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Tyler Johnson


Illustration for games and novels.

Services: Illustration | Concept Art | Graphic Design | Caricatures

Contact: TylerJanimator@gmail.com

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Tyler Johnson


Illustration for games and novels.

Services: Illustration | Concept Art | Graphic Design | Caricatures

Contact: TylerJanimator@gmail.com

Follow Me @SketchGeek : Instagram Facebook Tumblr Twitter

Stores: Etsy  Redbubble

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Artwork


Collection of illustrations and concept art.

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Artwork


Collection of illustrations and concept art.

Illustration


Character Designs

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Games


Game Illustrations

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Games


Game Illustrations

Ghostel: The Boardgame

Client: Tinkerbot Games

This is an indie game successfully funded on Kick Starter in Febuary 2016. I created all of the illustrations for the game. The characters on the cards are a combination of horror icons and caricatures of the backers. The game utilizes my cartoony and comical art style.


Tempest: Shards of the Gods

Client: Fox Tale Games

A new indie card game coming to kickstarter soon. It utilized a more realistic and sketchy style.

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Caricature


I'm available for commissions and live events such as parties and receptions. Please email me for questions and quotes. Thank you. TylerJAnimator@gmail.com

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Caricature


I'm available for commissions and live events such as parties and receptions. Please email me for questions and quotes. Thank you. TylerJAnimator@gmail.com

I'm available for digital caricature commissions and live events such as parties and receptions. Please email me for questions and quotes. Thank you. TylerJAnimator@gmail.com

Digital Caricature Illustration

Live Caricature

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For inquiries about contract projects, commission requests, or other art related questions.

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TylerJAnimator@gmail.com


For inquiries about contract projects, commission requests, or other art related questions.

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My Story:

My name is Tyler Johnson. I'm a freelance artist focusing on creating high quality illustrations and designs for games, novels, and personal commissions. I earned my Bachelors Degree in Illustration and Animation from the Illinois Institute of Art in 2008. After my educational adventure, I began my career as a professional caricature artist and developed my skills for a few years. While I enjoyed the environment and community, I felt I wanted to get back to my roots in games and animation. I took a position at a small studio called Game Refuge. I became a valuable resource creating promotional art, concept designs, and most of the animation. Unfortunately the studio had to close its doors without being able to release the games we were developing. Since then I've been on my own creating artwork primarily for independent board game developers. As a lover of traditional gaming myself, this is a field I felt was very complimentary to my skill set. 

Contact Me:

Contact me directly for contract work inquiries, commission requests, or art related questions.
Please email TylerJAnimator@gmail.com


Instagram: @SketchGeek

 
 

Skills/ Services

Illustration, Concept Design, Caricature, Sequential Art, Animation

Clients

Foxtale Games | "Tempest: Shards of the Gods"

Mythica Gaming | "Legends of Draxia"

Tinker Bots Games |  "Ghostel" 

Tripp Higgins | "Underlord" 

Iterative Games | "Contract Work"

Studio Game Artist

Game Refuge, Inc. | Animation, Concept Art, 3D Modeling

January 2013 – April 2014

Software

Adobe Photoshop, 3DS Max, Adobe Illustrator

Education

Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg, IL

B.F.A. Media Arts and Animation
Graduated in 2008

Original Art Prints