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C. Hugh Shelton
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Artist // Professional // Varied
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My Bio
With more than 30 years experience in graphic design and printing, Hugh started in his early teens by doing line art for the newspaper where his parents still reside in west Tennessee. His freelance work ranges from portraits to conceptual design and from comic-art seminars to set design. Starting at the service bureau at MTSU, his employment has included layout artist, graphic designer for marketing agencies and graphics director/manager at several print shops. He is currently art director and graphics manager for an Inspirational Country music magazine in Nashville. Hugh began teaching at Nossi College of Art in the fall semester of 1998, and he now teaches three nights a week. The courses he instruct range from computer graphic programs to production art and from web design to sequential illustration.

Favourite Visual Artist
Leonardo da Vinci
Favourite Movies
The Empire Strikes Back
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
PM Dawn, followed closely by The Chemical Brothers
Favourite Writers
Poet - Lord Byron; Writer - Clive Cussler
Tools of the Trade
pencil, graphite, markers, colored pencils, chalk pastels, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Other Interests
Movies, music, reading, researching, creativity, fun
I have been drawing and designing as long as I can remember. I have studied art and drawing from the Renaissance masters to comic book artists. My vision lies somewhere comfortably in between. With my father in the Air Force, I was fortunate enough to grow up all over the world. I was top of my class in high school and graduated with University Honors. I never quit learning. If there is anything I want to know, I look it up and learn it. It's so much easier nowadays with the internet. I am also fortunate to be able take my talent and make it my vocation. I am currently art director at a Christian Country music magazine in downtown Nashville
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