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The Serpent Seed: Episode 1 @theLionhawk

The Serpent Seed: Episode 1 @theLionhawk
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Artist // Professional // Digital Art
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birthdAy '10: decade of deviousness
Brush Lover: Early DeviantArt muro brush adopter
May the 4th: Celebrating Star Wars
Birthday '17: Celebrated DeviantArt's 17th birthday
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My Bio
Artist • Creative Director • Creative Strategist

I am an Artist and Creative Strategist who has developed marketing strategies and content for brands, studios and advertising agencies. Specializing in the entertainment industry, my ideas are brought to fruition through award winning art, design and writing that spans the gamut of content creation including videos, web series, short films, comic books, animation, and a plethora of other digital marketing experiences and their coinciding social media campaigns.

I used to work as the Creative Director at DeviantArt working to produce the daily art challenge APP, Sketch This and much more.

In the past I've been part of the team that created award winning content for Ridley Scott's marketing company 3AM, on films the Martian, Morgan, Concussion and Tim Burton's, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

In 2015 I created the CONSUME art series inspired by John Carpenter’s cult film, They Live. The series has been picked up by major news outlets and has become an internet sensation for its satirical take on modern society.

In 2011, I launched Gates, Heavy Metal Magazine’s first webcomic, as the artist, writer and producer of the comic book.

CONSUME:
www.consumepopculture.com

GATES:
www.gates.heavymetal.com

Hal’s Portfolio:
www.halhefner.com

Catmonkey Studios:
www.thecatmonkey.com

Skills:
CONCEPT STRATEGY: Writing, Social Media strategy/deployment,
CREATIVE DIRECTION: Design, Art Direction of web/digital, print and video content
ART: Illustration, Storyboard Artist, Cartoonist, Fine Art, Photography

Favourite Visual Artist
Hieronymus Bosch (& MANY MORE)
Favourite Movies
Fantastic Planet
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Pink Floyd & David Bowie
Favourite Writers
MANY!!!!!
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, paint, marker and Photoshop
Other Interests
art, writing, music, movies, books, comics, toys

SKETCH THIS APPEARS TO BE DEAD

SKETCH THIS APPEARS TO BE DEAD

Sadly, I am reporting in that Sketch This appears to be dead in the form you all knew it as. When I left DeviantArt in October of last year, I was not asked to continue working on it. I did still see it continuing though. A lot of people have messaged about it and the answer is, I really don't know what happened. I loved Sketch This though and I consider it to be one of the most fulfilling things I have ever done in my career. To wake up very day and create challenges that inspire artists of all ages, career levels and skill levels, it was an absolute honor. Sketch This was a great tool and I hope it comes back in one form or another. I wis
I got a Daily Deviation today. Honored and humbled. Thank you @Moonbeam13 :) https://www.deviantart.com/halhefnerart/art/ANIMAL-COUNTRY-THE-FEAST-OF-THE-PIGS-648355574

NEW YORK COMIC CON PANEL - COMICS and POLITICS

NEW YORK COMIC CON PANEL - COMICS and POLITICS

For those of you attending New York Comic Con, DeviantArt will be there with Webtoon.  Our booth will be N101, so please come by! I will also be on a Panel about what else? POLITICS and COMICS! It will be at 8pm on Thursday night. Submit Journal More info can be found here! http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/31444/Comics-Politics Please come by and #CONSUME

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jackskarmaHobbyist Digital Artist

PERFECT

Really : your stuff is perfect

happy birthday :)
MakutaChroniclesXIIHobbyist General Artist
Hey Hal, you should give Star Wars IX a They Live make over. I like your work.
Party Happy B'day Hal w00t!
'we don't get older,...we get better'......Woohooooo! 
Caine-of-NodHobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday! Have your cake and eat it too Cake For Artists with candle 50x50 icon Sini Birthday 1st Emoticon: Happy Birthday Birthday - NaNoEmo - day 21 happy DA B-day :3 Happy Birthday Blower fella (Party) Cheers fella (party) 
happy birthday :)
AmanddicaProfessional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday Daisy happy birthday! Sini Birthday Day128 - Happy Birthday Lily Wishing a Happy Birthday Happy Birthday Godliek :D