Brian Diskin

Freelance Caricature Artist & Cartoonist

Location:Wheaton, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Relevant Employment:
A. Duck Illustrations, Wheaton, IL 60189 May 1991-Present
I have created, developed and rendered cartoons for over a dozen of books, ranging in topics from self-help/diet, trains, lawn care, science and math.
For 9 years I have been creating monthly cartoons and technical illustrations for the NSTA’s “Science & Children” magazine.
I have written, storyboarded, created art, laid out and directed animation shorts to accompany some of the “Science & Children” columns.
I have designed and created customized clip art, novelty items, logos, caricatures, storyboards, character designs and cartoons for clients.

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Jan. 2000-May 2013
Part-Time Faculty
I have inspired adult students of all ages to watercolor, illustrate, storyboard and draw cartoons for school and personal projects.
After being assigned to teach introductory classes for the Animation Program, I was instrumental in evaluating and restructuring them.

Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois — BFA, 6/1978 - 5/1991
Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg, IL 2009 - 2010
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL 1985 - Present

Media Skills
Watercolor, Brush & Ink, Graphite, Color Pencil, Marker

Computer Skills
Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Keynote, Audience

Relevant Experience
• Science and industrial technical illustrations (samples available)
Skills (2) Rating
Caricature Art