I have provided services in Illustration, conceptual design and retouching for major Advertising firms, Motion Picture studios and Television companies in America. I have created advertising designs in the Toy industry, including product and graphics for many of the major Ad firms around the world.
Otis Art Institute - Los Angeles, CA
Studied under Charles White – Fine arts, Illustration design and drawing (Specialties- portraiture and conceptual imaging)
12/1994- Present: Illustration and Design - Air Dreams
Wrote 3 film scripts for major motion pictures ”Avalon in Harlem”/ “Merlandia” Part 1 and 2
(Created conceptual designs and sculptural maquettes, and CGI for film projects)
Exhibitions held of “One Man Shows” of fine art in Malibu, Beverly Hills and Venice CA.
Created the first exhibitions of 3D Hyper-stereoscopic fine art paintings in the World (MIT and Cal Tech Representatives attended.)
Created and designed conceptual work for children’s animated Television Show ”The Onliners”.
12/1990-12/1994: Concept Art Designer - Damon Wayans Productions & 20th Fox Film Corp.
ESPN Sports - Pro Billiards Film/ Television / Conceptual and design work. Designed and created conceptual work, major Illustrations including the Television and Print AD campaign and Graphics for World Champion Billiards for ESPN network.
Headed studio design team that created “Wayne-Heads” the animated Television series
(Stop - motion effects and CGI) Feature film “Blankman”
Co-Created and designed conceptual work for Showtime / Nickelodeon/ Animates series “Froggy the Gremlin”
2/1989 -11/1990: Illustrator/Designer - Retina Graphics, Hollywood, CA
Film & Poster Illustrator - one sheet comps and finished product for Print / Advertising and Film trailers.
“Indian Jones and the Temple of Doom”,” Blade Runner”, Roger Rabbit” “Dances with Wolves”, “Silence of the Lambs”, and “Mask”. Created “ Death head Moth” Illustration for “ Silence of the Lambs” trailer and one sheet ( Ossie Zaken Advertising )
Illustrated Logo design for “Dances with Wolves “ (Ossie Zaken Adv.)
CGI - flying logo and intros, (Design and conceptual work for Image West)
Received 3 Cable Ace Awards for conceptual and design work - Film and Trailer openings - CGI effects
Concept and design work for Orion Pictures / New Logo and opening design (Ossie Zaken Advertising) / Illustrated (redesigned and modernized) WARNER BROS. Title,“ Bronze” Logo
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE acquired (one sheet design) by Ron Edwards for permanent collection.
Record cover Illustrations- Columbia records, United Artists, ABC Records, Capitol Records
Paper Moon Graphics, Pomegranate Publishing, Ira Roberts Publishing
Design and Illustration for NBC Television/ Graphics Department / Ist American Music Awards Show – Receives Emmy for Graphic design / Robert Abel and Assoc.
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