I'm Thomas Ripoll Kobayashi, I was born in Tokyo and I'm studying video game development in France.
I make digital arts such as concept arts and 3D modelings. I also take photographies sometimes.
Spoken languages : French, Japanese and English
Current Residence: Paris, France
deviantWEAR sizing preference: XL
Favourite genre of music: Black Metal, Electronica, Game Music, Ambient, Gothic Folk, Hip-hop...
Favourite style of art: Melancholic, simple, abstract, dark, subtle...
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: iTouch
Favourite cartoon character: John Blacksad
Personal Quote: "The world is sick, and that sickness is mankind".
Favourite Visual Artist
Giger, Beksinski, Rothko, Masahiro Ito, Bacon, Zadorine, Munch, Monory, Magritte...
Pulp Fiction, Scarface, Tetsuo, Hana-Bi, Snatch, Trainspotting, Se7en, Taxi Driver, Eraserhead...
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Akira Yamaoka, Aphex Twin, Xasthur, Daft Punk, Anaal Nathrakh, Converge, Joe Hisaishi, Eluvium...
Silent Hill, MGS, Max Payne, Hitman, Serious Sam, Mafia, SoF, GTA, Myst, Katamari, Deus Ex...
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC and PSP
Tools of the Trade
Nikon D40, Photoshop CS4, 3Ds Max and a lot of papers
Drawing, Playing, Modeling, Taking Photos, Compositing and Listening to musics...