Summary

Prolific artist wielding a diverse and dynamic skill set whose work represents an amalgamation of cultural influences. This fusion of Eastern and Western illustrative styles creates a notably distinct aesthetic -- one which captures a surface complexity, yet fundamental simplicity in all subjects. From comics to magazines, painting to identity branding, delivery of high-quality work is assured, individually crafted to suit each project's unique creative vision.

Skills

  • Digital Painting
  • Illustration
  • Storyboarding
  • Typography
  • Graphic Design
  • Comic Art
  • Writing
  • Book Cover Illustration
  • Software Proficiency

    After Effects
    After Effects
    Illustrator
    Illustrator
    Manga Studio
    Manga Studio
    Photoshop
    Photoshop
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Adobe Creative Suite

    Experience

    Founder/Principal Artist

    Spike O. Illustration
    May 2009 - Present | Remote, United States of America

    Founder, operator, and principal artist of freelance graphic art company Spike O. Illustration. Establishing fluid, lasting relationships with clients (e.g., independent contractors to multinational firms) to fulfill aesthetic needs, while delivering quality imagery in a timely manner. Specializing in comic books and concept art, range also spans to projects in advertising, editorial, and web. Experienced in managing art teams of several freelance contractors on larger projects.

    The Searcher

    BL Dwyer Publications
    November 2015 - Present | Los Angeles, CA, United States of America

    Pencil and ink artist on BL Dwyer's fantasy series "The Searcher". Beginning as color flatter for first issue, duties expanded to primary artwork for Issue 2+. Partial emulation of establishing artist's style required in foundation drawings.

    Gs and Subject D-17

    Dirty1/2Breed Comics
    December 2013 - Present | Woodbridge, VA, United States of America

    Artist on flagship titles "Gs" and "Subject D-17". Required to alter visual style to appropriately suit each title. Responsible for all artistic duties on both titles, including lettering and pre-press.