Melanie Townsend
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Melanie Townsend

-IllustratorSouthend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Melanie Townsend
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Melanie Townsend

-IllustratorSouthend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
About me
Illustrator from the South-East of England. I love to create story-driven narratives and fantastical scenes and characters. I have experience in game art and educational illustration. I can work in different art styles, and have adapted to suit certain commissions and jobs in the past. You can visit my website at www.melanietownsend.co.uk or contact me via the following: -Instagram @melanietown -melanietownsend1998@gmail.com
Projects
  • Lighting Exploration
    Lighting ExplorationDigital portrait with a focus on lighting and mood.
  • Mushroom Friend
    Mushroom FriendCharacter art created with Procreate.
  • Painterly Portrait Study
    Painterly Portrait StudyExercise in creating a more traditionally-styled digital piece.
  • Photo Study
    Photo Study
  • Tree Spirit | Animated GIF
    Tree Spirit | Animated GIFThis is an animation of a character that I created.
  • Protector | Character Art
    Protector | Character ArtPortrait of two characters with a narrative element .
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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
Work history
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    2D ArtistMelanietown Art Ltd.
    United KingdomFreelance
    Started this company through which I have worked with clients such as Might and Delight to create high-quality 2D game assets.
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    Textbook IllustratorOaka Books
     - Southend-on-Sea, United KingdomFreelance
    In this job, I created educational and engaging illustrations for children with reading difficulties.
Skills
  • Analogue Drawing
  • Digital Drawing
  • Digital Artwork
  • Digital art
  • Digital Arts
  • Painting Illustration
  • Painting
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Character Concept
  • Character Art
  • Character Illustration
  • Character Design
  • Cartoon Character
  • Clay Sculpting
  • Sculpting
  • Sculpture
  • Comic Art
  • Comics
  • Comic
  • Comic Book
  • Comic Books
  • Comic Illustration
  • Comic Drawing
  • Comic Strips
  • Sequential Art
  • Narrative Illustration
  • 2D Artist
  • Game Art
Education
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    University of Portsmouth logo
    Illustration BA (hons) University of Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom