2D & 3D CHARACTER DESIGN
FILM & VIDEO
CARICATURES & MURALS
AND MUCH MORE!
Ian Gilbertson is a freelance illustrator working in Carlisle on the edge of the beautiful Lake District in Cumbria, UK.
Ian has worked within digital media and advertising for over 15 years. He graduated in 2002 with a BA (Hons) degree in Graphic Design and Illustration Ian has recently completed a two year 3D character programme at the highly regarded digital art school, Animschool.
Ian co-founded award winning animation studio, Cloudscape Studios Ltd. As creative director Ian developed many campaigns for print, online and TV. Ian’s favourite type of work is anything film of movie related. He loves the 80’s and Pop Culture.
In 2017 Ian was awarded with an honorary Alumni from the University of Cumbria to recognise the outstanding achievements of figures from the wider local community. Ian arranged for Pixar’s Michal Makarovich to attend the local University and give a 2 day masterclass for the students. Due to the lack of exposure to the industry growing up, Ian continues to mentor and develop young artists and help them achieve their dreams, reach their goals and have the have the knowledge to succeed.
Ian is also a screenwriter and director. He has directed both 2D and 3D animated commercials and has written countless screenplays. His first three screenplays were optioned by production companies. He is currently hard at work developing a franchise of films requested by a producer… More on this coming soon (I hope).
Ian loves pop culture, comic books, video games and Netflix. If you have any projects that you think I would be a good fit for, please feel free to reach out using the contact details below…
Ian and the team are currently accepting commissions and projects and would love to hear from you.
ABOUT THE MADCAP PIXELS
Ian often works with a team to achieve the desired results. The artists Ian has assembled pride themselves on professionalism and superior craftsmanship. At the heart of every project lies the potential to create a remarkable story for any audience. We like to push the boundaries of creativity to deliver stories and content that is engaging, exciting and original. Whatever your needs, Ian and the team can fulfill your every requirement. Our team has developed content for TV, games, animated features, mobile, online, children’s books and much more.