Having attended the 4th year of law at the University of Lisbon in conjunction with the first year of ESBAL, Luís Guimarães entered the Society of Fine Arts where he attended, for four years, the course of drawing and painting lead by Master Roberto Araújo.

After a period of working in advertisement and soon after April 25th Luís Gumarães also dedicated himself to the art of caricature, collaborating with various publications such as the weekly Expresso, the Jornal Novo and the Século Hoje, edited by Natália Correia.

He since then dedicates himself exclusively to painting and portrait.