Max Hilbourne
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Max Hilbourne

IllustratorHaywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Max Hilbourne
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Max Hilbourne

IllustratorHaywards Heath, United Kingdom
About me
Illustrator, Animator, Writer from Mid Sussex, UK. Illustration 2020 Graduate at the University of Portsmouth. Instagram: redmaxieillustration
Projects
  • Made in Portsmouth
    Made in PortsmouthBelow is the artwork for a pop up book that depicts and celebrates the wide range of places, landmarks and events that make Portsmouth so unique. The piece was created digitally, focusing on its historical connections with the Navy, famous figures such as Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens. The University buildings representing Portsmouth as a place of learning and opportunities. Celebrating it's landmarks such as: Gunwharf Quays, Spinnaker Tower, the Historic Dockyard, Southsea Common, the War
  • Letter Face
    Letter FaceThis is a passion project I have using Typography to create faces out of text. The faces are of famous people and the words are songs/films or personal details about the artist making up their face.
  • Chatterbox Tile Installation
    Chatterbox Tile InstallationThis project was a volunteering job to help create a public installation that highlights the history of Portsmouth. The Illustrators who volunteered chose a specific topic and then created artwork that would be displayed on rotating tiles. My chosen topic was "Famous Faces" highlighting all of the famous people who'd gone to achieve big things. I chose people who are all associated with Portsmouth and/or its University because I wanted to inspire people to do big things, knowing that their heroe
  • First and Lasts
    First and LastsThe brief for this university project was to choose a number, then research and explore its significance. I chose the number one, associating it with the phrases "the first one" and "the last one". I used this to search up big moments in history that indicated the first of something and the last of something. For firsts I settled on Neil Armstrong 'the first man to walk on the moon'. For lasts I went with 'Sudan' the last Northern white rhinoceros; unfortunately as soon as I reached this deadlin
  • Self Bot
    Self BotThis was a Summer Project in which we had to make a self portrait of ourselves in a reality where humanity has evolved into robots. I created a puppet as I wanted to make something three dimensional and posable.
  • Animal Adventures Week Challenge
    Animal Adventures Week ChallengeI took part in a viral challenge called 'Animal Adventures Week' in which the organiser posted a topic over six days. On each day Illustrators who wished to take part would respond with an art piece based on each topic.
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Projects credited in
  • University of Portsmouth, BA(Hons) Illustration
    University of Portsmouth, BA(Hons) IllustrationThis year we celebrate not only the creative practice of our 2020 graduates but also the commitment, tenacity and professionalism that enabled them to respond with such positivity to the global pandemic and the challenges it brought. The course encourages students to consider the role and responsibility of an illustrator, with reference to authorial practice and social issues; the emphasis on research informs the content and specialism of their visual practice. The work of our graduates empl
  • Graduate Show 2020
    Graduate Show 2020This year we celebrate not only the creative practice of our 2020 graduates but also the commitment, tenacity and professionalism that enabled them to respond with such positivity to the global pandemic and the challenges it brought. The course encourages students to consider the role and responsibility of an illustrator, with reference to authorial practice and social issues; the emphasis on research informs the content and specialism of their visual practice. The work of our graduates empl
Skills
  • Illustration
  • Book Covers
  • Stop Motion
  • Children Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Puppet Making
  • Set Building
  • Set Design
  • Character Design
Education
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    University of Portsmouth logo
    Illustration BA (hons) University of Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Graduated with a First Class BA Honours degree in Illustration