Andy grew up in various cities along the east coast of Australia and spent most of the time in the car drawing monsters and trying not to get motion sickness. He always had a desire to be an artist even though most people told him he would need to get a ‘real job’.
Andy’s parents always encouraged him. After high school and getting ejected by all of the major art colleges, he studied the the ‘new’ field of digital art at TAFE in the early ’90s. Andy began his digital media career in 1996 as an interface designer and animator for CD-ROM multimedia and website design. Andy went on to become a 3D modelling and animation expert, after which He had a senior role as part of the Academy Award-winning team of ‘Happy Feet’, working under director George Miller.
For the past 8 years, Andy has built a successful busniess as a freelance illustrator, 3D modeller and artist.
Andy uses a variety of traditional and digital techniques in 2D and 3D. Andy has recently utilized his 3D skills to make figurines, collector toys, action figures and sculptures using 3D printing. He is currently working on a number of board game projects as well as developing a Kickstarter campaign to release his own unique voodoo figurines inspired by Trick Monkey.
His artwork has been published, has a sketchbook in the Brooklyn Art Library and has been exhibited around the world. He now channels the visions of the mysterious zombie voodoo witch doctor Trick Monkey!