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Carlos JV
Nationality: Mexico, El Salvador and Nicaragua
Location: North America and Central America

I'm a visual creator in development towards a better expression of myself in this existence. The medium: the visual arts supported by digital media and life.


The creative energy is a natural part of every human being; it relates the heart, the conscience and the spirit with the universe around. The need to express that energy is what leads me to the action of materializing. That action frees me and relates me with the existence.


I try to create a journey into imagination, provoke sensations that bring something positive through their observation and, in some cases, to visually show the dark side of the universe to appreciate and reflect on it. I am seeking to encourage the work in the areas of human expression to get to the true understanding of our nature and thus achieve a better life.



-Diploma in Storyboards with Mark Simon, 2009 (Project Batallon 52, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Diploma in Character Design with Shawn Colbeck, 2009 (Project Batallon 52, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Diploma Introduction to character design with Harmony with Jean Raymond, 2009 (Project Batallon 52, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Diploma in Cinematic language with Ernesto Macip, 2009 (Project Batallon 52, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)


Audiovisual media oriented towards digital animation (Centro de Arte Audiovisual [CAAV], Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)


-Live sound for movies workshop with Miguel Chavez Navarro, 2016 (Project Encuentros Cinematográficos, El Sindicato Film House and Nuestra América, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-3D videogames course with Rodrigo Lopez Arechiga, 2015 (Project Chicago Consulting Group and Mexico First, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Stop motion animation workshop with Rigo Mora, 2005 (CUAAM Project, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Classic animation workshop with Rigo Mora, 2004-2005 (CUAAM Project, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Anatomical drawing workshop with Alexis Berny, 2003-2005 (CUAAM Project, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Scriptwriting for TV workshop with Alfonso Casas, 2004 (CUAAM Project, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-3D modeling in Ligthwave workshop with Gil Izquierdo, 2003-2004 (CUAAM Project, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Scriptwriting for film workshop with Leo Marin, 2003 (CUAAM Project, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Science fiction workshop with Gabriel Benitez, 2003 (CUAAM Project, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)

-Drawing class with Ricardo Clement 2002 (San Salvador, El Salvador)

-Painting workshop, 1993 (Art Centre La Mazorca, San Salvador, El Salvador)


-Art and Psychoanalysis: The transformative effects of creation, 2014 (IV SYMPOSIUM OF COMMUNITY AND CULTURE FEPAL, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)


Drawing / Illustration / Color / Painting / Digital Animation / Character Design / Scenery and Props Design / Concept Development / Multimedia / Web / Graphic Design / Scriptwriting


Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator / Adobe Premiere / Adobe After Effects / SketchBook


HTML5 / CSS3 / SASS / JS / Wordpress / Visual Studio Code


Cintiq / Intuos


Spanish / English


-Molusc, 2008-2020 / Illustration, Web pages, graphic design, character design, audiovisual production / México

-Splinter Crew, 2012 / Character design / Mexico

-Rock band Ley Mordaza, 2011 / Illustration / Mexico

-Animated shorts Project "Batallon 52", 2009 / character and scenery design / Mexico

-Reddere, 2003-2008 / Freelance in graphic design, website, 3D and technical support / Mexico

-Feature script about the life of "Miguel Gómez Loza", 2008-2009 / Writing / Mexico

-Personal teacher in basic 3D modeling, 2007 / Mexico

-Personal teacher in basic drawing, 2006 - 2007 / Mexico

-TV show "Dalmi", 2004 / Character and scenery design in 3D modeling / Mexico


-Book Fiestas de Yule, 2013, publishing house Viaje a la semilla / Illustration / Mexico

-Environmental NGO "Gotas verdes", 2013 / Design and Web programming / El Salvador

-Mural newspaper, christmas stories, 2011 / Illustration / Mexico

-"Halos and Gunsmoke", 2010 / character design sketches for comic / Canada

-Book of poems Y así te salva..., 2010, publishing house Pax / Illustration / Mexico

-Animation for Doritos’ contest "Open your mouth”, 2010 / character design and animation / Mexico

-Animation for ONU’s video contest in Youtube, 2009 / drawing and animation / winning short film in the competition / Mexico

-Environmental NGO "Gotas verdes", 2009 / logo design / El Salvador

-TV pilot "Segunda oportunidad", 2004 / Production / Mexico

-TV pilot "La universidad del ligue", 2004 / Production / Mexico

-Collaboration In college projects 2003-2007 / drawing, animation and multimedia / Mexico

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