Tommy Castillo is a veteran of the art world, an archer and knife thrower; in short, a modern day renaissance man. Having a career spanning twenty-eight years and growing, he is at home with creating a slimy corpse reaching for you to the gentle glance of a majestic dragon. Tommy will capture you with the dynamics of his creations and the intensity of his color palette. He is famed and sought after for his dark humor, brilliant attention to detail, and his love for the pure creation of art, whether it be the written word or a painting. Tommy has put paint and pencil to such titles as Batman Detective, Legends of the Dark Knight, Tales from the Crypt, Green Arrow, Toetags, with Horror legend George Romero; Tales From the Crypt, Alice in Wonderland, King Kong, Coloring book of the Dead, The Dark Side of OZ, various storyboards & designs for films, and many more of the beloved classics in literature. He has had the honor of working with many of the fields largest companies: Strathmore Artist Papers, DC Comics, Paramount Pictures, Warhammer, Wizards of the Coast, Fangoria and publications as offbeat as Rolling Stone magazine. His diverse styling and insane line work have defined him as one of today’s greatest in the field of Illustration, Comics and Fine Art… And y’know, he renders some of the scariest books of today, and the guy will get as giddy as a schoolboy on Sunday at the sight of a muppet. You gotta love that.
Recently in 2016 due to Tommy’s decline in health, he has stopped most of his touring and can be seen painting, drawing and educating on his live streaming channel www.twitch.tv/tommycastilloatelier