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Illustrator/ Designer/ AnimatorLondon, United Kingdom
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Daisy Link

Illustrator/ Designer/ AnimatorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Daisy Link is a London based illustrator, with a design background and strong interest in 3D and animation. As a recent graduate from Camberwell College of Arts, her most recent work demonstrates character driven storytelling, bringing her imaginary characters to life through motion, sound and dialogue in a story or animation. She is a visually creative person who can work across different disciplines, with an enquiring mind and playful approach to design.
Projects
  • Duck's RoutineMy characters daily routine.
  • Worm ChasingShort animation using Blender 2.8
  • Autoheads animationHere are 5 screenshots from my animation ‘Autoheads’. This animation was first showcased at the BA Illustration Degree show at Camberwell College of Arts. ‘Autoheads’ is a series of clips bringing my 5 3D printed characters ‘HEADS’ to life, using Cinema 4D. I used unexpected sounds to contrast with the seriousness of each character to add an element of surprise and make viewers laugh.
  • StickheadsTHIS IS IMPORTANT. This book showcases characters and situations from the land of the Stickhead. In this world, everything you say MUST be important., which is why Stickheads spend most of their time in total silence. Stickheads was self published in August, 2018. This book is where I first was able to put my storytelling into print, it was also picked for the South London Gallery’s Children’s Book Fair. I hand drew the character’s ‘stick-like’ bodies using ink, and contrasted the simple bla
  • 3D Printed HeadsHere are the scattered character births of 5 ‘HEADS’ and a ‘WORM’ throughout 2019. The 3D printing times ranged from 2 hours to 22 hours. These characters were born within the constraints of using a 3D programme (Cheetah 3D). OBJ files can be sent upon request so long as they are cared for.
  • Jealous WormA short story about the intense stare of jealousy coming from the eyes of a worm. Digitally printed on sugar paper, using a 3D rendered character and a grain effect. Published in June 2019.
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Work history
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    Part-time Shop assistant/StylistMaterial Gallery
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Part-time employee at small gift/card/print/book shop in Nunhead, London. Responsibilities include running the shop, cash handling, photographing products for the shop’s Instagram account, changing the window and shelf displays each week. I enjoy arranging and creating playful displays for customers to enjoy, by using my illustration skills and creating colour schemes, it is fun and feels like drawing! Reference: Lucy Payne (Owner), lucy@materialmaterial.com @materialgallery
    E-commerce AssistantModern Toss
     - Brighton, United KingdomFull Time
    Part-time employee at Modern Toss, cartoon artists and publishers. Responsibilities: fulfulling online sales, ensuring timely delivery for individual customers, preparing wholesale orders for delivery to shops. I learnt new skills using different software and how important it is to be accurate and communicate well for the business. I represented Modern Toss at exhibitions and Trade Fairs, communicating face to face with customers. Reference: Jani Gunn: jani@moderntoss.com
Skills
  • Cinema 4D
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Creative Storytelling
  • Character Development
  • Book Illustration
  • Animation Direction
  • Microsoft Office
  • Team Collaboration
Education
    BA (Hons) Illustration - First Class HonoursCamberwell College of Arts (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom