Bianca Pastel

About the Artist

Bianca Pastel is a Chicago-based artist, who has known she wanted to pursue a career as an artist since the age of 5. Her biggest influence behind her art is 90's movies/cartoons, Art Deco, photography, and music. She has an educational background in art and design from Columbia College, and her experience in art ranges from doing album covers and children’s' book illustration, to animation and graphic design. She also has experience in fine art, and has sold a number of oil paintings at galleries in Chicago. Her goal is not only to have fun, but also to remind people of childhood memories and give provide her audience a feeling of nostalgia.

As part of our Beyond The Ceiling video series, Bianca Pastel invited us into her studio in Chicago to see the process of how she created a breath taking animation of her star character Binky and the world she inhabits.