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Nicholas Tan

Freelance Drawer & Comic Artist

Location:Singapore, Singapore
2 Skills

2D Concept artist with experience in pre-production for film and broadcast. Interest in finding creative solutions to better communicate varying artistic ideas to corporate and mass viewers. Comfortable in a team based environment while working with others in different mediums such as 3D, graphic and print projects. Familiar in incorporating pencil, ink and paint handwork into modern platforms for digital artwork and film production. With a strong belief to adapt to different projects under various team applications.


IMAGICAL ARTS, Pre-Production Artist 2D 020608 – 010511
Concept Art in broadcast and short film.
Character concept and creation.
Background, layout design and production for use in 2D/3D treatment.
Storyboard, Animatic and treatment for script/pace sequences.
Graphic Design for marketing collaterals and varying in house projects.
CUBIX, Illustrator 011206 – 300508
Conceptual and production artwork for film. 2D
Character, background and layout designs.
Storyboarding and treatment work for script/pace sequences.
Graphic Design for marketing collaterals and varying in house projects.
ASKNLEARN, Trainer 2005 – 2006
Gave instruction in basic design principles on software.
(Anglo Chinese Junior, Kentridge Secondary and Singapore Sports School)
Assist in instruction for IT Club and providing creative references to students involved in competitions.
PRODIGY STUDIOS, Comic Artist 2004 – 2005
Production in a Singapore based manga.Penciler, inker, page layout.

NANYANG Polytechnic, In-House 2001 – 2002
3D production of German MTV, detailed as animator and modeler.
2D production of Monkey Match, detailed as animator, layout and storyboard artist.


NANYANG Polytechnic, Diploma in Digital Media Design 1999 - 2002

St. Gabriel’s Primary/Sec, PSLE, GCE “O” levels 1988 - 1999


The 2D classical animated short film, MONKEYMATCH, was a team based project in Nanyang.

It earned the 4A Creative Award, Singapore Creativity Award and Comgraph Award.

Character concept artwork for 2D comic art, 3D animation.
Storyboarding, layout design. Scene, key-art design.
Character sheet artwork, expression, color, scene.
Graphic design for business identity, collateral artwork.
Graphic design for tee-shirts. Street style graffiti art.
Fine art for portraiture, caricature, graphic art medium.
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Comic Art