Thank you for viewing my online portfolio. I am a visual artist with over 15 years of experience in Illustration, Design, Costume Design, Sculpture, & Mold Making. Please feel free to contact me at Regards, Richard Leggatt

Work Samples

  • Design and illustration

  • Drawing samples

  • Costume & Concept

Work History

Profile: Highly versatile and experienced designer with both formal education and applied knowledge as an Illustrator, Designer and fabricator. Focused and imaginative creative problem solver with a keen ability to work within tight deadlines. A dedicated team player with a high standard of quality, consistency and attention to details in all aspects of the creative process. Education: The Ontario College of Art. Majored in Communication and Design. Graduate, Diploma. Humber College. Graphic Design for Print and Web. Graduate, Certificate. Software Skills: Adobe InDesign Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Premiere Pro Adobe After Effects Dreamweaver Flash HTML CSS Professional Experience: IA Clarington Investments Inc. - Toronto, ON 2010 - Present Graphic design for print & web. Hartford Investments - Toronto, ON 2009 - 2010 Print & web design. Kropserkel Inc. – Toronto, ON 2001 – Present Creating and supplying costumes and props primarily to the North American film and television industry. • Costume and prop design, conceptual illustration for Film, TV, Media and Private Commissions. • Created initial illustrations and conceptual plans for clients. • Designed prototypes for original props for movies and television. • Recreating replica movie character costumes. • Casting and mold making using materials such as resin, fiberglass, latex, silicone and stone • Special makeup application and costume maintenance while working on set. Designed and manufactured Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR): • Responsible for product development, assembly and testing. • Created concept illustrations for the design stage of GPR products. • Mold maker and mechanical assembler of GPR. • Marketing illustrations for information brochures and instructional software. • Portraits as part of company gift packages for retiring employees. Constantin Film Produktion – Toronto, ON 2003: Costume fabrication/Make-up Effects Technician for Resident Evil: Apocalypse (film): Preproduction (10 weeks): • Key member of the effects crew responsible for creating the “Nemesis” character costume. • Life casting the actors. • Sculpting, molding, silicone casting and final assembly of costume. Production (6 weeks): • Special Makeup Effects Technician for the “Nemesis”, dressing the actors and applying makeup. • Daily maintenance and repair of costumes. Freelance Illustration – Toronto, ON 1994 – Present: Clients include: On Spec Magazine (Editorial Illustration) Stan Nicholls: Orcs Omnibus (book cover), Draxhall Jump (Comics and Toy Design), Visceral Studios and Detonator Canada (Comics). References available upon request


The Ontario College of Art & Design