Based in New Zealand, John provides visual effects and visual development for film, TV and animation. Using digital and traditional tools he has provided services both remotely and in house.
Born in Stoke-on-Trent, England, John trained at The Northern School of Art and Design in the North of England. He studied design & crafts in the entertainment industries, focusing on set design. Providing many services to make him a versatile artist in various mediums, John has a proven record in entertainment design and creative direction. Maintaining a strong foundation in the customary arts, displaying a portfolio across many disciplines.
As well as visual effects John provides services to the themed, entertainment and animation industries such as sculpting, model making, scenic painting and prop making. Working at multiple scales and with varied subject matter.
• Traditional and Digital painter, sketch artist.
• Concept Design and Visual development.
• Digital Matte Painting / 2.5/3D Camera Projections
• Sculpting, 3D Modeling, Texturing and Camera animation.
• Environment Design and creation.
Create 2.5D and 3D digital matte paintings, environments and set extensions for feature films.