Ivan was born on the 3th of June, 1988 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Ivan made several of his art works in author exhibitions or participating in art seminars and workshops in Florence, Bologna, Amsterdam, Paris, Ohrid(Macedonia), Belgrade(Serbia), Sofia and Plovdiv. Piaintings and drawings of his are bought and now possessed by clients in Bulgaria, Greece, The Netherlands, Russia, Australia, USA.
He has the ability to work independently on a high quality level and with attention to details in a vast spectrum of techniques and various mediums. He is a versitile - type of artist working in and exploring various techniques such as mural painting and charcoal scetching but mostly preferred for him remains digital art since it gives the absolute freedom of expression.
Ivan worked on his first hand-drawn short animated movie where he practices the live-under-camera technique with soft pastels. The movie titled ''The Shaman Eagle'' was projected in the students competition program at the Balkanima 2011 International Animation Film Festival in Belgrade, Serbia.
About art: The techiques he uses are tempera, ink, soft pastels, acryl, oil and digital. He has proficient knowledge of softwares like CorelPainter, SketchBook, Photoshop, DAZ studio Bryce, 3DS MAX.
Being a student at the New Bulgarian University he had courses like storyboarding, comics, environment and character design. In addition he followed courses in Illustration and Graphics exploring both digital and traditional techniques. Melding classical aesthetics with modern abstraction and post-modern concepts are his favourite combinations when building up sci-fi or fantasy illustration scene.
Nowadays, Ivan takes his Master's degree in Graphic Design at the wonderful Florence Design Academy right in the heart of the city of Florence, Italy.