Pedro Henrique S. Cardoso is a Concept Artist and Illustrator with experience working in Feature and Series Animation, Video Game, and Board Game Illustration projects. Currently he is a Background Design Supervisor with PowerHouse Animation Studios, working on Mattel's Masters of the Universe Revolution and as a Background Artist on Legendary's Thomb Raider and Kong Skull Island, Mattel's Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Netflix's animated series Castlevania, Seis Manos. Pedro has worked as a Concept Artist on titles such as the Spyro Reignited Trilogy and The Inventor stop motion animation. As a freelance illustrator, Pedro works with clients such as Wizards of the Coast, and Renegade Games.
Pedro Graduated with a BFA from the Academy of Art University School of Visual Development, Fall 2017. He was nominated for Excellence in Fan Art at the 2023 Concept Art Awards, and featured as a Showcase Concept Artist on the Concept Art Awards 2019, for his contributions to the industry working on the Spyro Reignited Trilogy.
Fine Art Aficionado, Pedro teaches figure drawing classes at the Atelier Dojo, in Austin Texas.
Pedro's awards for his proficiency in Oil Painting include 2nd best still life painting award on the Academy of Art’s Spring Show 2015, and the Bronze Medal award on the 46th Fine Art Show of the Navy Club of Rio de Janeiro.
Mattel’s Masters of the Universe: Revolution
Responsible for managing and regulating the Background Art Department's team of four Background Artists, and two 3D Artists.
Collaborated with Series Director to accomplish show and department objectives.
Established the style and created Background Art from sketches and thumbnails, to 3D models, Layout Drawings, finished Paintings, Vehicle Design, Prop Design and Color Scripts.
Assisted in hiring and provided feedback and training to maintain artists productivity.
Background Artist on Legendary's Thomb Raider and Kong Skull Island, Mattel's Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Netflix's animated series Castlevania, Seis Manos.
Collaborating with the BAckground Art supervisor in the creation of Background Art and Vehicle Design and Prop Design from sketches and thumbnails, to 3D models, Layout Drawings, finished Paintings and Color Scripts.
Concept Artist designing environment, props and characters for Spyro Reignited Trilogy for PlayStation 4.
Freelance Illustrator for Dungeons and Dragon's upcoming book.