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Name: D.O.B: Address:

Leigh Wortley 12/06/1989 19 Barlby Road, Selby, North Yorkshire,

Exhibitions:

August-October 2011 Paris

YO8 5AB Tel: Web: Email:

+ 44 (0) 7875845173 www.leighwortley.co.uk hello@leighwortley.co.uk

Education:

Leeds College of Art BA (hons) Graphic Design 08 - June 11 (2:1) York College ND Graphic Design 06 - June 08 Merit, Merit, Distinction

Employment:

OK comics July - September 10 Briggate 19 Thorntons Arcade, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6LQ 0113 246 9366

Interests//hobbies:

Comic books, creative writing and learning to play the guitar.

Artoyz and Geek-Art Summer Blockbusterz Exhibition.

Published WorK:

IDW Womanthology holiday special. December 2001

Design Principle:

I am a narrative based designer with a focus on character concept and development with illustrative deliverables.

Specialist Skills:

Character Design Illustration Editorial Illustraton

Software Skills:

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Indesign Introduced to; Adobe Illustrator Adobe After Effects Quark Express Freehand

CONTACT &

INFORMATION


MARVEL MOVIE

NOVELIZATION

Re-design of the current Marvel Movie tie-in novels.


FASHION HERO

Gender neutral t-shirt designs for Marvel comics which can be applied across a range of apparel styles to fit all shapes/sizes/gender.


CREATORS COMICS CHARACTERS

A design context publication with interviews conducted with comic book creators and an exploration into characters and concepts.


HARRY POTTER

A re-branding of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series. To focus on the characters of Harry Potter, how they fit into the grand scheme of the story and their importance in it.


KID OMEGA

Blazer style t-shirts of the X-Men chacter ‘Kid Omega’. Using his iconic mutant slogan t-shirts with his school blazer to create the tuzedo t-shirt effect.


YOU ARE A PIRATE!

A stationary set based around a group of pirate characters. Was originally a submission for Frinton Press’ wrapping paper competition.


THE JEAN GREY SCHOOL FOR HIGHER LEARNING Simple character busts of x-men students from The Jean Grey School For Higher Learning.


STEREOTYPES

An investigation into fashion stereotypes and how we perceive each other within our peer groups and the assumptions we makes of others.


NEW SCIENTIST

Editorial illustration for the New Scientist magazine.


A VERY POTTER MUSICAL

Characters as they appeared in “Harry Potter: The Musical”, a two act musical parody that featured major elements from all seven books and an original score.



Portfolio 2012