“You see beauty where others only see ordinary.”

— Panda Express Fortune Cookie


Hi there! I'm Mauricio Abril.

I'm an artist in the fields of children's publishing, theme parks, video games and film.

Once upon a time I earned my degree in Molecular Biology from UCLA before studying Illustration and Entertainment Design at the Art Center College of Design.


The focus of my work is character-driven storytelling highlighted by cinematic color and lighting.

Some notable clients:

The Walt Disney Company

Simon & Schuster

Marcus Lemonis Fashion Group

Games Workshop


Universal Creative


As a freelancer I'm always open to working with new clients and/or discussing new projects. 

Please use my contact form to get in touch with me about your project.

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