Rogie Custodio
Art Director at Gram Games

– What’s your Nickname?

Roggles

– Where are you from?

London, UK – Originally from the Philippines!

– Your years?

29

– What have you studied?

Animation Production

– How and when did you become an illustrator?

From a young age! My dad would always draw me, Superman. So I started drawing from comic books and most of the picture books I use to read! Maybe around 14 was when I started making it a career.

– What have you worked before an artist?

I did part-time work as a barista at the train station and the odd cleaning jobs.

-Where do you work and what are you working on at the moment?

I currently work at Gram Games, and working on some new mobile game titles!

– Favorite and good artists for you?

Plenty to mention, but Masashi Kishimoto and Shiyoon Kim are my all time favs.

– Favorite drink?

Green tea? Rum and coke for the spirits.

– Favorite place?

Dubrovnik, and the beaches of the Philippines!

– Favorite movie?

Keith, all the Disney movies!

– Advice to young artists:

Always practice but also understanding what you draw is more important! Art = 10% talent, 90% understanding! Always observe how things works and reacts to one another! As well as the usual which are; draw when you can!

– Your strong side?:

More on the character design side I would say!

– Behind strong side 😉

– Sports?

I’m addicted to Badminton, and go bouldering time to time!

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