Hello, I'm Christian Holland ~ Designer ~ Illustrator ~ Animator ~ Video Editor ~ CG Modeler ~ Bodger.
  • Xbox360 Controller modded for the game Vertiginous Golf
  • Vertiginous Golf - PC game
  • Team Drift Cats - Mobile game
  • Some examples of Car modeling in 3D
  • Examples of effects makeup designs
  • Online comic artwork for Mohyow
  • Online brain training game Mindtree
  • A selection of personal videos on Vimeo
  • A selection of video work done for the project Vertiginous Golf
  • Trailer video for the project Team Drift Cats
  • Past project trailers and teasers
  • Landscape
  • Animals
  • Object
  • People

Illustration: strong CG skills and practical in producing concept to final artwork using a wide variety of software tools, a fast learner and believer in finding the right tool for the job rather than making the tool you know fit the purpose.

CG Artist: over 15 years experience in most major 3D and 2D packages and adapts easily to new technology, has a good understanding of anatomical/organic and geometric modeling as well as illustration and painting.

Animation: exhibits a extended knowledge of animation techniques from digital 3D/2D to stop motion and hand drawn.

Photography: has been engaged in photography for 25 years, educated in the original methods of film developing and photography as well as the current digital methods, shows a great understanding of composition and the technical ability to achieve a wide range of results.

Video: over 15 years plus of experience with professional editing suites, shows a great understanding of editing techniques, shot composition, storyboarding and directing.

Practical Artist: shows a good understanding of practical methods for creating artwork, sculptures and constructions outside the digital world.

Illustration

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe/Macromedia Flash, Adobe Illusrator, have experience with many other leading 2D design and illustration softwares

3D Modeling/Animation/Rendering

Lightwave 3D, Sculptris, Unity 3D, have experience with older versions of 3DS max, Maya, ZBrush, Mudbox and many others.

Photography

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom.

Game Design

Unity 3D, Adobe Flash.

Soft Skills

Adaptability, Learning new technology, Ability to incorporate criticism and feedback effectively.

Director

October 2009 - PresentLone Elk Creative

Founding Member of Lone Elk Creative, sister studio to Kinelco ltd, producing a wide variety of digital assets for use in Video games and other media. http://www.lone-elk.com/ Duties included: Concept Designs Gameplay 3D Digital Animation 2D Digital Animation 3D Digital Modelling 3D Texturing Graphic Design Logo Design Video Production Video Editing

Creative Director

November 2007 - October 2009Kinelco Ltd

Founding Member of Kinelco Ltd, an independent games development studio creating games and interactive media for PC, web and mobile. We have been developing games for over 15 years, and with a background in the animation and TV industry we bring a wealth of experience and expertise, along with a splash of eccentricity and originality to our creations. http://www.kinelco.com/ Duties included: Concept Designs Gameplay 3D Digital Animation 2D Digital Animation 3D Digital Modelling 3D Texturing Graphic Design Logo Design Video Production Video Editing

Lead Artist

January 1996 - April 2005Catalyst Pictures Ltd

Catalyst Pictures Ltd - award winning TV Commercials, Animation, Flash, Games, Web Development, Facebook and iPhone apps in the North West of England. Duties included: Graphic Design Logo Design 3D Digital Animation 2D Digital Animation 3D Digital Modelling 3D Texturing Cell/Drawn Animation Stop Motion Animation Video Production Video Editing

Glyndŵr University

1993 – 1995

Communication Studies, Art History, Film and Television, Animation, Art.

Whitefield College

1990 – 1992

Communication Studies, Art History, Art