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ARTIST SUMMARY

Kris Kelly is a Lead/Senior Character Artist with more than 10 years of Industry experience creating Characters, Creatures, and additional Assets in the Visual Effects Industry. He has worked on projects ranging from Film, Television, Game Cinematics, Commercials, Mobile, as well as VR. He is skilled at Hard Surface Modelling and Organic Modeling and is well versed in creating both realistic and stylized characters.

Kris is an experienced artist who has worked for some of the industry's most high-profile companies. He has experience as a Texture Artist, a background in 3D animation, hard surface modeling, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He works extremely hard to sharpen his skills and expand his knowledge base.


As an artist with a background as a 3D generalist, Kris Kelly's skills set is not limited to character creation and 3d modeling, but spans across the visual effects industry. If you are involved in a 3D project of any kind and feel my services could assist you, please feel free to contact me in any of the ways possible that are available on this website.

STUDIO EXPERIENCE

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Lead Character Artist at COSA VFX

January 2019 - Present


Lead Character Artist at Synchrony Studios
July 2017 - September 2017

Senior Character Artist at Buddha Jones
February 2017 - May 2017

Senior Visual Effects Artist at The Mill
October 2016 - December 2016

Lead Character Artist at Wildlife
March 2016 - April 2016

Senior Character Artist at Encore VFX / Deluxe Entertainment
September 2015 - January 2016


Senior Character Artist at Blur Studio
February 2015 - June 2015

Digital Sculptor, 3D Modeler, Texture Artist, Lookdev Artist at Digital Domain 3.0
March 2014 - May 2014

Lead Texture Artist, Creature Artist at Creative Differences
May 2010 - March 2011

 


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts
3D Animation, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2006

PUBLICATIONS

AWARDS

The Unseen Cost :: CGSociety.org, Choice Award
The Unseen Cost :: ZBrushCentral, Top Row Gallery
The Unseen Cost :: CGFeedback.com, Top Row Award
The Unseen Cost :: 3DTotal.com, Excellence Award
The Unseen Cost :: ZF3D.com, Gold Award
The Unseen Cost :: CGVILLA.com, The Gallery

Django Unchained :: CGSociety.org, Editor's Showcase
Django Unchained :: 3DTotal.com, Excellence Award
Django Unchained :: CGArena.com, Excellence Award


Idris Elba 3D Portrait :: CGFeedback.com, Top Row Award
Idris Elba 3D Portrait :: CGArena.com, Excellence Award

A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing :: CGSociety.org, Editor's Showcase
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing :: 3DTotal.com, Excellence Award
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing :: DopeAwards.com, Dope Award
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing :: CGArena.com, Excellence Award

The Revolutionary :: ZBrushCentral, Top Row Gallery
The Revolutionary :: CGSociety.org, Editor's Showcase
The Revolutionary :: CGFeedback.com, Top Row Award
The Revolutionary :: 3DTotal.com, Excellence Award
The Revolutionary :: CGArena.com, Excellence Award
The Revolutionary :: DopeAwards.com, Image of the Year Award

KRISKELLY3D@GMAIL.COM

912 . 713 . 6535

GREATER LOS ANGELES, CA AREA

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