I was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1961. I love art in general, mechanics and music.
I never went to art school because I didn't have the time. It seems all at once,
everything began happening a little too fast in my life!
I finished high school and started in the movie making/advertising world. I'm basically a
self-taught, professional designer, however, I recently went to university and graduated with a degree in Multimedia Engineering.
When I discovered Xara Studio a new world was opened to me because finally I had found an
application that was able to give me what I wanted and needed in terms of illustrating, drawing and integration with other multimedia applications. I use a 500 MHz PIII with 256 Mb Ram and Windows 2000 Pro. for my
So, thank you, thank you, a thousand times thank you, to all the brilliant
programmers and development team at Xara and specially (what is function without a form?) thanks to Gary Priester for his
effort and skills keeping the good flow in XaraXone and inspiring all of us to achieve
better results with Xara.