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Alishea Gibson

Alishea Gibson

Alishea Gibson is an illustrator and graphic designer living in Berkeley, CA. Alishea is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where she studied art and animation. After interning at PDI/DreamWorks, she started work as a graphic designer and spends her free time illustrating for an iPad storybook start-up in the Bay Area (expected release [...]

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Anthony Rivera and Sergio Paez – StoryboardArt,LLC

Anthony Rivera and Sergio Paez – StoryboardArt,LLC

We are the gathering place for education, critique, and the advancement of storytelling in live action film, animation, and sequential art. As a united professional community you can learn from your peers and get the latest trends in the movie and media business. Join our member discussions in the forums or post your comments on our blog. [...]

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Axel Ortiz

Axel Ortiz

Axel was born and raised in the greater Los Angeles area. Was a cub scout and a boy scout back when he was a young lad. He also liked to doodle and be creative throughout his childhood into adulthood. He attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and has been working professionally in [...]

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Brent Noll Illustrator

Brent Noll Illustrator

Brent Noll is an Animation Illustrator and Designer,   Brent has worked at Starburns Industries, on the new Adult Swim series “Rick and Morty”.  As well some of Starburns’ other projects including Character Development for Community creator Dan Harmon’s “HarmonQuest”.   Brent Has also assisted in Concept work for Star Trek Final Frontier,  which is an [...]

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Brett 2D Bean

Brett “2D” Bean Character Designer & Visual Development Artist After asking to be a drummer to his mother at an early age, Brett Bean was handed a piece of paper and a pencil because it was, “much more quiet.” Unbeknownst to his mother and her simple gesture of headache reduction methodology, she spurred on the career of [...]

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David Cardenas- Illustrator/Character Designer/ Visual Development Artist

David Cardenas- Illustrator/Character Designer/ Visual Development Artist

David Cardenas is an Illustrator/Character Designer/Visual Development Artist who recently graduated from The Fashion Institute of Technology with a BFA in Illustration. David loves animals, eating way too much and drawing way too late into the night. He can often be found not sleeping in front of his computer while drawing with several pretzels in [...]

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MinoMiyabi (T-30 @ CTNX 2013)

MinoMiyabi (T-30 @ CTNX 2013)

  MinoMiyabi is an illustrator focusing on character design and storytelling. Based on his background of science, MinoMiyabi graduated from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, with an MFA in animation. After his career at SPRITE Animation Studios as animator/layout artist, he started his own business in Los Angeles as a freelancer in the relating [...]

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Nic Ter Horst Animator/Illustrator

Nic Ter Horst Animator/Illustrator

Nic is a freelance illustrator, designer, animator & pin up enthusiast. You can check out what she does at http://nicterhorst.com.

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Royce Wesley

Royce has been animating professionally in film and television since 1999. After graduating with a BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design, he started as a stop-motion animator on MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch. When the show ended in 2001 he switched to computer animation and worked for Blue Sky Studios on a number of projects [...]