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S.w. Rand
S.w. Rand
Freelance Illustrator/Concept Artist
hartford, United States

Summary

Professional Profile:

Published in the juried annual publications such as SPECTRUM: Fantastic Art #26 & Infected by Art: #9

​S.W. (Steve) Rand is a digital artist and illustrator with extensive experience in various disciplines. Working professionally for over 10 years in various creative fields from New media to Illustration.

Digital Skills:
Marvelous Designer, Blender, Cinema 4d, Octane, Keyshot, Z brush, full adobe creative suite, substance painter, and 3d coat.

​Education:
Personal Mentorship with Paul Scott Canavan
Summer '21

​Visual Arts Passage Mentorship - Spring/Summer '19
Studied under Kieran Yanner & Jason Felix

Illustration Academy '19
Studied under Karla Ortiz, Wesley Burt, Jon foster & George Pratt

​Hartford Art School, The University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
BFA in New Media
2004-2008

Skills

Motion Graphics3D Modeling3D PrintingCharacter ModelingCharacter DesignGraphic DesignVideo EditingFilm Editingconcept artillustration3d

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Blender
Blender
Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
Illustrator
Illustrator
Keyshot
Keyshot
Photoshop
Photoshop
Substance 3D Designer
Substance 3D Designer
ZBrush
ZBrush
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer

Productions

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    • Book
      20k Leagues Under the Sea
    • Year
      2022
    • Role
      Lead Illustrator
    • Company
      Easton Press
  • Finalfinal netnew
    • Board & Card Games
      Pathfinder
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Creature and Character design
    • Company
      Paizo Publishing