The Manual of the Warrior of Light, Paulo Coelho

This is one of my hardest, most loved, most sweated works: I decided, some years ago, to illustrate Paulo Coelho’s book “The Manual of the Warrior of Light”. Just for fun, at the beginning. Then it became a challenge. To have an illustration of each page and to show them all to its writer.

I have a strange relationship with this book: when I bought it, it was not the right moment of my life for it to be red. Then, after years, I realized how many messages of strength, positivity, perseverance and faith are hidden inside of it, and for a while it became my “lucky book”, a book to open when my faith in the Universe begins lacking, and even if, of course, it doesn’t contain any answer, it’s a good friend, with all of its flaws, imperfections, and diamonds. Thanks, Paulo Coelho.

With these illustrations, I had periods of pure productivity and long moments of total stuck. After years, nights up, struggling and a lot of good time, I finished the work, and with two years more, I was contacted by Paulo Coelho in person – yes! can you believe it? – to create three videos for his social medias.

Here are all the illustration :) you can read all the book if you want :)

You can find the three videos I made, that were published by Paulo Coelho in his Twitter and Facebook pages: here, here, and here.

If you feel like, check out my Instagram page, too. Enjoy!

Prologue

The Warrior of the Light

Epilogue

Manual of the Warrior of Light – Epilogue

After more than two years, my project is finished, and I illustrated the whole book! I’m excited, and now I’ll try to contact Paulo Coelho and see if he likes it

Thanks for following, liking and supporting! :) It’s been quite a journey!

The Manual of The Warrior of Light – Final part

This is the last part of the book. After more than 2 years, I finished all the illustrations!

Now only the epilogue is missing ;) Stay tuned!

The Manual of The Warrior of Light – Fifth part

The Manual of The Warrior of Light – Fourth part

Ps. I want once again to remind that every caption is an extract written by Paulo Coelho in his book! ;)

The Manual of The Warrior of Light – Third part

Ps. I want once again to remind that every caption is an extract written by Paulo Coelho in his book! ;)

The Manual of the Warrior of Light – Second part

Ps. I want once again to remind that every caption is an extract written by Paulo Coelho in his book! ;)

The Manual of the Warrior of Light – First part

This is one of my hardest, most loved, most sweated works: I decided, something like two years ago, to illustrate Paulo Coelho’s book “The Manual of the Warrior of Light”. And I’m not done yet, a lot of work is still to be done.

I have a strange relationship with this book: when I bought it, it was not the right moment of my life for it to be red. Then, after years, I realized how many messages of strength, positivity, perseverance and faith are hidden inside of it, and it became my “lucky book”, a book to open when my faith in the Universe begins lacking, and even if, of course, it doesn’t contain any answer, it’s a good friend, with all of its flaws, imperfections, and diamonds. Thanks, Paulo Coelho.

With these illustrations, I had periods of pure productivity and long moments of total stuck. After years, nights up, struggling and a lot of good time, now I think it’s time for the sea to receive this message in the bottle of mine, and it’s time for me to start letting it go, until, hopefully, one day, someone will enjoy looking at it.

Periodically I will update here all the illustrations, but check out my Instagram page, too. Enjoy!

Ps. I want once again to remind that every caption is an extract written by Paulo Coelho in his book! ;)

Final part of the Prologue – Manual of the Warrior of Light

Ps. I want once again to remind that every caption is an extract written by Paulo Coelho in his book! ;)

Warrior of Light, the Prologue is almost done

Ps. I want once again to remind that every caption is an extract written by Paulo Coelho in his book! ;)