VISUALPUMP PORTFOLIO


Fun playful children's illustration, serious entertainment art, engaging educational tools, impactful community murals that serve as job training through the arts for young people.
 
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MOTION GRAPHICS ANIMATION FOR AMWAY 

Amway provided us with a corporate presentation that we designed, illustrated and animated into a fun informative video to more effectively convey their message.

Chris Brown from Digital Concierge animated and I illustrated. dc-site.com


                                   
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CHILDREN'S CHARACTER DESIGN FOR ANIMATION 

3 fully rigged characters




























Exhibition Print from Wheels - Animated Cartoon dealing with children's emotions 

Exhibited at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts 2012.

The exhibit was to honor the Artworks program for winning the National Arts and Humanities Award from the White House. 






Wheels Cartoon
Animation Still Layout by Susan Bonner


 

CHILDREN'S GAMES
Visualpump Game Art Demo

Character Design and Character Rigging by Susan Bonner

Animation by Bill Fischer

Character Development exploring shape types.


 

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CONCEPT AND PRODUCTION ART FOR GAMES

1st & Goal

Character Design : 
by Susan Bonner

1st & Goal is a digital strategy game developed by Underbite Games and by R and R Games for phones, tablets and the web. Illustrations show when gains, losses penalties are realized during game-play.

























































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Demo based on 1st & Goal Techniques used in teaching Character design in courses: Digital Imaging I, II and Imaging for Game Animation and Film















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EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATION

Old and New Testament Mural Marketing Art Mural was 150 feet and Coloring Book created for Educational Materials.

St Alban's Episcopal Church, 
Bexley OH


Sacrifice






Noah's Welcome 







Jesus calms the waters
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RETAIL ILLUSTRATION

Frutopia 3 
Client: Alitcor
Product: Japanese Market - Label Design

White Tulip Collection 



 


CHILDREN'S RETAIL ILLUSTRATION

Baby LeapFrog Character Designs: Set of 14 Characters used for PreK educational toys, plushies and books sold nationally.


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PUBLIC SERVICE MURAL

I want to be...
An Artworks! Mural Project

Providing job training for young people through the arts and role models to Head Start students 

The mural interviewed 40 people from the community including, doctors, senators, HIV nurses, secretary, farmer, firemen, police men and social workers.

Campau Commons and Creston Plaza - Grand Rapids Housing Commission

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CHARACTER DESIGN FOR GAMES

12th Dimension Knights

Character Design for Game

Demos used in Character Design projects in Course: Imaging for Game Animation and Film
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Demos used in Character Design projects in Course: Imaging for Game Animation and Film

















 

ILLUSTRATION FOR MOTION GRAPHICS

Think Fast

A Nationally Distributed Game Show with Transition 

Animations by Visualpump - Susan Bonner, Bill Fischer and Jessica Newton

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ILLUSTRATION FOR MOTION GRAPHICS

Lost Boy Home Documentary Film 

Animation by Visualpump of historic war scenes: Susan Bonner, Bill Fischer and Brad Yarhouse


THE FILM: Zacharaiah Char, a Sudanese "Lost Boy", returns to South Sudan and his home village of Duk Padiet to search for his mother and father - 24 years after fleeing the country during a civil war. 
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PUBLIC SERVICE MURAL

Nature in the City
An Artworks! Mural Project

Assistant Artist 
George Eberhardt III


Providing job training for young people through the arts 

Sheldon Apartments - Grand Rapids Housing Commission





Right: Sycamore Tree
Left: Birch Tree
Each mural is 12' x 16'


                                                        


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SKETCHING 
















CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT 
Character Development exploring shape types.

See how I teach with this method in my new class -














CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Using techniques like the Magic bean and Exaggerating proportions 
























CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Creature Design for Children

Done at the Public Museum during the Dinosaur exhibit and with my students who were also making creature designs






















CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Hand Studies 

Comparing the Size and Proportion differences between a boy, a hunk and a girl.