Metin Seven, Bussum Member Since November 2009 Artist Statement Short:
Freelance Dutch designer and illustrator, experienced in 3D modeling, 3D printing, character development, illustration, cartoons, comics, toy design, industrial design, visualization, infographics, icon design, pixel art, voxel art, animation, photography, photo editing and writing.
Born in Brussels, Belgium. Raised in the Netherlands during the 8-bit dawn of the digital revolution, spoon-fed with computer audiovisuals (Atari 2600, Commodore 64, Amiga), roaming the internet since early 1993.
Designer and graphic artist of commercial games for a range of computers, starting with the Commodore Amiga. Game titles include Hoi, Clockwiser and Moon Child, published worldwide on physical media in the 1990s.
Co-creator of two VPRO television animation series: Mannetje & Mannetje and Tattletoons. Tattletoons won an EMMA television and multimedia award at the yearly MIPTV/MILIA festival in Cannes, 2001.
Cartoonist for the Dutch Nu.nl news website.
Illustrator for various Dutch national magazines and newspapers, including Esquire, Elsevier weekblad, NRC.next, De Volkskrant and Emerce.
Creator of the Seamour Sheep characters, comics and toy designs: www.seamoursheep.com
Experienced in the concept, design and 3D modeling of 3D-printed products: www.shapeways.com/shops/sevensheaven
Visualizer of photorealistic 3D product impressions.
Animator of infographics, presentations, leaders, bumpers, intros, flying logos, commercials, banners and more.
Author of articles and reviews for various commercial publications, including PC-Active, PC Magazine, iPhoneclub.nl and iPadclub.nl.
Creator of artwork that was ordered by Google's Calfornia head office and hung as a large-sized framed print in a hallway of the Android Building.
Winner of the 3rd prize at the yearly international Animago computer graphics awards, 2004. 1125 creatives from around 50 countries participated in the competition.
Former computer graphics trainer.
You're invited to www.sevensheaven.nl for an impression and more information.