Contact : carlygillhamillustrations@gmail.com

Experience

  • Cartoonist – Reality Vs Fantasy - Helen Saevold, Photographer (2018-2019)

Produced all art assets for the book Reality Vs Fantasy. Working with Helen to Illustrate the people she photographed in a semi-realistic style, including all assets for the book from cover to typography.

 

  • Character designer – Webpage mascot- University of Gloucestershire (2018)

I evaluated the brief ideas my client had, thumbnailing his first ideas and expanding on how they could be used in the webpage. With the base design approved, I had to simplify the design to standout on the brightly coloured webpage, so that the mascot design could direct student to were to go through the website.

 

  • Story Illustrator - Unseen magazine - Pittville press

Issue 6 - At the Magic Hour, Issue 5 - submerged, Issue 4 ­- In the sky (2015-2017)

Analysing the brief given to me, thumbnailing first thoughts.

After getting the ok on the ideas liked best, I given free range to design a single-story illustration representing the brief that would captivate readers of the magazine, while sticking to limited colours to be printed as a Risograph.

 

Skills

Character artist for comic books, animations, and video games

  • Strong drawing skills  

  • Great understanding of design for comics and animations

  • Cartooning

  • Perspective

  • Layout

  • Colour theory

Proficient in adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, clip studio paint, procreate and more.

Produces high quality work fast, in digital formats.

Story artist for comic books, animations, and video games

  • Strong understanding and visual storytelling

  • Cartooning

  • Perspective

  • Framing, Layout, and staging

Proficient in adobe photoshop, clip studio paint, clip studio paint animator, procreate, Storyboarder and more.

Produces high quality work fast, in digital formats.

Education

  • Masters of illustration,

 University of Gloucestershire – UK, Cheltenham (2018-2020)

  • BA-Hons honour of illustration

University of Gloucestershire – UK, Cheltenham (2014- 2017)

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