Having worked in the Animation industry for over 30 years I have extensive experience in the Animation industry and the whole animation production process. I am currently employed with Cartoon Saloon as a Clean Animation Lead artist. My previous employers have been Boulder Media, Walt Disney Animation Australia, Fox Animation, TerraGlyph Interactive Studios and Sullivan Bluth Studios.
While working at Cartoon Saloon I have worked as a Senior Clean-up artist on ‘Wolfwalkers’, ‘My Father’s Dragon’ and also worked in Pre-production for ‘My Father’s Dragon’ drawing and creating Character Model Packs for many of the characters.
At Boulder Media I had worked within the Pre-Production Character Design department as a Assistant Character Designer, Digital Clean-up Artist & Key Pose Artist on Littlest Pet Shop (World of their own), My Little Pony Featurette, & Rescue Bots Academy projects. Within this position my duties included Drawing Key Poses from storyboards using Photoshop, putting them on model for Animators. Drawing and creating Character Model Packs and Colour Palettes of characters using Photoshop & Toon Boom Harmony. Also while working here I worked as a Junior Harmony Rigger on ‘Mirconauts’.
While employed at Walt Disney Animation Australia my position was Clean-up character lead on Tarzan II, Lilo & Stitch 2, Bambi 2, Brother Bear 2 & Cinderella 3. On the last two projects I was the Key Clean-Up Department Assistant Supervisor. As Clean-up character lead, I was responsible for character developing and designing model sheets, turnarounds & model packs for each of my characters, drawing Spot Keys for many of the scenes and reporting to lead animators & directors for approvals.