I created this three-part storyboard as an education project based on The Ninth Gate (1999) in Photoshop CS3 with a Intuos3 4×5 Wacom Tablet in the spring of 2010. The focus of the project was on quickly employing storyboard conventions like visual direction for camera movement and breaking down the camera shots for a director and crew. I learned a lot through this project about the craft of visual storytelling.
Alex is available for freelance, internship, and contract positions. If you would like to work together, send an email to email@example.com.
Alex Bond grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, studied Psychology at Reed College in Portland Oregon, and completed a thesis project on Internet RPGs before discovering it was a lot more fun to draw cool things for the entertainment industry herself. She returned to the Bay Area in to earn her MFA in Illustration at the Academy of Art University and pursue a career in art. Her splendid knowledge about people, creatures, and history; her mad research skills; and excellent team playing nature are assets on any project.
Alex is passionate about the potential of digital art and interactive entertainment, and is deeply interested in the growth of both mediums. She believes art in the application of games serves to immerse the audience in a character’s point of view and is constantly searching for ways to enrich these mediums. She brings a unique and diversified perspective to her career as a digital concept artist, matte painter and compositing artist combined with regular jaunts out of the studio to practice traditional plein air painting.
MFA Candidate at the School of Illustration: Concept Art, Academy of Art University 2011-current
Graphic and Interactive Design & Art from Foothill College