Riccardo was born in Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet, where he grew up watching plenty of cartoons and playing games on his Commodore 64. Riccardo’s first animation tool was an etch a sketch animator. He made hundreds of 12 frame animations with the kit and gradually picked up the logic of computer animation. He is addicted to Flash, After Effects and Cinema 4D. Web-wise he is popular on sites like Abduzeedo, Behance and Motion Graphics.