TEACHING YOU: Rapid Illustration Techniques (in ZBrush, Photoshop & DAZ)
Sam R Kennedy, currently works as a Senior Artist for WMS Gaming, Inc., and as a freelance illustrator doing book, magazine and comic covers. As a former Ubisoft marketing artist, he has created artwork for the games of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Some of Sam's most interesting projects have included revamping the look and style of the book cover art for Disney's The Kingdom Keeper young adult series written by Ridley Pearson. In 2013 Random House Books will publish Sam's book on breaking into the video game industry. The book is about the different types of artists and animators that work in a video game production house.
In 2011, Sam's prolific style allowed him to complete over 70 illustrations including 21 covers for books and magazines.
"I live to draw! That’s where my personality comes out. Through art I share my sense of humor, my love of action and color, and my taste for a well-drawn figure. I love the entertainment industry because of the loud dramatic pictures it allows me to draw"
Published Game Titles:
- TomClancy’s Ghost Recon
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- TomClancy’s Rainbow Six
- Petz, Imagine
- America’s Army
- Men of Valor
- Medal of Honor: Allied Assault