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Concept Artist, Illustrator, Fine Artist, Matte Painter
I have 17 years experience as a commercial artist working for the film industry. Notable assignments include Lord of the Rings films 1 & 2, The Fifth Element, Superman Returns, Knowing and recently, concept artwork for The Wolverine and Maze Runner.
I have also illustrated book covers for the publishing industry.
I can also be found on the web here:
Blog - http://www.ankaris.com/blog
Photography - http://www.behance.net/Ankaris
Science Fiction Oil Painting
Oil Painting - Other
Freelance Artist, Illustrator
- Jan 2005 - Present (8 years 11 months)
Freelance Artist, Illustrator for the publishing industries.
Fine Artist for private commission.
Visual Development, Matte Painting & Concept Art for Film/TV projects.
Concept Artist - The Wolverine
- Fox Filmed Entertainment
- Jul 2012 - Oct 2012 (3 months)
Concept Artist on The Wolverine at FOX Studios Sydney.
Creative Director and co-founder
- Emerald City Design
- Jun 2002 - Jun 2004 (2 years)
Co-founder of Emerald City Design.
Director, VFX Designer, Matte Painter, Concept Artist
- Weta Digital
- Nov 2000 - Jun 2002 (1 year 7 months)
Senior Matte Painter at Weta Digital for Lord of the Rings, films 1 and 2.
- Garner Maclennan Design
- Jul 1998 - Oct 1999 (1 year 3 months)
Matte Painter on Farscape TV series, season 1.
Season 1, Episode 1: Premiere
Season 1, Episode 2: Exodus from Genesis
Season 1, Episode 4: Throne for a Loss
Season 1, Episode 6: Thank God It's Friday, Again
Season 1, Episode 8: That Old Black Magic
Season 1, Episode 9: DNA Mad Scientist
Season 1, Episode 10: They've Got a Secret
Season 1, Episode 11: Till the Blood Runs Clear
Season 1, Episode 12: The Flax
Season 1, Episode 13: Rhapsody in Blue
Season 1, Episode 14: Jeremiah Crichton
Season 1, Episode 16: A Human Reaction
Season 1, Episode 19: Nerve
Season 1, Episode 20: The Hidden Memory
Season 1, Episode 21: Bone to Be Wild
Season 1, Episode 22: Family Ties
- Complete Post
- Jun 1997 - Jun 1998 (1 year)
Matte Painter, mostly TVC's.
- Digital Domain
- Apr 1996 - Apr 1997 (1 year)
Matte Painter on: The Fifth Element, Red Corner
- Photon Stockman
- 1997 - 1997
- Australian Defence Industries
- Jan 1985 - Oct 1990 (5 years 9 months)
Completed four year apprenticeship as Radio Tradesman with the DOD, Ammunition Factory Footscray/ Australian Defense Industries and almost two years as qualified Electronic Tradesman.
- BA Illustrative Photography
- 1991 - 1994