James B. Emmett | Illustrator | jamesemmettillustrates.com | jamesemmettillustrates.tmblr.com

James B. Emmett born in December 1985 is an American illustrator, painter and digital sequential artist. James was born in New York City, New York. A Communication Design major at Pratt Institute he studied illustration with instructors: Floyd Hughes, Lynne Foster, Rudy Gutierrez, and Veronica Lawlor. Portfolios: Advertising, Characters, Comic Covers,Comic Sequentials, Character Design.

In March 2010, James collaborated with writer Robert James Russell on Ex Occultus: Seal of Solomon which was published by Saint James Comics. This first initial story was a completely illustrated job as it involved penciling, inking, adding digital tone work, and even lettering the entire story. Ex Occultus follows the exploits of adventurer and fortune-hunter Francis Wakefield, the gruff and grizzled Englishman with a tortuous past. Following the release of Ex Occultus, James started promoting his work at various conventions and met Mark Mazz, chief creative officer of AtlasUnleased at Stony Brook University's I-CON Science Fiction 29. This chance encounter lead James to be one of the illustrators for an upcoming science-fiction graphic album titled,2112: Storyteller.

James has had his illustration work published by Grayhaven Comics, Rebel Sidekick Studios, http://www.copsandrobbers.org.uk, and Twisted Tree Comics. James does design and illustration work for Kess Agency, freelances for Marvel Entertainment, is working on a digital comic book with Indy Rishi Singh based in Manhattan, and continues to take on both illustration and graphic design commissions. Keep an eye on his tumblr for all updates: jamesemmettillustrates.tumblr.com.

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