About and Resume

Welcome to Tangled Dreams the online portfolio for Autumn Rain Turkel. You will find personal and professional work in the portfolio section.

You can contact Autumn for work inquiries and additional samples via email:tangleddreams@gmail.com


Art Center College of Design , Pasadena , California
Bachelor of Fine Arts (with Honors) – Illustration Focus on Entertainment December 2006

Santa Barbara City College , Santa Barbara , California
Areas of Study: Studio Art, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Multimedia Development, Maya 3D Animation, Music and Sound Recording

Parker School , College Preparatory Academy , Kamuela , Hawaii
At the time of attending high school the school was an arts based school. My studies were focused around traditional art, music, and drama.

Professional Experience

Tangled Dreams: 1992- Currently (www.tangleddreams.com)
Freelance Illustration, Story boarding, Character Design, Sketch Artist


Traditional skills : Illustration, designer, painter in oil, acrylic, and gauche, sculptor

Digital Skills: Adobe Photo shop& Illustrator, Painter, Maya, Flash

Production Skills: character design, environment design, story boarding, color keys, 3d modeling, texturing, 2D and 3D animation, Audio and Video Editing, Music Composition

Client List

Hulu (www.hulu.com)(Storyboard Artist)
Paramount Pictures (Sketch Artist/ Layout artist): 100th anniversary photoshoot layout
Rick Floyd Inc. (Sketch Artist/ Layout artist)
The Walt Disney Company (Illustrator)
ImagineFX Magazine (Artist/ Writer)
Petrol Advertising (www.petrolad.com) (Sketch Artist)
Cold Open (http://coldopen.com) (Sketch Artist)

Coldopen Projects Include:
Wreck it Ralph
Trouble With the Curve
Django Unchained
The New Girl
Fast and Furious 6
Total Recall

Ignition Creative (http://ignitioncreative.net/) (Sketch Artist/ Layout artist)
Frameworks Artists (http://frameworks-la.com/) (Sketch Artist/ Layout artist)
Ayzenberg Group (http://www.ayzenberg.com/) (Sketch Artist/ Layout artist)
Nickelodeon VWG (Character/Prop design, Illustration, Game Artist, Production Artist)
Challenge Games/Zynga (Character Designer/Illustrator)
Hidden Path Entertainment (xbox 360) (Character Concept Designer)
Rivello Multimedia Consulting (http://rivellomultimediaconsulting.com)
Upper Deck Entertainment (Sketch Artist)
Cryptozoic (Sketch Artist)
Geeks Are Sexy Too (Apparel Artist)
Sevilla Sound
Center Staging (Storyboard Artist)
Mythic Studio (Storyboard Artist)

Achievements, Awards, Recognitions, and Publications

Published works:

  • ImagineFX issue 76 (creativity in warm-ups Article)
  • The Original Drink and Draw Social Club Vol.2
  • Aphrodisia 2: Art of the Female Form (2006 Aristata Publishing)
  • Eyecandy (2007 Brand studio press)
  • Zowie! Comics 2: Pinup Illustration

Website and Features:

The Projekt interview

Art Center College of Design:

  • Art Center Scholarship (2003-2006)


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