As a lead concept artist at Painting Practice, Rafael has tackled many challenging projects - Nike’s animated commercial ‘The Last Game’, Coca Cola's adverts ‘Letters to Santa’ and ‘Tale of Contour’, concept and matte painting work for Black Mirror, and most recently visual development for Robert Zemeckis' Allied.
Raf is now a partner of the company and is currently Art Directing the new adaptation of Watership Down.
Raf has an extensive understanding of animation and creative conceptual design, working as animation director at Zinkia Entertainment and concept artist for animation films at Hammer & Tongs.
He has been praised for his control of volume and his unique approach to lighting. By using rounded shapes to paint, he is able to give sensitivity and originality to all of his and Painting Practice's projects.