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Marco Antonio Velasquez III
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
Current Residence: Here and There in Los Angeles Ca.
Print preference: Death Metal, Thrash, and Prog Band Long Sleeves! & nice dress shirts (I know WRONG answer ;)
Favourite genre of music: Classical,Jazz,Rock,Soundtrack Scores,Progressive Rock/Metal,Death/Thrash Metal,Well crafted musics
Favourite photographer: Storm Thorgerson
Favourite style of art: Any! as long as it moves me, for myself, I love pencil!
Operating System: H A L 9 0 0 0
MP3 player of choice: HA! (like i can afford that)
Shell of choice: 7.62mm
Wallpaper of choice: Landry's eating Doughnuts (oh come on, you know!)
Skin of choice: Female
Favourite cartoon character: Any Top 40 band - hugo Chavez
Personal Quote: "Man makes mistakes of God"
Interests
Marco Antonio Velasquez III
Los Angeles/San Francisco/Bay Area/San Diego Ca.
Contact me through my DA account please.


Applying for:     
Highly motivated and enthusiastic Artist seeking employment utilizing
my professional talents in Illustration as a Conceptual Designer, and
Logo/Graphics.

Employment History:

Manifest Film
Los Angeles Ca. 2011 - 2014
Concept/Storyboard Designer On-Call
-Various Conceptual designs and Storyboards for Feature-Films, Shorts,
Music Videos and Commercials involving High-concepts.
-Created Storyboards and Concept Boards for the Film pitch "What Remains"
based on the Sony Playstation Game, which has garnered much press in the
gaming and Sci-Fi/Horror Film community.
-Techno Music Video Concept Design and Storyboards for a Sci-Fi/Android
related storyline, which includes; Props, Character/Costume Designs,
Various Robots and Androids with full turn-arounds.
-Concepts for Exotic Weapon designs for a Full-Feature Fantasy Film.

The Production Green
Woodland Hills/Hollywood Ca. 2009 - 2014
Conceptual Designer/Storyboard Artist On-Call
-Concept Art
 based on needs of Script written by Director that entailed
"Turn-arounds" of Characters, Costume, Weapons and Ship Designs for a
Sci-Fi Live-Action/Childrens Adventure Feature Film called "Junior Crew".
-Created Storyboards based on Script for the entire Film in development.


Great Light Entertainment
Beverly Hills/Hollywood Ca. 2010
Conceptual Artist/Storyboard Designer
-Concept Art created for a Model Reality Show Pitch that included
RV/Tour Bus Designs of Interior, Exteriors, Cutaways and Characterizations of Host Models.
-Creation of Illustrated Concept Boards for key moments of Show to
get a feeling of situations and personalities.
-Storyboards of basic storyline for pitch to show how Programme
would be presented in key scenes, as well as Hosts interaction.

Treacy Productions
Hollywood, CA. 2009
Illustrator/Storyboards/Conceptual Design
-Creation of Storyboards based on Screenplay for an Independent
Film Project.
-Entailed Action and Comedy being the main focus-to design unusual
and complicated Camera shots.
-Includes Pre-Production Design, to do location searching and environments for scenes.
-Worked closely with Director, Lead Cameraman and Cinematographer
in designing scenes/panels, created quick Thumbnails, onto Sketches,
then cleaned-up for final Storyboards (in Pencil).

Visual Magic Max
Los Angeles, CA.  2008 - 2009
Illustrator/Designer
-Creating various drawings and designs for Multi-media. Font, Props,
Banner, Logo/Title Montages, Environments, Structures and Character
designs that include Realistic and Cartoon styles.
-Turn-Arounds for Characters and various Objects including
Fonts/Lettering.
-Majority of work is hand-drawn in Pencils, Markers and touch-ups
in Adobe Photoshop, from Production Sketch's to Final Renders.
-Designs are then re-created in 3D animation by staff.
-Storyboards designed for Montages and Special Effects shots.

IF23 Productions/Pretty Poots Productions
Los Angeles, CA.  2004 - 2007/2010
Illustrator/Designer/Associate/Co-Writer
-Developed Various designs and ideas for Film, Animation, Video
games, Toys and other merchandise.
-Sketched and Comped Conceptual Art, from Spacecraft, Costume,
Characters, Props, Mech, Structures and Storyboards for various
Film and Animation genre's using Pencils and Photoshop mediums.
-Storyboarded and Conceptually designed for short film "the
Apartment".
-Also produced Logos for Montages/Titles, Layouts and Production
Paintings.
-Developed an original Anime influenced Live-Action Film that
included Conceptual Designs of Props/Weapons/Hardware and Concept/
Storyboards.
-Co-wrote and Created ideas for various Movie Scripts.

Tolchin Entertainment
San Diego, CA.  2004
Illustrator/Conceptual Artist
-Illustrated designs, Concepts for a Video Game proposal, and
created Storyboards for a Prelude Action sequence.
-Various Production Sketches and finalized designs for
Props/Weapons, Characters, Structures, Spacecraft and Vehicles,
in Pencils and Adobe Photoshop.

Bryant/Jungle Gear INC.
Garden Grove, CA.  1999 - 2002
Illustrator/Creator
-Illustrating and colouring of designs for T-shirts and various
Logos,which included the creation and illustration of an original
T-Shirt line using Various Inks, Pencils, Markers, including
Photoshop.
-Created Cartoon Characters to Graphic Designs for Urban-wear.

Iron Beach
Malibu, CA.  1997 - 1999
Illustrator/Creator
-Created Storyboards and Concept designs for Anime-Motion Picture
project and Designed an original Skatewear line that included
original Anime influenced Characters.
-Illustrated Production Pencil sketches that included Costume,
Character, Spacecraft, Mech Designs and "Turn-Arounds".
-Production Paintings for Animation and Commercial Pitches in
Photoshop and various mediums.
-Created an Original Script for an Anime Motion Picture project.

Square Soft USA (currently Square Enix in El Segundo)
Marina Del Rey, CA.  1996 - 1997
Illustrator/Conceptual Artist
-Devised Characters, Weapons/Props, Costume, Environments and
Creature Illustrations for the first three phases of the Critically
Acclaimed Horror Video Game "Parasite Eve".
-Produced Sketches, to Final Production Paintings in Photoshop.
-Created Storyboards, Scenarios based on preliminary Scripts that
became key scenes in the Final Production including original
Weapons and Ammunition.

Angel Studio (currently Rockstar in Carlsbad)
Carlsbad, CA.  1995 - 1996
Illustrator/Conceptual Artist
-Designed Textures, Backrounds, Vehicles and Logos for Video game
"Buggy Boogie" in which the team developed the modern “Suspension”
that Vehicles in Video Games employ today.
-Used various Pencils, Markers and on the job training for Adobe
Photoshop.

Creative Mediums and Experience:
Pencils, Paints, Markers and over 15 years experience in Adobe
Photoshop.  Proficient in traditional, as well-as Japanese Manga/
Anime styles.  Also experienced in Pin-up Illustrations.
A Display Artist for 2 years at Tower Records in Signage, and
Displays for Music Artists, hand cutting Foam-core, using
various Inks, Markers and winning Area Awards 5 times for Best
Displays. Band and Corporate Identity Logos, CD covers and Lay
-out; Graphic Artist in T-Shirt Industry; Mural Artist for a
ComicBook Store and 27 years experience as a Freelance Artist.



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Note to all you Lovers of ART and Music!!!!
If you use the "Sit Back" mode to watch my Art on a Reel (go to Gallery and thank you) you can listen to "Music" to
go along with it, please add it on a separate browser and enjoy!
Thank you all again, and I hope all the elements make your watching of my Art even more enjoyable.
For "Sit back and Relax" mode: www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCf8XQ… Be sure to "loop/repeat" it, enjOy
(Link is from YOUtube).
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  • Mood: Distracted
  • Listening to: was listening to Progulus.com
  • Reading: (editing)YOUtube PrOgulus TV Channel
  • Watching: pooter screen as it sucks the life out of my eyes!
  • Playing: the game of life (not the 60&#039;s/70&#039;s game
  • Eating: Today, maybe a Roast Beef Sand. w/Mozerrela!
  • Drinking: probably something with crushed Ice

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:iconfaustus70:
faustus70 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Professional Artist
hey thanx for the watch
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:iconrelativelyextreme:
RelativelyExtreme Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, I just wanted to let you know that Progulus radio is making for an awesome homework jam right now ;) thanks for suggesting it!!
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:iconmavartworx:
mavartworx Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
Awesome, knew you'd love it :D
Tell your friends :dance::music:!
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:iconrelativelyextreme:
RelativelyExtreme Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Shall do.
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soullsurfer Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Student Photographer
tnx ;)
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:iconmavartworx:
mavartworx Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Professional General Artist
VERY Welcome, awesome work :D
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albator Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very cool spaceships design
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:iconmavartworx:
mavartworx Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you soo much :wave:!
Thanks for leaving a comment and visiting my Shipyard! :gallery:
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ElaBraveHeart Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011
Hi Marco
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:iconmavartworx:
mavartworx Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
Hey there Ella!
Will have to checkout all your Art later today.
:gallery:
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