole 24 ore, Feltrinelli and Triennale design Museum.

Emiliano has won numerous awards: the "Art directors club Youngun award", Medals of Honor at the Society of Illustrators, New York and Los Angeles, and awards at international design and print magazine competitions. He is recognized as a major talent in the editorial marketplace.

Emiliano has used Corel Painter since version 5, which he discovered during his college years. In 2004, he was invited to the Savannah College of Art and Design (GA, USA) to give lectures about Corel Painter and his personal way to manage the software. He is Corel Painter beta tester and he teaches digital paintings in major Italian colleges.