Born in Brazil, Francisco Stein transform maps in real art pieces completely handmade. His passion for History and Geography made him a reference in the modality and can take over 300 hours or months to complete each map. Every map is digitalized in high resolution and printed on polyester film, the same used on the original map, having as result a canvas in fine art with a few differences of color nuances related to it.
Working as a Mechanic Designer during a long time, he acquired knowledge and skills to work on drawing boards, nankin pen and polyester, essentials to what will be his future profession: artist.
Associate will all of this, Francisco Stein taught history classes for a few years and realized that it is unthinkable to talk about history without having a map to show where the facts happened. With drafts made on the blackboard, then with sketches made one vegetal papers for presentation of his classes, he saw an expressive increase on the students interest about the subject.
All of this happens to transform it on this pleasurable hobby, and today became his most loved profession.