My name is Nathan Mckenna, though my artist's name is Nathan Aardvark. I'm not sure why.

You can get a good idea of my professional experience on my Linkedin Page here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathan-aardvark/

contact

Email me. I usually respond within an hour or so, unless I'm stuck up a tree or something, in which case, please send help.

Hello@NathanAardvark.com

Bio

Nathan has risen to the top of his field as an Emmy award winning, BAFTA nominated Illustrator. He is a world class artist represented by Illustration, a leading international illustration and animation agency.

He contracts for an array of large national and international corporate clients and brands, for world leading visual effects studio The Mill, amongst other high profile agencies and studios across the globe.

His work has spanned the following industry areas:
Titles Design • Concept art • Production Art • Matte Painting • Video Games • TV Commercials / Spots • Visual Effects • Sequential Art (comics and storyboards) • Print and Digital Media and Advertising • Stencil / Graffiti art • Animation • Web • Outdoor events • Graphic Design • Charity

Primary Skills:
Illustration • Concept art / Production Art • Digital / Speed painting • Matte painting • Storyboards • Ideas and Conceptual Development

Secondary Skills:
AfterEffects animator • Website design • Graphic Design • Basic video editing • Digital photography

 

Awards

  • Emmy Award

    Television Academy

    September 2013
    Outstanding Main Title Design - 2013

    Winner
    Da Vinci's Demons
    Starz
    Starz and Adjacent Productions
    Paul McDonnell, Creative Director; Hugo Moss, Art Director; Nathan Mckenna, Illustrator; Tamsin McGee, Designer

  • BAFTA Nomination

    British Academy of Film and Television Arts

    April 2015
    Television Craft | Titles in 2015
    Da Vinci's Demons

  • Special Edi for Visual Effects

    Edi

    November 2012

    Swiss prize for advertising, industrial and corporate films.