Jonathon Reed

ImagineFX - - Issue 116 Christmas 2014 -

Lo­ca­tion: US Web: www.aen­i­mar­ium.com Email: aen­i­mar­ium@gmail.com ME DIA: Pho­to­shop Jonathon, in his own words, grew up in a tiny town in the cor­ner of a bor­ing mid­west­ern state. He left Kansas and joined the army. Four years and two de­ploy­ments later – and via a job as a mixed mar­tial arts con­di­tion­ing coach – he be­gan his ca­reer as an il­lus­tra­tor.

“I place a heavy em­pha­sis on achiev­ing re­al­ism in my paint­ings,” the Wi­chita-based artist says, “while main­tain­ing good lev­els of en­ergy and fan­tasy to cap­ti­vate the viewer. To achieve this, I fo­cus on gath­er­ing very good ref­er­ences and main­tain­ing a strong visual li­brary.”

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