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Arun Padake - Graphics Artist


Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

Arun Padake is Thane based graphics professional with 40+ years of varied experience from the days of pre-press technologies to the relatively recent digital image editing.

In 1974, as a Printing Technologist from Government Institute of Printing Technology, Arun Padake started his career as pre-press studio professional.

Arun Padake has traveled to various countries like Sultanate of Oman and Botswana; sharing his knowledge and providing world class service to the various companies who were fortunate to have him on-board.

In yesteryears, he had mastered the most complicated process of "Photographic masking and color correction" and was known for his skills in precise color reproduction for offset printing purpose.

Arun Padake realized the potential and the paradigm shift of digital image editing in its inception years and was one of the earliest adopters of implementing digital editing software like Adobe PhotoShop to create imagery beyond the capabilities of the mundane non-digital workings.

Career Timeline »

  • 1974 - 1987: Small Industrial units
  • 1987 - 1990: Mazoon Printing Press, Sultanate of Oman - Muscat
  • 1990 - 1995: Sony Graphics, Sewri, Mumbai
  • 1995 - 1997: Spectrum Scan, Lower Parel, Mumbai
  • 1997 - 1998: "Conversions" a partnership venture
  • 1998 - 2001: Mazoon Printing Press, Sultanate of Oman - Muscat
  • 2001 - 2004: Pinxit Blue Advertizing, Mumbai
  • 2004 - 2005: Global Printers, Gabarone, Botswana
  • 2005 - 2008: Graphic Station, Turbhe, Navi Mumbai
  • 2008 - 2010: Anand Niketan School, Nasik. Voluntary teacher
  • 2010 Onwards: Freelance professional for Graphic designs, image editing and color correction.

Published in International Book »

Golden Eagle Cloud Formation

Printed in a book titled Pig With Six Legs by The Cloud Appreciation Society; USA

Committment Certificate »

Commitment Certificatefrom Government of India

Selected Works »

These are some of the selected works among the 1000+ photographs re-touched and edited by Arun Padake.

Virtual Furniture Placement »

Virtual Furniture Placement »

3D Automobile Cover Artwork »

Oriental Carpet Re-Designing »

Industrial Photographs: Retouching & Editing »

Jewellery Retouching »

Colour Correction »

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