Ryan Valle is a freelance illustrator based out of Overland Park, Kansas. His creations are inspired by fantasy, science fiction, and comic book themes. Valle’s work has been featured in ImagineFX magazine and deviantArt.
He began to develop his craft in high school. Mr. Valle studied under Lee Hammond, prolific author of art technique books and a contributing writer for Artist’s Magazine. After completing his private training, Ryan Valle further developed his talent at Johnson County Community College. He then continued his education in digital illustration, figure drawing, and graphic design at the University of Central Missouri. He would graduate cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2009.
His favorite artists are Frank Frazetta, Syd Mead, and Drew Struzan. Mr. Valle’s primary tools are PS CS4 and Wacom Intuos3. He is currently available for commission. You can view more of Ryan’s work at his gallery on deviantArt.
He also has his own website: http://www.ryanvalle.com/