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Mauricio

Freelance Digital Artist, Animal Illustrator, & More

904
Location:wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mauricio
151
Kudos
3.5
4 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
RESUME

Mauricio Pizarro

CAREER OBJECTIVE

For my career my objective is to improve my artistic level for one day be in the position to work on high profile projects.

DESCRIPTION

I am a digital media graduate with experience in illustration and concept design as a freelance artist. I have worked during pre production on short films as a storyboard/concept artist and on feature films as an illustrator.

I specialise in character design for games and film, creature design, environment design, storyboarding, concept design, costume illustration, photo manipulation, 3d sculpting and digital painting.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2014

Matte painter

Short film

“The Witching Hour” director Carl Firth

Illustrator- tattoo designs

Australian Feature film

“Terminus” director David Chamberlain

2013

Costume Illustrator 2013

Feature film

“Unbroken” director Angelina Jolie



2012

Concept Artist

December 2012 – December 2012 (1 month)

I was hired to produce a piece of concept art for game pitch entitled Metroid Prime.

Storyboard Artist

November 2012 – November 2012 (1 month)

I was hired to produce storyboards for the presentation of a short film "Ricochet" by Edward Lyons.

Storyboard Artist

June 2012 – August 2012 (3 months)

During this time I was hired to produce digital storyboard illustrations for a short film called "Kettle",by Maximilian Homei. I worked closely with the cinematographer and the director, meeting up with them and drawing rough sketches of their vision. I then took those sketches as a guide and produced a polished digital image.

EDUCATION

2011- 2013 Raffles college of design and commerce- bachelor of visual communication majoring in animation.

2007- 2010 University of Canberra- bachelor of design in architecture

2006 Orange Christian High School-higher school certificate

AWARDS

Graduate Showcase Award 2013

Raffles College of Design and Commerce
December 2013
Recognition of outstanding creative development for my major project

SOFTWARE COMPUTER SKILLS

photoshop - advanced

illustrator - intermediate

mudbox - intermediate

maya - intermediate

after effects - beginner

sketch up- intermediate

SKILLS

I am confident in my drawing skills with character design and anatomy. I am able to produce perspective drawings from many angles and locations. I have a good understanding of light and use this to achieve a sense of realism in my artworks.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

I am an individual whos passionate about creating art, I cannot imagine doing anything else. Working in the industry of production art is a dream of mine and I have been working very hard in my studies to eventually be a part of this industry.
I love what I do which is why I work so hard to be better, I constantly look for ways to improve my skills and my quality of work.

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

Drawing, Traditional and Digital painting

Sports training

Character design

Photography

Matte painting

Movies

Studying other languages and cultures

Travelling overseas

3d art

Animation

Reading science fiction and fantasy