Made in Italy
Born in 1991 near Naples (Italy), Marco Russo has always loved drawing and comics. From the first years of school, he begins to get skills and win awards. Painting and illustration become the way he lives.
He attended high school at the Institute of Art in Lucca (Italy). In Lucca, the city of comics, in 2009, he met Simone Bianchi (famous Marvel artist), who helped him improve.
He had the privilege of collaborating with him on some projects such as the collaboration at the coloration of the story about Doctor Doom in number 1 of Fantastic 4 (Marvel 2018) and “ Sharkey: The Bounty Hunter "(Netflix 2019) etc.
Among the various projects, in 2020 for Edizioni Chartesia , he made 3 paintings on canvas illustrating the hell, purgatory and the paradise of Dante Alighieri's " Divine Comedy ". The ambitious project was presented in absolute preview during the OPEN STUDIO ONLINE , the live broadcast that Marco produced in collaboration with Lucca Comics .
He also met internationally famous artists and editors who have contributed, even with specific advice, to his growth.
Marco's job is to create images of all kinds. From painting to advertising graphics, from comics to design.
He takes part at the most important events of the sector with his booth, in Italy and abroad and on January 1, 2018 he opened his creative studio !