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Chris R.

USD $20/hr

I am a visual arts expert in both traditional and digital mediums, moving or still.

Tutor Information


I am a classically trained painter with professional experience in illustration, design, education, motion graphics, photography, videography, and 3d applications. My education includes Columbia University, MICA, and Baylor University, where I received a BFA in painting.


San antonio, United States






Middle School
High School


Baylor University

2007 - 2012
BFA, Painting
Deans list scholarship, 3 years Graphic Design training and a BFA in painting. A portion of undergraduate degree from Columbia University, attending a painting program on merit scholarship in NYC. Served two years as studio assistant for Karl Umlauf, Baylor’s Artist in Residence. Kappa Sigma Fraternity membership.

Work Experience

Chris Russell Art and Design

August 2020 - present
Freelance Artist
I provide interdisciplinary visual solutions for numerous fields on a contract basis.

BASIS Shavano

July 2015 - July 2021
Visual Arts Expert
Developed curriculum and created materials for visual arts classes - Photography, Introduction to 2D Art, Graphic Design, and Art History and Practice. Worked closely with administration to ensure that state and regional standards were met for all students (Instructed grades 5-12).

Flood Marketing

July 2015 - July 2017
Contract Designer
Sucessfully interfaced with marketing and advertising teams to conceptualize brand identity and marketing campaign visual execution. Produced print and digital media increasing revenue and brand awareness. Collaborated with fabrication departments, creating process-specific work for car wraps, large-scale print advertisements, and brand adherent illustrations.


One word: Excellence

Excellent, has a wide variety of knowledge in different interdisciplinary skills that are quite crucial Game Development & Design, or Graphic Design, to 2D and 3D, Pleased that I have been able to find the Right Tutor for the Skills I am in need of learning to build up confidence, great portfolios, and hopefully to enter the Game Industry as My Intended Career
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