Thursday, August 31, 2006

Profile / Bio

Name: Jennie Yuen
Occupation: Freelance Artist & Photographer
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Email: jennieyuen [at] gmail [dot] com

Jennie Yuen was born as a gifted artist who started drawing still life images with pencils at the age of eight. She is now a freelance artist and a photographer with over 20 years of experience. She bought her first Wacom Tablet in 2006 and her passion for digital art grew since then. And from looking through art books and magazines displaying works from various artists, it had inspired her to continue her passion in both art and photography. Jennie has worked with several clients in the past.

Now as a stay-home mom of one, she teaches her toddler the creativity of art and hope that one day he will follow her footsteps as a professional artist.

Education: Langara, BC Institute of Technology, and self-taught through books, videos & online references.
Awards: 3D Animator Certificate, Graphic Design Certificate, Highschool Art Award Scholarship, Various magazine features/publications, Various Carshow Competition Trophies
Publications & Features ImagineFX Magazine, Amazing Events Art Magazine, CG Waves (online community), Addicted Hobby (online community), CG Society, DeviantArt, Shadowness
Experience: She has a big passion for art since childhood and have gained many, many years of design experience; experienced with programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, 3D Studio Max, and more.
Goals: Her goal is to gain further experience and skills in the graphic & arts industry as well as to create fantastic artwork for any event or occasion. My future plan is to work on game art design and/or visual effects for the film & entertainment industry. She intends to continue with her artistic talent and create digital artwork. With motivation from friends, family, clients, and fellow artists, Jennie is always learning new ways to improve.
Inspired by: Video & Computer Games (such as World of Warcraft, Aion, Guild Wars, Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy), 3D Graphics, and animated movie series (such as Disney Cars & Cars 2, Transformers, Harry Potter series, X-Men series)

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