I have been working as a freelance commercial artist for the past twenty years. In that time I have had the opportunity to work with a variety of companies on a wide range of projects. Including designing toys for Star Trek, Batman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and many others. Some other projects have included: textile design, character design, web site visualization, logo design, book and game illustration, and, of course, comics. My love for the Comics medium has led me to do everything from penciling, to inking and coloring. I have even worked as an assistant to a small press publisher where my duties led me to several positions, including working as a production head and editor. The majority of my work in the field of comics has been as a colorist and/or inker.
Companies I have done work for include:
Time Magazine, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Scholastic Books,
Upper Deck/Marvel Entertainment, Avatar Press, IDW Publishing, Kenzer and Company,
Dynamite Entertainment, Heroic Publishing, Layne Morgan, Breygent Marketing
Hurricane Entertainment, Nimbus Studios, Alias Entertainment, Impact Studios
3J Productions, Digital Webbing Presents, Morpheus Forge Entertainment
Shades One Studios, VH Comics, Pariah Productions, Fantasy Flight Games
Playmates Toys, Spartacus Publishing, Bronze Man Comics
Some of the comic titles I have worked on for the above publishers include:
Stargate, Emma, Wake the Dead, Friday the 13th, Medieval Lady Death,
Dungeons & Dragons, Stranger Than Fiction, Flare, Nukes, Red Sonja
In 2004-2005 I once again worked with Nimbus Studios on several titles for Avatar Press. Including covers and pin-ups for Lady Death, Medieval Lady Death, Friday The 13th and Belladonna. As well as covers and interiors for Stargate.
In 2006-2007 I worked on Red Sonja projects for Dynamite Entertainment. I also worked with Heroic Publishing, Layne Morgan, Breygent Marketing, and worked on a new set of cards for Fantasy Flight Games. At the end of 2007 I worked on two new sets of illustration cards for Breygent Marketing.
In 2008 - 2010 The Breygent cards came out as well as some new sets for Fantasy Flight Games. I also produced card illustrations for the Warlord CCG. I have become an inker on The Phantom for Egmont and Frew with penciller Sal Velluto. Sal and I have also collaborated on several magazine illustrations.
I produced 300 illustrations for the Iron Man 2 movie card set for Upper Deck and Marvel Entertainment. I've also contributed to three new collectible card sets for Breygent Marketing. Including a set of over-sized San Diego Comic-Con exclusive cards for the 2010 Comic-Con.
In 2011 I worked on the movie tie-in collectible card sets for Thor and Captain America for Upper Deck/Marvel Entertainment.
In 2012-2013 I have worked on The Walking Dead card set for Cryptozoic Entertainment. I have also done several sets for DC/Cryptozoic Entertainment including: DC the New 52, DC Batman: The Legend, DC Superman: The Legend, and DC Comics The Women of Legend. I produced base card illustrations as well as sketch cards for this set. In 2011 and 2012 I was included in a nomination for a Hugo Award for my work on Schlock Mercenary (schlockmercenary.com). We have recently received another nomination for the 2013 Hugo Awards.
I worked with Hi-Fi Design from 2007 to 2010. Through Hi-Fi I have had the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects for both book and comic book publishers, with a variety of rendering styles. Some of those projects include these titles for DC Comics:
Action Comics, Superman, Superman: New Krypton, Worlds Finest, Magog,
Wonder Woman, Justice Society of America, Blackest Night: Titans
Titans, Oracle, Nightwing, Booster Gold, Birds of Prey,
Solomon Grundy, 52 Aftermath: The Four Horsemen, Countdown to Final Crisis,
Some titles for other publishers include:
Angel, Spectacular Spider-Man (UK), Transformers (UK), Marvel Super Heroes (UK)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (UK), WWE Summer Smashdown (UK)
Ben 10, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens Movie Adaptation
I am a classically trained artist with a full traditional studio as well as a modern digital studio. I am familiar with and equipped to download and upload files via ftp programs, scan original art, process through digital art programs, and save files to high capacity CD or DVD. I am an experienced; deadline oriented professional who believes in clear communication for a smoother work-flow.
- Travis Walton