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    Woodland Hills, CA

PATRICK OWSLEY creates cartoon art for licensing, publishing, advertising, logo design, character design, figural toy design and more! Clients include Hanna-Barbera (The Flintstones, Yogi Bear), Warner Bros. (Looney Tunes - Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck), Disney, Archie Comics, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Spumco (John K.), Classic Media (Underdog, Mr. Magoo, Felix the Cat), Funko, Bongo Entertainment (Simpsons Comics), East West Entertainment, Blast Entertainment and others.

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PATRICK OWSLEY Woodland Hills, CA 91367 818-703-7353 (studio) 818-324-2050 (cellular) e-mail : powsley@flash.net website: http://powsley.blogspot.com OBJECTIVE Seeking a permanent position or freelance opportunities utilizing my extensive knowledge and successful experience in illustration and the graphic arts. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Cartoon illustration for publishing, advertising, sequential art, character design, “established character” art, caricature, product design, animation “clean-up” art, logo design, various types of hand-lettering and portraiture. A highly motivated classic cartoon aficionado with excellent analytical and organizational skills, adept in developing excellent relationships with clients, consultants and co-workers. An outstanding record of being an energetic, inventive and reliable illustrator / graphic artist in past to present positions. EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts, Illustration; Columbia College Chicago; Chicago, IL. Various computer graphics courses, which include Illustrator and Photoshop. PROFESSIONAL HISTORY 2002 to present – Freelance Cartoonist, children’s book series Co-creator, Inker, Letterer, and Cartooning Instructor - Previously worked, and currently working on, various illustration and lettering projects for licensing,advertising, comic books, magazines, children’s books, greeting cards and public relations. Freelance work highlights include – - Co-created and illustrated the six-volume children’s book series, “Sports Tales”. The series was written by Shaun Gayle, retired veteran NFL player and member of the 1986 Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears. - Illustrated Cartoon Network coloring book covers for Golden Books. - Illustrated covers for “The Jetsons” segment for DC Comics’, “The Flintstones and The Jetsons” monthly comic book series. - Created the classic cartoon UNDERDOG style guide character art for Classic Media. Clients include - Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros., Disney, Bongo Entertainment (Simpsons Comics), Classic Media, Funko, East West DVD, Blast Entertainment, Miser Bros. Press, Golden Books, Archie Comics, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Chaos! Comics, Victor Books, Spumco September 1997 to December 2002 – Character Artist / Inker Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Burbank, CA - Created character art for Warner Bros. and Hanna-Barbera / Cartoon Network style guides and art programs. Also developed ideas, concepts and character art for style guide and art program proposals. Characters included Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety, Taz, The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, The Jetsons and Yogi Bear. Worked as a consultant to Warner Bros. Consumer Products designers on the research and reference materials used for the appropriate design style in relation to project demands. Consulted representatives of Warner Bros. Brand Assurance, assisting in establishing and achieving consistent quality on all licensee-submitted product designs and art. June 1996 to September 1997 – Product Designer Applause, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA - Designed and developed gift products and product graphics. Licenses worked on included Peanuts, Sesame Street, Warner Bros., Hanna-Barbera and Nickelodeon’s Rugrats. Worked with design teams consisting of management, engineering and quality control individuals to plan, organize, evaluate and finalize products into gift lines. May 1993 to January 1996 – Letterer / Illustrator Malibu Comics Entertainment, A Division of Marvel Comics, Calabasas, CA - Worked as an in-house Letterer providing hand-lettering for various monthly comic books. Responsibilities included logo design, illustration, art and lettering corrections. Responsible for co-managing the company art department and routing lettered comic pages to various editors and colorists. Worked as a continuity consultant and achieved continuity of story lines and characters.


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