Carlos Padial: is a visual craftsman currently working mainly with open source tools. He studied Visual Arts and Design and specialized in Photography in the Oviedo Art School, where he spent three years working as a color photomechanical technician and learning a lot of handcraft beyond the press industry.
He attended the Cinematographic Lighting and Camera Annual course in Séptima Ars, a traditional film school in Madrid, and worked in a variety of visual-related jobs for ten years.
He also set up with a few colleagues Aventuras Visuales, a kind of guerrilla-film-making-workshop-school located in Lavapiés, Madrid, where he discovers the work of educating, and dedicated since then to teach courses and organize workshops about photography, cinematography and open source software. He has worked as a freelance 3D artist in 3D mappings, TV spots and even opera shows for the last years. He has been using and constantly learning Blender since 2009, which he regards as an excellent platform for creating almost any type of visual content.
He currently conducts an independent investigation on an open source camera and integration with Blender in an open cinema workflow.
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