Malcomb Sterling 3D - Illusration
2574 Lime Ave Long Beach Ca. 90806
Phone: 562 . 537 . 8020

In a Nutshell:

Mad Digital Skills:
 Maya, Zbrush, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Quark, Flash, and After Effects, current versions, in both Macintosh or PC platforms. Old School: gouache, watercolor, acrylic, oil, marker, pen and ink, airbrush. What: Scenic painting, murals, storyboards, illustrations, concepts and presentations.

Areas of Expertise

2-D/3-D Animation

Supervised creation of 3-D and 2-D Flash-integrated graphics for interactive automotive training modules for Technicians. This involves an extensive understanding of auto-mechanics. Teamed with copywriters, maintained digital resource libraries, and partnered with Flash programmers for logics and continuity.

Interactive Publishing

Lead illustrator, coordinating designers to create specific �on model� characters rendered in various positions with differing backgrounds, combined with electronics to create educational interactive textbooks for E.S.L. students.


Using traditional methods (pen and ink, gouache and watercolor), designed and executed illustrated clue props for the television series, �Treasure Hunter.� Designs included 19th century maps, lettering, flags and other vintage materials. Also included digital media for scanning, manipulation, distressing and exporting.

Concept Artist

Visual translator of written scripts for feature films, commercials and game developers. Executed (pencil and marker) storyboards, up to 35 frames a day, rendered in color.

Agency Digital/Traditional Illustrator

Managed comprehensive, in-house illustration department, responsible for creating presentations and e-mailable animatics, utilizing traditional media and digital software for numerous clients, including Mervyn's, Beechnut, Boston Market, and Princess Cruises.

Education & Training

California State University at Long Beach. � BFA, Illustration 1993
Art Center College of Design � Illustration 1997
BookShop � Advertising 2003
Gnomon School of Visual Effects � Maya & Zbrush 2008

Partial Client List

HONDA of AMERICA (Contract)
NBC � TV (Freelance)
ORIGINAL FILM ("Babysitter Wanted" Jonas Barnes, Director)
WARNER BROTHERS ("One Man's Hero" Lance Hool, Director)
SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT ("The Big Hit" Kirk Wong, Director)
MIRAMAX FILMS ("Phantoms" Joe Chappelle, Director)
PARAMOUNT PICTURES ("Kiss The Girls" Gary Fleder, Director)
PRESSMAN FILMS ("Crow 2" Tim Pope, Director)