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​​Grace Kraft

​Story Artist

Grace.E.Kraft@Gmail.com | gracekraft.com

Work Experience      

  • Storyboard Artist | DreamEast Pictures | Aug. 2018 -  Mar. 2019

    • Freelance Storyboard Artist on “Valt The Wonder Deer.” 

    • Each 11 minute, script-driven episode boarded in 5 weeks.

    • All boards timed to audio track.

  • Comic Author | Boom Studios | May 2017 - Sept. 2018

    • Hired to write an ongoing series of comics for the “Steven Universe” animated series. 

    • Completed 19 individual 22-page issues.

    • Also commissioned for main cover art for issue #16.

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  • Storyboard Artist | OddBot | Oct. 2017 - May 2018

    • Storyboard Artist on preschool show “Corn & Peg” for Nick Jr.

    • Each 11 minute, script-driven episode boarded in 5 weeks.

  • Freelance Storyboard Artist | Disney TV | Oct. 2017 - May 2018

    • Freelance Storyboard Artist on pilot for “The Owl House.” 

    • Completed assigned script-driven boards according to schedule.

  • Storyboard Artist | Cartoon Network | Jan 2015 - June 2016

    • Storyboard Artist on “The Powerpuff Girls” (2016 reboot).

    • Each 11 minute episode written and boarded in 5 weeks with board partner.

Skill Set

  • Proficient in: •

    • ToonBoom Storyboard Pro

    • Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere

    • Traditional watercolor painting

    • Final Cut Pro

    • Dragonframe

    • Mac OS, Cintiq and Wacom friendly

Education

  • Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI | May 2014

    • BFA in Film/Animation/Video

  • Kyoto Seika University Kyoto, Japan | April-July 2013

    • Studied traditional Japanese animation pre-production and comic art

Personal Projects

  • Hedge and Pine | 2016 - Present

    • Slice-of-life comics about the adventure of a hedgehog and porcupine who are girlfriends.

    • Developed as a series of comics as well as an animated series pitch.

  • Ornithia | 2012 - Present

    • Fantasy adventure about bird people on a journey of magical destiny and personal growth.

    • Originally created as a webcomic but currently in development for an animated series pitch.