In 2004 Completed a series of Conceptual Illustrations For EA Sports
for the game Def Jam
His original work has been sold and collected worldwide for several years now and he is placed in collectors’ list of top favorite of artists.
Since 1998 he started incorporating digital illustration in his work so as to expand in the field of computer-generated imagery and to help in the production process of his art.
In the year 2000 Dimitri retuned to Greece for a short period to give seminars in several design institutions on illustration, technique, design and also marketing and promotional direction to young Greek artists. His popularity since 1991 had grown in his homeland, which lead to several interviews on TV and Magazines. His trip to Greece also generated several collaborations with some of the finest in the News and Media Industry.
Dimitri has also been working as a producer in several art projects. One of his latest was being Producer and Artistic Director in the promotion and development of the video, catalog and website www.cofitis.com
for the exhibition “The Big Bang”
by Greek Contemporary Sculptor Cris Cofitis
who’s show and work was presented on CNN’s World Report and displayed and presented on every respected TV station, newspapers and magazines nationwide.
For the past ten years his attraction in the fantasy arts has lead him to work on creature & character designs which for him is his most personal work.
Joining forces in 1998 with old friend and artist Lucas Wilton
they founded Patelis & Lucas Media
to launch these creations for the entertainment industry.
Official Website: www.dimitripatelis.com