Nina Boyce / 2D animator & illustrator
los angeles, CA / / / 213.379.1224

I'm aiming for work in animation or comics! I feel most comfortable doing sequential images, like storyboarding or comic pages, as well as character or prop designing.


  • Traditional media (pencil, ink, etc)
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Flash
  • Toon Boom
  • Can work with PC and Mac
  • Can use tablets and Cintiqs
  • Some experience working in 3D
  • Education
    Bachelor of Science in Media Arts & Animation at the Art Institute of California in Orange County, Spring 2012

    2013 Illustration for cryptozoology zine

    2013 Launched Applewood webcomic

    2013 Created mini comic, "Shark-Head Boy & Diver-Helmet Girl: The Mini Adventure"

    2013 Illustration for the printed Galacticat book

    2013 Started working at the front desk of the Gaylord Apartments (january - present)

    2012 Freelance Illustrator at Epic Digital (september - october)

    2012 Graduated

    2011 3D Studio Production class, worked in a team to create 3D animated short "Versus"
    - I animated 2D facial expressions in Flash to be overlayed on 3D characters.

    2011 3D Studio Pre-Production class, worked in a team to create story concept and assets
    - I drew various ideas for props and characters, and gave input on designs and story.

    2011 2D Studio Production class, worked in a team to create the 2D animated short "When Sleeping Dogs Fly"
    - I did character design for two of the characters, and made changes according to team input. I did turnarounds for each character as well. I helped put together the animatic from the storyboards in AfterEffects. I also animated several shots, made changes according to feedback and met deadlines.

    2010 Published in DAPShow comic anthology Cat Odes
    - Six page comic entitled "How the Bobtail Lost its Tail"

    2010 Published in DAPShow comic anthology Gothology 2: Misery Loves Company
    - Three page comic entitled "The Polite Vampire Part 2"

    2009 Selected to compete in DC Comics' monthly Zuda comic competition
    Eight Page comic entitled "Big Ups" with colours by Justin King

    2009 Published in Test Everything Zine, "I'll See You In My Dreams" issue
    - One page illustration

    2009 Published in DAPShow comic anthology Gothology: The Eternal Sad

    2008 Guest spot in the Physicist Roundtable graphic novel
    - One page illustration



    images and other content copyright Nina Boyce