Ferran Rodriguez Sanchez was born and raised in Sta. Eulàlia, L’Hospitalet del Llobregat, Barcelona in 1963.
He studied biology at Barcelona’s University while working in the Educational Department of Barcelona’s Zoo. It was during this period that he started to draw professionally mainly designing animals for wildlife books and publications.
When he was thirty he got his first non-wildlife job; designing and colouring for “Sonic the Hedgehog” magazine and around the same time he started inking Daniel Branca’s Donald Duck stories. Following this, Ferran started to ink and pencil for Disney, and has since worked on numerous projects for Disney and its various licensees across the world.
Besides working on his own characters and projects Ferran’s career includes work for many popular licenses which include:
Horseland (DIC), TMNT, Dora the explorer, Umi Zoomi Team, Bubble Guppies and Butterbean Café (Nickelodeon), Angry Birds 2D/3D (Rovio/Kaiken), LEGO and LEGO friends (LEGO), DC Superhero girls (DC/Warner Bros), Trolls (Dreamworks/Universal) amongst several others. In addition to this, he has just started working for Star Wars (Disney/Lucas Arts) licensees.