Laura Braga, comics artist and illustrator.
Born in Verona, she lives between Verona and Alghero (SS).
She attended the International School of Comics in Florence, the Disney Academy in Milan and the stage Comic-Animation at Montimages in
Bassens and La Salle.
Her first professional works are dated 1999, when she was just 17 years old, and she made storyboards for tv commercials. Then she started
working in comics and illustrations for some of the main italian publishers, mostly in books for kids (Mondadori editore-Red Whale- Il piccolo
In 2005 she met and collaborated with Milo Manara, whose influence led Laura to a more realistic style. Winner of Cartoomics Women Award
2008 as a cartoonist, illustrator and colorist. Featured in Young Blood Annual 2008, as one of the Italian artistic talents that have received
In the past years she worked for French-Belgian, Spanish and Italian publishers as a penciler, illustrator, and colorist (Jungle Editions, Ankama
Editions, Aaren Editorial, Casini publisher) She is currently working as a comics book artist for Top Cow, being in charge as the regular artist
Also, she is finishing her first Motion Book for Madefire.
|© MMXIV, The New York Optimist. All Rights Reserved. The New York Optimist & www.thenewyorkoptimist.com is a registered
trademark of The New York Optimist. The New York Optimist is a registered service mark of Thenewyorkoptimist.com. The New York
Optimist logo and original photos are a registered trademark of The New York Optimist . All other photos are property of the advertiser.
And are rightfully protected under their copyright protections.
|Detail from WITCHBLADE #177 - OUT July 30th, 2014
|My Cover for WITCHBLADE #176 - Detail -
|Detail from WITCHBLADE #177
|Detail from Witchblade #175
|Detail from WITCHBLADE #174 -
|Detail from #Witchblade 172
|#Sketches on paper - Faces - (no pencils,
just with Bic Pen) -