Jayel Draco is one of the co-creators of Oneshi Press. He wrote, illustrated and designed the illustrated novel Children of Gaia: The Great Nations of Rendaraia. He also co-illustrated and designed the illustrated novel Children of Gaia: War & Horses. The Children of Gaia franchise was co-created and co-written by Jayel and is being continually developed.
Jayel illustrates the graphic novel Tracy Queen and the comic book series of PACK. Jayel also wrote and illustrated Children of Gaia: Refuge which appears in Oneshi Press Comic Anthology 7 and Mr Guy: Zombie Hunter Arc 1 which appears in Oneshi Press Comic Anthology 8.
Jayel Draco is a multi-disciplinary visual artist who graduated from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan in 2003 with a BFA in Illustration. For over a decade he has done freelance work as an art director, illustrator, animator, graphic designer, VFX technician, and web designer on a variety of multimedia projects.
His animation work for Wagner’s Die Walküre (conducted by James Levine and directed by Robert LePage) was shown at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, and his animation work for Marvel’s Astonishing X-Men (written by Joss Whedon, illustrated by John Cassaday, and directed by Neal Adams) was projected onto the side of a building in Union Square at MarvelFest.
In 2015, Jayel left a salaried position at Neal Adams Continuity Studios as web designer, animator, and VFX technician to focus on developing Oneshi Press.