Christabel Elulade
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Christabel Elulade

Illustrator, ProgrammerLondon, United Kingdom
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Christabel Elulade
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Christabel Elulade

Illustrator, ProgrammerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
My name is Tofunmi Christabel Elulade, known as Christabelle online, and I am a London-based multidisciplinary visual artist. Drawing inspiration from a vibrant blend of anime, personal ideals, hobbies, and religious themes, I use traditional and digital techniques to craft captivating illustrations. Through character design, I explore various themes and narratives, seamlessly weaving together aesthetics that have long captivated me - from the sweet charm of kawaii to the rebellious spirit of punk, the playful allure of coquette, and the enigmatic depths of gothic. My portfolio invites you to my artistic world, where characters and stories come alive.
Projects
  • L A I N (Software Practise)
    L A I N (Software Practise)During the Easter period, I have been trying to expand my skillset. I was able to use the RISO printer in the studio for the first time and decided to play around with Photoshop and InDesign. It's quite basic but since I've never had the funds to use such software and equipment, it was a fun learning experience.
  • Personal Manga Project: Children of Aether (Shinzui no Shison)
    Personal Manga Project: Children of Aether (Shinzui no Shison)I thought I would share some of the concept art for a storyline that I am working on. It's still bare bones in terms of worldbuilding and plot but it's a Shounen-esque storyline (I really like Shounen anime so it seemed like the best way to go). In the fourth picture, the names of the main characters are from left to right: Anna (Annaisha), Rosa, Venus, Az (Aziza) and Krystal. If I weren't so busy and distracted these days I would really concentrate on this project but for now, I will continue
  • A retrospective of my thesis project
    A retrospective of my thesis projectHey everyone, I just finished my thesis for my MSc in Data Science and AI for the Creative Industries from CCI. It was an entirely new experience for me, so I decided to talk about what I had learned in a blog post. I'm very new to blogging and was hoping to connect with people to discuss the topic and feedback. I also do anime-style illustrations as a (newbie) freelancer and would love to connect with others on that front as well. I hope all who read the blog post enjoy it :)
Work history
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    Course Support AdministratorUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    • In charge of data management and attendance registers for the BA Graphic Design course, responsible for extracting data from attendance software and visualising it in a readable report for academic and registry staff. • Responsible for communicating with external speakers and practitioners regarding engagement dates and contracts. • Tidying up and managing the course budget via data analysis techniques.
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    Anime IllustratorMyself so far!
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I do anime-inspired illustrations: I primarily focus on character art, both fanart of franchises and my own original characters. I am also good with character concept art. My socials include: Instagram: @christabelle_22 Tiktok: @christabells22 Pixiv: Christabelle Youtube: Christabelle Art (@Christabelleart22)
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Skills
  • Illustration
  • Python
  • Concept art
  • AI
  • Data Science
  • Adobe Creative Suite
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    MSc Data Science and AI for the Creative IndustriesUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    MSc Data Science and AI for the Creative Industries This course dealt with Python coding, data science techniques and AI; its application in the creative industries and data ethics and equality. Key modules of this programme include 'AI for Media', 'Intro to Data Science', 'STEM for Creatives', 'Personalisation and Recommendation', 'Natural Language Processing', etc. During my course, I used NLP techniques to prototype a search engine for images based on hashtags, I trained a General Adversarial Network (GAN) to produce generated images of handbags and prototyped a recommendation system for a bookstore catalogue, amongst other projects. My thesis project involved generative AI. I fine-tuned a stable diffusion model to produce sketches of character designs so that artists can use the output as inspiration during the concept art stage of their creative project. The main goal was to create a co-creative AI tool that would not hinder artistic workflows and give artists control over the technology (i.e. not automating the creative process).
    Queen Mary University of London logo
    Queen Mary University of London logo
    BSc (Hons) Economics, Statistics and MathematicsQueen Mary University of London
     - London, United Kingdom
    • First Class Honors • Key modules: Machine Learning, Computer Programming, Statistical Modelling • Used Python for a data analysis project in which I analysed and visualised COVID-19 data.