Digital. modern. Creative.

Art Director, Illustrator and Character Designer who is currently living in Spain and working with renowned influencers and celebrities such as Yes Theory, Jordan Taylor Wright, Will Smith and Charlie «Rocket» Jabaley. I also created content with renowned brands such as Headspace Studios, Mc Donalds, Coca-Cola, Blue Sky Studios and Marvel.

Beauty and culture

I’m working on a unique art collection that explores the history, beauty, color, harmony & feelings through the most famous paintings of all time. 

Looking at a beautiful painting, or staring up at a huge, awe-inspiring sculpture, we’re often left struggling for words. These personal and emotional experiences are hard to express in language. But many people, both artists and non-artists, have managed to put words together that seem to capture this amazing, inexpressible feeling.

«Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.» – Edgar Dega

Everywhere with my Apple.

All my work is done on the Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch) supercharged by the Apple M1 chip that is the fastest device of its kind. It’s designed to take full advantage of next‑level performance and custom technologies like the advanced image signal processor and unified memory.

“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” – Henry Ward Beecher

Always together.

«If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.»

Borja Montoro Cavero
Borja Montoro CaveroCharacter Designer at Netflix
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"Santiago's always been an amazing artist in never-stopping progression to excellence, always searching something new to learn and apply to his super appealing art. There's something in his drawings, a kind of careful and full-of-deep-love approach to humankind, so delicate, that it's special in his art. I'd absolutely recommend everyone to have a look at his stuff and i wish him all the best in his projects to come."
Rana DiOrio
Rana DiOrioAuthor of the award-winning series of children’s picture books
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"Samlo is spectacularly creative, unabashedly passionate, unwaveringly persistent, astoundingly prolific, and charmingly relatable. He dreams big, works hard, and makes magic while delighting and inspiring others to do the same."
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Jordan Taylor Wright
Jordan Taylor Wright@taylorcutfilms
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"Thankful to create this piece with @willsmith for @spiesindisguise & @disney which is in theaters today! is no limit to the imagination once you truly believe. Thank you to the amazing team that helped bring this to life: @samlo.es @up.inspiringmotion @obfilms @tristanbartonmusic "
Sam Kolder
Sam Kolder@samkolder
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"Wow! This is so sick!! You're incredibly talented man! Don't ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive, because what the world needs most, is more people who come alive. Artwork by @samlo.es "
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The Yes Theory Podcast
The Yes Theory PodcastHeadspace Studio & The Yes Thery
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"In order to achieve growth, discomfort is unavoidable. So why not seek it out? Yes Theory co- founders Matt, Ammar, and Thomas are turning off the cameras and turning on the mics to reflect upon how Discomfort actually might hold the keys to meaning and happiness. The Yes Theory, Podcast shares behind-the-scenes stories and talks with expert guests to gather insights about the world at large, our place in it, and one another. Brilliant art by @samlo.es "
Yes Theory
Yes Theory@yestheory
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"One of our favorite things to do-when we take on a new project-is to collaborate with artists and creators that we really love. And this podcast artwork is no exception. It was created by the great @samlo.es - and honestly, he captured Matt's quarantine scruff just perfectly."
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