French-born Arnaud Valette’s life has always been focused on creativity. He studied Arts (drawing, graphic design, painting) for three years at the university in Toulouse and after that he spend two years at Supinfocom-Arles, a French school focusing on CG movies.
He worked in Spain for a period of time, making advertisements and then moved to London to work as a Lead Texture Artist/Concept Artist for the Moving Picture Company (MPC). Arnaud Valette worked on big movies such as Man of Steel, Clash of the Titans, Wrath of the Titans, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, and many other known franchise. He also helped concepting movies like Guardians of the Galaxy and Cinderella for example.
After six years spent in UK, he decided to move back to France to establish himself as a full-time freelance concept artist. He now works for various clients in the movie industry like MPC, Prime Focus UK and has others independent clients in the film and video game industry.
Next to that Arnaud Valette is always busy creating his own, more personal artwork and developing his personal universe. In 2011 he self-published an art book called ‘Red Mescaline’. The 110-page art book is filled with more than 26 of Arnaud Valette's full-color paintings, works in progress, sketches, t-shirts and skateboard designs.
2004/2006: "Digital Film-maker's"Degree - Supinfocom (Arles - FRANCE)
2002/2004: "Bachelor of Arts" Degree - University Toulouse II Le Mirail (Toulouse - FRANCE)
2001/2002: "Visual Arts" Degree" - University Toulouse II Le Mirail (Toulouse - FRANCE)
Man of Steel
Wrath of the Titans
Xmen first class
Pirates of the Caribbean : On Stranger Tides
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Clash of the Titans
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Night at the Museum 2
Angels and Demons