Sebastien Larroude [aka rainart] is a Concept Designer, an Artistic Director and a Co-Founder of STEAMBOTstudios.
Sebastien Larroude, a.k.a. Rainart, graduated from the Superior School of Photography and Multimedia (E.T.P.A) in France, where he studied audio-visual fine art and Cinema. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Sebastien has built a strong reputation as a compositer, lighting artist, matte painter & concept artist. Having had the privilege of travelling extensively at an early age in Europe, he was influenced by the various cultures largely responsible for his multiple creative passions, which range from architecture & design. He has been invited to speak at various events and workshops including ADAPT. Sebastien currently works as a Artistic Director and senior concept artist.
Most recently released and in WIP projects:
The film TRON Legacy (Disney), the game DeusEX Human revolution, Thief4 (Square Enix / Eidos).
Sebastien has participated in the development of video games such as MystIV revelation, Assassin’s Creed, Indiana Jones etc. as well as many commercial projects like The Black Freighters with various advertising agencies in United States.
STEAMBOT: the studios
Along with his friends David Levy (aka Vyle), Joel Dos Reis Viegas (aka Feerik), Nicolas Ferrand (aka Viag) and Thierry Doizon (aka Barontieri) he started STEAMBOT Studios, a company of creative artists whose goal is to inspire and push the boundaries of concept art, matte painting and digital art. The main shareholders of Steambot studios are: David Levy, Sebastien Larroude & Joel Dos Reis Viegas. STEAMBOT is a Canadian and American compagny based in Montreal, Austin and Los Angeles.