Chris Bolden

Freelance Illustrator & Digital Artist

Location:montrose, California, United States
Phone: 818 693 6443
2 Skills
Summary of Qualifications

• • Extensive experience in the entertainment industry: background layouts and design, color key; specializing in live-action storyboarding.
• • Expert Painting skills: Digital, Oils, Watercolor, and Acrylic.
• • Specialize in Mac-based computer software: Photoshop CS, Illustrator CS, Final Cut Pro, Painter,experience with InDesign.

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Ca. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration: 1997

Work Experience

Background Design/Color Key/Clean up, Good Vibes, MTV – Hollywood, Ca. 2010 – 2011
Freelance Graphic Designer, Russ Reid Marketing and Communications Company – Pasadena, Ca. 2010
Color Supervisor and Background Designer, The Garcias pilot, Fox Entertainment – Burbank, Ca. 2009
Color-Key Stylist, The Simpsons Television show, Fox Entertainment; Film Roman, Inc. Burbank, Ca. 2004 - 2009
Background Designer & Background Supervisor/BG Layout Artist, The Simpsons television show, Fox
Entertainment Film Roman, Inc. Burbank, Ca. 1997-2004
Digital Painting: two-page spread of Winston Churchill for Advance Magazine – Silver Lake, Ca. 2005
Digital Background Artist, Plushing Square pilot, Film Roman, Inc. Burbank, Ca. 1999-2004
Digital Background Artist, Mr. Potato Head, Film Roman, Inc. Burbank, Ca. 1999-2004
Storyboard Artist, Live-Action commercials, Re-Bath Remodeling Company – Las Vegas, NV 1996-Current
Digital Background Artist, Fat Girl, Two Ply Productions; Oxygen Network – Studio City, Ca. 2001-2002
Cover Designer, bands: Craig’s Brother and Dogwood Tooth and Nail Records – Seattle, 1997
Background Painter and Effects Artist, Tupac Shakur’s Music Video,“Do for Love”-Ali Parker Productions –
Hollywood, Ca. 1997
Awards and Publications

5 Emmy certificates for outstanding artistic contribution on Fox’s animated series “The Simpsons”
Artist profile: Full page in an internationally syndicated magazine: including personal art works and biography - Surf Beat Magazine – Oahu, HI -2007
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art