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Kristen Hartbarger
Kristen Hartbarger
Illustrator, Concept Artist, Character Designer
Woodville, United States

Freelance Artist specializing in digital illustration, character design, and concept art who continually challenges skills by learning new mediums and improving abilities in familiar mediums.

Tools of the Trade
• Hardware: iPad Air 3rd Gen, Apple Pencil
• Software: Procreate, Photoshop
• Traditional: 0.5mm mechanical pencil, plastic eraser, sketchbook

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Skills

PhotoshopCharacter DesignComic ArtCreature DesignGraphic DesignAdobe PhotoshopSketchingDigital ArtTraditional ArtBook Cover IllustrationProcreateAutodesk Sketchbook ProConcept ArtMedibang Paint ProDigital PaintingIllustrationDrawing

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
MediBang Paint
MediBang Paint
Illustrator
Illustrator
SketchBook Pro
SketchBook Pro
Procreate
Procreate

Productions

  • Monster cover
    • Book
      MONSTER
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Writer, Character Designer
    • Company
      n/a
  • Volume 1 cover a
    • Book
      BIOWEAPON Eclipse
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Writer, Character Designer, Cover Artist
    • Company
      n/a

Experience

  • Inker at Archie Sonic Online
    July 2020 - Present

    Inker for the non-profit fan project Archie Sonic Online, which continues the story of Archie Comic’s Sonic the Hedgehog pre-reboot.

  • Freelance Artist at Self-Employed
    United States of America
    October 2013 - Present

    • Create art to commissioner specifications

    • Communicate with commissioner during the creation process

    • Develop artistic skills and challenge abilities

    • Develop art and design concepts

    • Manage time to complete commissions in a timely manner