Artist | Professional | Digital Art
H.Sercan Tunalı was born in Edirne/Turkey, in 1983. Due to his family’s business conditions, he travelled around Turkey, and had the chance to live in various cities. His studies began as a gifted student when he was accepted to an high school of fine arts in Antalya, in 1997. By the time he was majoring on painting, he attended a drama course in a state institution to widen his art vision. In 2001, he was admitted and ranked third to Anadolu University, Faculty of Fine Arts, to study Animation. During his education, he participated in many official exhibitions, made miscellaneous collaborations, and also worked in a student magazine as an illustrator and writer. Furthermore, he also joined in music club to play guitar. He organised traditional college parties. He worked like a leader as he dealed with every detail such as finding the sponsorships, designing the brochures and posters, arranging the music band, etc.
He was appreciated by a well-reputed literature magazine called “Varlık”. He tried to arrange a caricature competition among highschool students, but he could not find sponsorships to finance his project. He wrote beneficial suggestions to the newspapers in Turkey in order for them to improve their profit, and he was taken on board. He made an animation film for his senior project and it was appreciated and shown by many film festivals both domestic and international. He also found the love of his life by the help of this film. When he graduated from college, he went to Sydney/Australia both to study, and to participate as a supporter in some projects about character design and animation. He then came back to Turkey to kick his career start for a while, and he thinks to go Australia again to get the inauguration of his Animation Factory. (:
Current Age: 29, Current Residence: Sydney + İstanbul, Favourite genre of music: Ethnic, india, 80's, Blues, jazz, country, classic, alternative, Favourite photographer: Gilad Benari, Yael Sela, Nazif Topçuoğlu, MP3 player of choice: www.lastfm.com/user/sercantunali, Favourite cartoon character: Tasmania devil