Andrew Spalding

I am a professional illustrator with a diverse skill set amongst traditional and digital media, including Toon Boom Harmony, and the Adobe Creative Suite. I have a passion for visual storytelling through illustration, character design, storyboarding, and conceptual art development.

Bachelors Fine Art: Sequential Art                                                 Sept. 2008 – March 2012
Savannah College of Art and Design, Cum Laude
Savannah, GA­

Employment History:
Freelance Illustrator and Portraiture: SpaldingArts                            July. 2015 - Present
Explosm, LLC. - Cyanide & Happiness
AmericasMart Atlanta

Background Artist:  Bento Box Animation Studios
The Awesomes, Season 3                                                                       Feb. 2015 – July 2015
The Awesomes, Season 2                                                                       Feb. 2014 – June 2015
The Awesomes, Season 1                                                                       Jan. 2013  Aug. 2013
Out There, Season 1                                                                               June 2012  Dec 2012
Atlanta, GA

Background Artist: Floyd County Productions 
Chozen, Season 1 (Uncredited)                                                               Oct. 2013 – Jan. 2014
Atlanta, GA

Professional Experience:
  • Collaborating with peers to determine the best way to approach a scene
  • Designing 2D environments within which animated characters interact
  • Setting perspective and forms from rough art to completion
  • Developing unique and appropriate color schemes to match the mood of a scene
  • Creating characters, logos and props that fit within an established style of a show
  • Organizing the Toon-Boom network modules to be more efficient through the pipeline
  • Matching a previously set style when brought on board of an established project
Technical Skills:
(Proficient with traditional and digital painting media)
  • Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Toon Boom Harmony
  • Conceptualizing Design
  • Environmental layout
  • Storyboarding
  • Maquette sculpting

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