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Robert Orona

Freelance Illustrator & Portrait Artist

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Location:Prescott, Arizona, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/robertorona
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Robert (Bob) Orona

1218 Rhinestone Dr.
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 848-9407
bob@gunslingerart.com



Background
I am presently a freelance Graphic Designer / Illustrator. I have extensive experience working as an animation artist as well as corporate design. I was acquired to teach animation production art for three years at the Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark. I have also lectured on several occasions for former art instructors at UCLA Extension, where I studied art and graphic design. I am bi-lingual Spanish.

Experience currently Freelance/ Artist/Graphic Designer
Digital Designer and Artist
• Owner/Director of Gunslinger Art Studio (gunslingerart.com)
• 3D Conceptual Design Modeling and Production
• Digital Graphic Design
• Illustration and Logo Insignia/ Design including L.A. County Sheriff and Fire Departments, Montclair Chamber of Commerce
• Animation Timing Director, Cartoon Network, “life and Times of Juniper Lee” & “Ben-10”
• Art and production teaching

Jan 2001-Feb 2004 The Animation Workshop Viborg, Denmark
Production Animation-Layout Art Instructor
• Conceptual Layout Art Design
• Perspective Drawing
• Composition
• Mechanics of Production Layout ( camera instructions, post production information )
• Advanced Art Techniques and storyboards

Feb 2001-May 2001 Sony Television Culver City, CA
Animation Timing Director
• “Harold and the Purple Crayon”

2000- 2001 Sunbow Studio Glendale, CA
Animation Timing Director
• “Cramp Twins”

1997-2000 Rich Animation Burbank, CA
Layout Artist / CGI Animator
• Feature “The King and I”
• Feature “Scarecrow”
• Feature “Trumpet of the Swan”
• Feature “Revelation” (not yet released)
• Direct to video for HBO, “Beethoven”

Layout Duties Performed:

• Conceptual Layout Design
• Character Layout
• Camera Guides and Cleanup Artwork
• Assisted in scene planning, integrating 3D animation with traditional animation on the studio’s Animo digital system
• 3D Character Animation for “Revelation”
• Computer hardware and software consulting for 3D animation
• Advised on development of 3D character design on upcoming productions
• Completed all assigned tasks before deadlines

1997 Warner Bros. Feature Animation Glendale, CA
Freelance 3D Layout Design
• 3D layout design for Bill Frake, head layout, on “Iron Giant”

Education
1997-1999
• Layout Art / Storyboard Layout study under Mr. Bill Frake, Director

1995-1997 UCLA Los Angeles, CA
• Visual Arts Dept. (Graphic Design and Computer Graphics / Animation)
• 3D Graphics / Animation (Form Z, Electric Image, Soft Image, 3D Studio Max, Poser, and True Space)
• Commercial Art and Illustration (Photoshop, Illustrator, Director, Premiere, After Effects, and Painter)
• Storyboards / Quick Sketch / Design
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Illustration
Portrait Art