1. Anthony Hope-Smith

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    Anthony Hope-Smith is a London-based writer, illustrator, storyboard artist and comic artist. He has storyboarded for BBC television series, Being Human and web series, Resonance. He illustrated the graphic biography of journalist Hunter S. Thompson, Gonzo, and Image Comics mini-series, The Dream Merchant.

    Hope-Smith studied Animation at Surrey Institute Of Art And Design. Graduating in 2001, he has worked professionally for over a decade. In that time has created visuals for advertising campaigns, book covers, and children’s book. His first love, however, has always been comics and in 2010, his first graphic novel was released. Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson was written by Will Bingley and published by SelfMadeHero. It tells the extraordinary life and public perception of the counterculture icon. Gonzo was praised by critics, readers, and Thompson fans alike.

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  2. Manga Mondays ~ Kim Ettinoff

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    Kim Ettinoff is a French illustrator based in Lille, France. He currently works for video games developers and interactive entertainment company Ankama as a visual development artist and art director.

    Ettinoff studied at Animation, Interactive Technology, and Video Graphics at ESAAT Roubaix. He graduated in 2005 and by the following year he had joined Ankama working as a character designer and animator. He has worked on the popular MMORPG games WAKFU and DOFUS.

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  3. Between Times

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    Between Times is an award-winning fairy tale short directed by Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter. It is a blend of traditional stop-motion techniques with innovative digital animation techniques. It has been screened at more than 80 film festivals and has won 10 awards.

    The film is told through the perspective of a cuckoo clock on the wall of a bakery to illustrate the relativity of time. The clock narrates the events it witnesses unfolding from the forming and evolving of a relationship to the daily repetition of bread being sliced.

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  4. Jeff Victor

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    Jeff Victor is an illustrator and character designer based in Los Angeles, California. He is best known for his comical pop-culture character evolutions and his “adorkable” re-imaginings. His work has been displayed in galleries all over the world.

    Victor studied art and design at the University of Kansas. He has worked with many notable companies including Cartoon Network, Nick Jr. Animation, Warner Bros Animation, HBO, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Playstation 2, and MTV. While working with Warner Bros. Animation he created development artwork for TV shows including Loonatics: Unleashed, Thundercats, and Scooby Doo.

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  5. Vicki Turner

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    Vicki Turner is a British designer and illustrator based in Devon. Working in branding, product design, and illustration for clients including The Times, Disney/Pixar, Cartoon Network, Baku Magazine, Eighty Eight Journal and Shop Magazine.

    Turner grew up in a cottage on the coast of North Devon, and after wandering the world has recently returned to Devon. A few of the places she visited on her travels were Costa Rica, Indonesia, Finland, and North Carolina. Upon returning she founded Feist Forest. Where she, along with Ben Algar, Ben Sutton and Tom Sutton create beautiful sustainable wooden work tables and studio wares.

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  6. Laura Bifano

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    Laura Bifano is an illustrator based in Vancouver, Canada. She has worked as a concept artist, storyboard artist, and editorial illustrator. She has exhibited in multiple gallery shows including Thinkspace, Spoke, Gallery 1988, Nucleus, and the Los Angeles Municipal gallery. Her clients include Hasbro, Boom! Studios, The Washington Post, The Calgary Herald and Parks Canada.

    Bifano grew up on the rainy pacific northwest of Canada, running around and drawing pictures. Spending her summers with family in logging camps out in the middle of the woods. I am sure we can all agree, that sounds incredible. She studied at the Alberta College of Art and Design, and graduated in 2008.

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  7. Tom Haugomat

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    Tom Haugomat is an illustrator and director based in Paris, France. Initially working in animation, recently he has focused on illustration. His work has been featured in publications including Air France Magazine, Revue XXI and Le Monde. He is represented by illustration agency, Handsome Frank.

    Haugomat, born and raised in Paris, studied at the prestigious Parisian school of the visual arts, Gobelins. There he met Bruno Mangyoku, with whom he made the short films Jean-François, Pest, and a tribute to Drive.

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