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Member Profile Member Profile: Studio Alchemy, Inc.

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Name Studio Alchemy, Inc.
Creative Professionals at AbleStable

Professional Status Full Professional

Year established 01/01/1993

Tagline Digital Multimedia and Illustration with a focus on technology and science backed by industry experience and education in science and design.

Creative Area/s Discipline/s
Multimedia 3D Graphic Design
   

   

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Name Studio Alchemy, Inc.

Address 5017 Picardy Place. Raleigh, NC

Post/Zip Code 27612

Country USA

E-mail Address studioalchemy@earthlink.net

Phone Number 1-919-787-9749

Mobile Phone (Omitted)

Web Address http://www.studioalchemy.com

Fax Number (Omitted)
 
 
Member Information
 
Status Small Company (4 or less full time creatives)

Computer/s Used Apple Mac

Work Undertaken Projects have included illustration and graphic design for a book on things work (over 160 illustrations), 3D digital models for photorealistic illustrations of medical and industrial products, animations of product features and benefits, interactive educational applications for environmental interpretive centers, space station support design for NASA as well as corporate communications projects in which graphic design, illustration and web development were provided.

Biography Currently run design and communications firm providing illustration, graphic design and interactive media services to clients such as high technology companies, educational institutions, advertising agencies, design studios, government and publishing houses. Company incorporated in 2000.

Taught product design studios, drawing classes and computer-aided design
courses as a Visiting Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University.
Studio environment provided students with directed projects in problem solving, aesthetics, materials applications and presentation. Drawing classes consisted of instruction in perspective, basic drawing, marker sketching, presentation techniques and concept generation methods. Computer classes provided instruction in Macintosh basics as well as advanced techniques for industrial designers in CADD, modeling, rendering and animation.

Employed as account designer with Houston based high-technology industrial design firm which provided product development, engineering and computer-aided design services to regional and international firms. Projects ranged from lap-top computers and medical equipment to International Space Station support design for NASA.

N.C. STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DESIGN
Masters degree in Product Design.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO
Baccalaureate of the Fine Arts with double major in Painting and Biology.

Awards and Nominations 1984 Graduate Assistant Award for Teaching.
1987 Bronze Addy for Westinghouse Contract Furniture Brochure
1989 Honorable mention for Home Care Bed from the American Society on Aging.
1989 Second Place in IDEA awards in Exploration division NASA Crew
Emergency Return Vehicle Project.
1989 ID Magazine Annual Design Review Honorable Mention for Home Care Bed.

Industry Associations (Omitted)
 
 
Creative Activity
 
Creative Areas Discipline/s
Multimedia 3D Graphic Design
   

Genre/s Technical, representative, conceptual, some editorial

Object Specialism/s (Omitted)

Physical Material/s Computer and graphics/3D software, pencil, pen and ink, marker

Regional Style/s (Omitted)

Computing Skill/s Digital Illustration and graphic design techniques for print, web and
interactive applications including proficiency with Photoshop®,
Illustrator®, Quark Xpress® and Adobe Golive®.

Three dimensional digital modeling and illustration techniques using
Form-Z® , Strata-Pro®, Cinema 4DXL® and Adobe Aftereffects®
for print, animation and interactive applications.

Interactive applications development using Macromedia Director®.

Design Skill/s Design Methodologies for problem solving and concept generation.
Technical and market research.
Project management.
Traditional two dimensional drawing and illustration techniques including colored pencil, airbrush, oil/acrylic painting and marker.

Practical Skill/s

Traditional two dimensional drawing and illustration techniques.


Theme/s Technology, science, science fiction, aviation, aerospace, industrial.
 
 
Business Practice
 
Terms and Conditions None Available

Deposit Required No

Special Payment Terms No

Pricing Policy Case by case

Ownership Policy Copyright maintained

Ownership Policy Explained Usually negotiate rights. In many cases, work produced is so specific that there little usage that could be derived in the general marketplace.
   

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Previous Clients Coca-Cola
Dialog Information Services
Target Technologies Video Conferencing Systems
MTS Robotic Sensors Division
Cadmus Interactive
North Carolina Parks and Recreation
How Stuff Works
AVX/Kyocera
Nortel

Examples of Work (Omitted)

Work on the Internet
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http://www.studioalchemy.com

Samples of Work

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CrashDummy
Sample 1
Soda Can
Sample 2

Sample 3
Medical Art
Sample 4


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