Marco Antonio Velasquez III
Los Angeles/San Francisco/Bay Area/San Diego Ca.
Contact me through my DA account please.
Highly motivated and enthusiastic Artist seeking employment utilizing
my professional talents in Illustration as a Conceptual Designer, and
The Production Green
Woodland Hills/Hollywood Ca. 2009 - Present/On Call
Conceptual Designer/Storyboard Artist
-Concept Art based on needs of Script written by Director that
entailed "Turn-arounds" of Characters, Costume and Ship Designs for
a Sci-Fi Live-Action/Kid Friendly Film Feature Pitch.
-Created Storyboards based on Script and Rough Thumbnails for Key
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.
Hollywood, CA. 2009
-Creation of Storyboards based on Screenplay for an Independent
-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
-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
-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
-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
-Also produced Logos for Montages/Titles, Layouts and Production
-Developed an original Anime influenced Live-Action Film that
included Conceptual Designs of Props/Weapons/Hardware and Concept/
-Co-wrote and Created ideas for various Movie Scripts.
San Diego, CA. 2004
-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
-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
-Created Cartoon Characters to Graphic Designs for Urban-wear.
Malibu, CA. 1997 - 1999
-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
-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
-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
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.
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).