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Anthony Summey

Freelance Comic Artist & Illustrator

Location:Westminster, South Carolina, United States
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I am a sequential artist and illustrtator looking for freelance Comic book work. I have my MFA degree in Sequential Art from the Savannah College of Art and Design. I also work part-time a drawing and 2-D Animation instructor for the Game Production and Animation programs at Sanford Brown-online. I would love to use my talents and skills to help make your projects come alive.


Master of Fine Arts, Sequential Art, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), 2005
Bachelor of Arts, Design (Architecture), Clemson University, 1996

Relevant Experience

Co-Founder and Creative Director, Summey Illustration, 12/14 to present
• Established a professional illustration company
• Create Personal Intellectual Property development and consulting services
• Coordinated and established a company presence at various trade shows, comic book conventions, and other local events in the Southeast.
• Marketed various products at events to generate new sales, clients and readers
• Established and maintain an online presence through and
• In-charge of the creative direction and branding of the company
• Develop in-house Intellectual Properties for the company
• Oversee the online and print publications for the company

Adjunct Professor, Sanford-Brown College Online/ International Academy of Design and Technology Online,
Tampa, FL, 11/09 to present
• Instruct courses in Animation Technology, Game Production, Building Information Modeling, and Digital Imaging.
• Teach 2-D animation, Storyboarding, Character Design, Prop Design, Digital Portfolio, Figure Drawing, and Perspective Drawing
• Instruct students how to utilize various animation and imaging software programs including, but not limited to the following: ToonBoom Harmony, ToonBoom Storyboard Pro, ToonBoom Pencil Check Pro, ToonBoom Studio, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier, AutoCAD, and Manga Studio
• Evaluate and inspire students through timely and continuous feedback
• Focus teaching not only on developing artistic skills, but professional skills needed to succeed in these highly competitive creative fields
• Created online course content for American InterContinental University’s Figure Drawing II and Editorial and Book Illustration courses for their Visual Communications Program
• Created online course content for Sanford-Brown College Online’s Drawing II, Animation Fundamentals, and 2D Animation courses for their Animation Technology Program
• Serve on the Advisory Boards for Sanford-Brown College Online’s Animation Technology and Game Production programs

Freelance Illustrator 08/05 to present
• Provided both traditional and digital artwork for various clients to meet their personal or professional needs
• Work included, but not limited to: commission paintings, logo design, sequential illustration, concept illustration and character design.
Professional Clients:
• Mystic Star Productions, Hickory, NC, 08/10 to 12/12
• Free Lunch Comics, Granby, CT, 06/07 to 09/08
• Stephen Lindsay, Rochester, NY, 09/07

Graphic Consultant 07/96 to 08/97
• Generated engineering 2-D graphics for machine parts
• Created sequential illustrations for print media
• Produced and designed desktop publishing files to go to printers
• Provided various other graphics as needed

Professional Clients:
• Destinee Comics, Seneca, SC, 02/96 to 01/97
• Kendall Health Care Products, Seneca, SC, 07/96 to 08/97

Other Experience

Project Manager, Continental Cast Stone, Savannah, GA, 06/06 to 07/09
• Managed projects for a multi-million dollar cast stone company from drafting infancy to onsite delivery of product
• Created shop drawings and onsite drawings for the making and installation of cast stone products
• Organized and cataloged phases of project completion
• Managed client relationships


• Suzy Samson Annual #1, 24 page Sequential Art Story, Summey Illustration Fall 2015
• The Daring, webcomics, , 04/11 to present
• “New England Vampire,” 8 page Sequential Art story, Only in Whispers # 2, Free Lunch Comics, Spring 2008
• “Hessian Sorcerer,” 8 page Sequential Art story, Only in Whispers #1, Free Lunch Comics, Fall 2007
• “A Final Lesson,” 6 page Sequential Art story, Jesus Hates Zombies, Fall 2007
• “Our Government,” co-illustrator, Comic Book Style illustration, Savannah Morning News, June 11, 2002
• “The Morning After,” 6 page Sequential Art story, Antimatter, Winter 1999
• BugWorld #1, colorist and book designer, 24 page comic, Destinee Comics, Winter 1997
• “Geist,” 4 page Sequential Art Story, Dimensions #1 ashcan, Destinee Comics, Summer 1996

Related Skills

Traditional: Sequential story illustration, Pen and Ink Illustration, Drawing, Painting, Character design, Concept
Illustration and Storyboarding

Digital: Adobe Creative Suite, ToonBoom Harmony, ToonBoom Storyboard Pro, ToonBoom Pencil Check Pro,
Manga Studio, AutoCAD 2-D and 3-D, Wordpress, Digital Coloring and Painting, Digital Lettering, Graphic
Design and Microsoft Office

Miscellaneous Skills and Activities

Aikido, Japanese martial arts General Member Sakura Dojo, Seneca, SC, 06/14 to present

Horseback riding, tennis, and cake decorating

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