Meaghan Tosi

Illustrator

Résumé

OBJECTIVE:

To work as an illustrator, creating children’s books, graphic novels, and various other illustrations.

EDUCATION:

2013-2017 | Laguna College of Art and Design | Laguna Beach, CA
BFA in Animation, focused on stop-motion.

EXPERIENCE:

2017-2018 | “6,000 Doughnuts” – Middle Grade Novel | Freelance
Creating 50+ traditional black-and-white book illustrations with backgrounds, items, and characters to emphasize desired story points within the novel.

2016 July | Cartoon Network [Animation Jam] | Burbank, CA
Working with two other selected students from my school, among several teams from schools across the country, to create a well thought out and skilfully executed short animation, based on an idea prompt given by the co-creators of OK.KO.

PROJECTS:

2016-2017 | Senior Film – Dream Logic | LCAD
Worked alone under the advisement of ex-Disney animators, David Pruiksma and Michael Show, to create a three-minute stop-motion animated short film.

Official Selection: Portland Film Film Festival
Official Selection: Academy Award Qualifying (for animation) Foyle Film Festival

2015 Summer | Stop-Motion Master Class | LCAD
Worked with eleven other accepted students under industry professional advisement, Stephen Chiodo, to create an eight-minute stop-motion animated short film.
Currently screening in film festivals.

SKILLS:

  • Traditional and Digital Illustration
  • Stop-Motion Animation [including puppet and set fabrication, lighting, animating, compositing, and special effects]
  • Traditional Hand-Drawn Animation [2D]
  • Proficient Software: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, and Dragonframe.
  • Ability to work well with company or unaided, follow directions closely, and perform well under time constraints.

REFERENCES:

Available upon request.