Santosh kumar rath, glass house graphics india manager, colorist, painter and inker.
Santosh graduated with an m.f.a (painting) govt. College of art and craft odisha, india, year- 2000.
He began my career as an artist in a publishing company in delhi, india --2001, working as an art director and colorist for children book illustrations before becoming a comic book colorist in 2005 with glass house graphics.
He has had the pleasure of working with such companies as dynamite, zenescope, trepidation comix, and many more, “which has brought me untold hidden treasure in the comic book industry.
Glass house graphics india is now working with beezzzstudio in india, which mostly produces coloring, painting, inking and lettering for comics.
Where were you born and raised? Can you tell us a bit about your family? I was born and bought up in small town khandapara, Orrisa. I had completed my education from the same town. Completed my Bachelor in Fine Arts from Khallikot, Orrisa. Currently I m in Sector- 20, Rohini,New Delhi-86, India. I am married, I have a Beautiful wife and a little Daughter (Mumu).
Who has been the most major influence on you pursuing an artistic career? I am a Colorist, Painter and Inker. Major influence is Many artists MIKE KILLHER and Mr. DAVID CAMPITI. When I start my coloring job with GHG. MR. DAVID MY UNFLINCHING FAITH ON YOUR HIGHNESS BROUGHT ME UNTOLD HIDDEN TREASURE.
How do you use the coloring process to enhance a comic? We survey market and latest patterns on coloring and graphic design. Software which we use are Photoshop, Corel Draw, Corel Painter, Illustrator and Wacom.
Would you like to or have you drawn your own comic book? I will like to have my own with coloration of all people who were in this field.
Where does your inspiration come from? I was inspired by comics and my cultural background. And I will not hide the fact that nature teaches me a lot about the color combination and beauty behind the color.
What would you like to accomplish that you have not? I will love to be the best in the field of coloring and art. It is like a passion for me.I love to work for people who are looking forward to give this world a new touch of advance coloring technique like you were doing.
Any final words of wisdom? To be a expert. Do what make me happy and feel pride. That is nothing other than my work.
Santosh Kumar Rath
GLASS HOUSE GRAPHICS AMERICA
DAVID CAMPITI – CEO/Manager 1060 Glenraven Lane Clermont, FL 34711 Phone/fax: (352) 227-1712