Was born on August 25, in 1962 in the city of Kartaly, in the south of the Chelyabinsk region.
After graduation from the industrial school for a long time worked as a photographer, from technical to reporter photography.
In 1988 he graduated from Chelyabinsk State Institute of Culture.
Graduated from the All-Union correspondence faculty of photojournalism at the Union of Journalists of the USSR, which allowed him to collaborate with local papers.
After injuries sustained in a car accident in 1994 which included impaired vision, Valeriy Anatolievich was forced to leave the visual work for many years.
Then, coming back to it, he worked as a designer of outdoor advertising in different agencies.
Stock Photo and 3D objects modeling led him to freelance.
He was a participant in numerous competitions of automobile design.
But, unlike these activities, ideas of cartoons and genre scenes never left him.