Elena Barbu
Elena Barbu
Concept Art & Illustration
Bucharest, Romania

Summary

Devoted to all things visual. In love with motion, dance and acrobatics. Am fascinated with facial expressions, color theory and reflective surfaces. Daily doodler and painter.

Skills

Concept DesignConcept ArtDrawing3D ModelingDigital PaintingCharacter DesignSketchingComic ArtTraditional ArtEnvironment DesignIllustrationPaintingSculpting

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
SketchUp
SketchUp
Keyshot
Keyshot
3ds Max
3ds Max
ZBrush
ZBrush
Manga Studio
Manga Studio
InDesign
InDesign
Expresii
Expresii
Maya
Maya
Ornatrix
Ornatrix
MASH
MASH

Experience

  • Freelance Artist at Freelance
    Bucharest, Romania
    September 2010 - Present

    Currently developing my experience as an illustrator and concept artist. Past projects as a freelancer include a wide variety of jobs, including games art, illustration, web design, graphic design, photo retouching and many more.

  • Junior 3D Maya Generalist at StaticVFX Studio
    Bucharest, Romania
    February 2018 - October 2018

    • Lighting and rendering animation scenes

    • 3D Modeling, visual development

    • preproduction research

    • Concept sketching, key visuals, storyboarding

    • Set dressing via MASH

    • Grooming via Ornatrix

  • Comic Artist at Ars Moriendi
    Bucharest, Romania
    April 2015 - April 2017

    • Collaborated with a writer in building the overarching story and setting for a satirical web comic that can be seen at http://arsmoriendi.eu

    • Defined the comic style and designed the characters

    • Drew all the comic strips based on the writer’s script