Louis Byrne

Louis Byrne

Freelance Illustrator/DesignerLeeds, United Kingdom
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Louis Byrne

Louis Byrne

Freelance Illustrator/DesignerLeeds, United Kingdom
About me
I am an Illustrator and Designer based in the UK. I love brand development and creating strong visual identities for clients. I have experience developing artwork, animation and promotional material for clients across the music Industry including Domino Records, Leeds based agency Super Friendz and a selection of great Independent Labels. Contact me at louisbyrne44@gmail.com if you'd like to work together or collaborate.
  • 3D Characters
    3D CharactersA personal project developing stylised 3D characters
  • Motion Design Loops
    Motion Design LoopsPersonal project exploring 3D motion design and colourful, looping motion graphics.
  • Hookworms Microshift Album Design
    Hookworms Microshift Album DesignI designed the album artwork and packaging for 'Microshift' by Hookwrms. The deluxe edition of the album included a screen-printed insert and a patterned slipcase. The artwork was adapted for marketing and promotional materials and inspired several music videos.
  • Proposed Blanket Designs - Personal Work
    Proposed Blanket Designs - Personal WorkThis is a personal project that developed from my applications for the Slowdown Studio blanket competition. The Illustrations were developed to work well as bold and contemporary fabric designs.
  • New Death Symposium - Animated Posters
    New Death Symposium - Animated PostersI created a series of Illustrations and animations for the New Death Symposium at Leeds International Festival. The Illustrations were made to accompany a set of lectures covering topics including: Transhumanism, Memorialised Social Media and Human Composting. The Illustrations were originally made to be displayed in a print booklet but, following the festival being postponed, will now be shown online. The work was made to be futuristic and sleek, while avoiding cliche representations of death
  • VICE News Editorial Illustration
    VICE News Editorial IllustrationEditorial Illustration for VICE News for the article, The Incident on the A-Road. "In a remote part of the Olympic Peninsula, a local gun shop owner became convinced that antifa was coming. What happened next: paranoia, accusations, and a bizarre standoff deep in the woods." Art Direction by Jacqueline Lin, Article written by Anna Merlan
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Work history
    IllustratorLouis Byrne Illustration
    United KingdomFreelance
    Since 2017, I have been self employed as a freelance Illustrator. Specialising in brand identity, editorial illustration and design for the music industry.
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    VICE logo
    Editorial IllustrationVICE
     - United KingdomFreelance
    I created an editorial illustration for the article, 'The Incident on the A-Road' for VICE News
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  • Digital Design
  • Photoshop
  • Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
  • Print Design
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Cinema4d Basics
  • After Efects
  • Music Artwork
  • Promotional Design
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    Leeds Arts University logo
    BA (Hons) Illustration First ClassLeeds Arts University
     - Leeds, United Kingdom
    Graduated from Leeds Arts University with a first class grade in Illustration.