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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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Bridget Underwood Animator

Bridget Underwood Animator

Bridget Underwood is an animator and story artist currently working in the Seattle area. Recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2012 with a BFA in animation, she has spent the last year animating at Microsoft Game Studios on projects including Project Spark, Ryse, and Halo. Independently she works on various [...]

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Cedric Hohnstadt: Pose Drawing Sparkbook, Be Your Own Boss

Cedric Hohnstadt: Pose Drawing Sparkbook, Be Your Own Boss

Workshop: Be Your Own Boss – Freelancing Tips and Tricks Sat. Nov. 16, 4:00-4:45pm In the current economy more and more companies are hiring artists as freelancers. Unfortunately many talented people wind up earning less than they could, or miss out on opportunities altogether, because they haven’t learned about the business side of being an artist. Cedric Hohnstadt [...]

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Claire Almon Character Designer and Illustrator

Claire Almon Character Designer and Illustrator

This is the debut year for Claire Almon at CTN!  Most recently designing the beloved cast of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia for  Charlie Kelly’s Up-esque daydream, she is currently the lead character designer for the new pilot Bigfoot executive produced by Seth Rogan for FX.  Please come by and say hello at table XT25 where [...]