Kazumasa Uchio, or “ucchiey,” who modestly describes himself as “an old guy who loves dragons,” is an artist few would wish to remain ignorant of.
As with many such artists, his works exhibit something of a fascination with particular themes, in his case overwhelming that of dragons set amidst fantastic landscapes…
Now in his fifties, he has enjoyed a lengthy and distinguished 30 year career as a freelance illustrator, having trained at university and in Europe in traditional art, and then moved to CG art in the nineties. His achievements include innumerable awards, published works, and exhibitions, including the concept art for a Final Fantasy movie.
He holds occasional exhibitions of his works where they can viewed in full size (the originals are generally metres in size), and has spoken of releasing an artbook