Specialising in mixed-media, hand drawn and experimental styles, I am a 2D animator, illustrator and designer with a particular interest in social and educational projects. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ My work is always bold, expressive and playful, combining hand-made techniques and textures with digital editing. I love exploring new techniques and materials to suit new projects, and I'm keen to work closely with you to create something unique and exciting. My past experience includes short films; music videos; advertising; projections for events and theatre; motion graphics; community art and filmmaking; interactive artwork; social media content; illustrations and branding.

HollySummerson

Specialising in mixed-media, hand drawn and experimental styles, I am a 2D animator, illustrator and designer with a particular interest in social and educational projects. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ My work is always bold, expressive and playful, combining hand-made techniques and textures with digital editing. I love exploring new techniques and materials to suit new projects, and I'm keen to work closely with you to create something unique and exciting. My past experience includes short films; music videos; advertising; projections for events and theatre; motion graphics; community art and filmmaking; interactive artwork; social media content; illustrations and branding.

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Specialising in mixed-media, hand drawn and experimental styles, I am a 2D animator, illustrator and designer with a particular interest in social and educational projects.

Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup

My work is always bold, expressive and playful, combining hand-made techniques and textures with digital editing. I love exploring new techniques and materials to suit new projects, and I’m keen to work closely with you to create something unique and exciting.

My past experience includes short films; music videos; advertising; projections for events and theatre; motion graphics; community art and filmmaking; interactive artwork; social media content; illustrations and branding.

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Skills

GI
GIF
Il
Illustration
Mo
Motion Graphic
Mu
Music Video
Pr
Promo Video
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Experience Level

GIF
Expert
Illustration
Expert
Motion Graphic
Expert
Music Video
Expert
Promo Video
Expert
Short Film
Expert
Stop Motion Animation
Expert
Pencil Illustration
Expert
Charcoal Illustration
Expert
Gouache Illustration
Expert
Collage Illustration
Expert
Pen and Ink Illustration
Expert
2D Animation
Expert
Animation
Expert
Adobe After Effects
Expert
Adobe Illustrator
Expert
Adobe Photoshop
Expert
Adobe Premiere Pro
Expert
Poster
Expert
Lettering
Intermediate
Portrait
Intermediate
Infographic
Intermediate
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Language

English
Fluent

Education

BA Animation at Edinburgh College of Art
September 1, 2015 - July 31, 2019

    uniE621 Deaf Action - TV Advert
    An animated TV commercial for Deaf Action, focusing on isolation and the ways Deaf Action can support Hard of Hearing people. Charcoal and paper cut-out animation, created with STV Creative. https://www.twine.net/signin
    uniE621 Who I Am Now - Animation
    Charcoal animated segments for Who I Am Now - a short film by award winning director Jack Goessens.
    uniE621 Jack's Frosty Stories 4: Around The World
    Looping animated backdrops for Jack's Frosty Stories: Around the World' - a festive children's show by Coppice Theatre.
    uniE621 Moving Out Through Stars
    An interactive journey through the poetry of Edwin Morgan, with mixed-media animation, artwork and poetry readings inspired by his words and scrapbooks. https://www.twine.net/signin This project was funded by The Second Life Grants Scheme, in celebration of The Edwin Morgan Centenary. #animation #collage #2dAnimation
    uniE621 The Beginning
    Animated backgrounds to be projected as part of Coppice Theatre's show 'Science Adventures: In Space'. Clips included in this reel: https://www.twine.net/signin
    uniE621 Tales from a Haunted Bookshop
    Animation extracts: https://www.twine.net/signin Animated backgrounds projected during 'Tales from a Haunted Bookshop' - a children's Halloween show by Coppice Theatre. Hand-animated paper-cut animation.
    uniE621 Jack's Frosty Stories
    Animated extracts: https://www.twine.net/signin Animated backgrounds projected during 'Jack's Frosty Stories' - a children's theatre show for Christmas by Coppice Theatre. Hand-animated shadow puppet and chalk pen animation.
    uniE621 Birdwatching
    Trailer: https://www.twine.net/signin Two birdwatchers have the power to transform into birds. When one woman is called away, the other must learn to take off on her own. A mixed-media short combining charcoal, paint on glass and collage animation. Awarded the Exeter Phoenix Animation Commission 2018; Highly Commended Short at Hebden Bridge Film Festival 2019.
    uniE621 Acceptable Face
    Trailer: https://www.twine.net/signin “The sort of person who someone might say: ‘oh he’s gay, but he’s lovely!’” Acceptable Face is an animated discussion about the ‘ideal’ respectable queer person. How would they look, act, and let people know that they’re not “that kind of gay”? Based on a series of interviews with LGBTQ+ people, this experimental charcoal animation explores the pressure to be a ‘good example’, and the joy of refusing to conform. 'Best Scottish Short' at Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2019.

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