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Elektra by MicahJGunnell, visual art

Artist // Professional // Film & Animation
  • June 18
  • United States
  • Deviant for 19 years
  • He / Him
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My Bio
I got my start drawing comics professionally in 2004 under the tutelage of Michael Turner at Aspen Comics. My first published work was pencilling Soulfire: Dying of the Light. Following this I worked on several series at Aspen, including Soulfire: DOTL, Shrugged, Dellec, Executive Assistant: ORCHID and most recently Idolized. I also drew a single issue for Marvel, Deadpool Team-Up #890. In 2011 I moved over to the animation industry and have worked as a storyboard artist for Film Roman on Ultimate Spiderman, for Nickelodeon on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles , Marvel Animation on the Guardians of the Galaxy animated series, and I am currently a Director at Marvel Animation on Avengers. I love art, and bringing my vision to various creative ventures is my passion.

deviantWEAR sizing preference: Large
Favourite genre of music: I like it all, as long as its unique and artistic. The less commercial the better usually.
Favourite photographer: Sebastiao Salgado
Favourite style of art: Good.
Favourite cartoon character: Ippo Makunouchi
Personal Quote: "Consistency Comes With Consistency"
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Instagram: Micah_Gunnell
Twitter: MicahGunnell
Tumblr: micahgunnell.tumblr.com/

Favourite Visual Artist
Franklin Booth, Mucha, Leyendecker, Victor De La Fuente , Wendling, Mignola, Dulac, Toppi, Tanaka
Favourite Movies
Braveheart Dead Poets Society Karate Kid, Blade Runner
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
The Strokes
Favourite Writers
Robert Frost
Favourite Games
Shenmue, Soul Calibur series, Star Wars: KOTOR, GTA series
Favourite Gaming Platform
Dreamcast
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, quills, brushes, Cintiq, PS5. Whatever I can use to make some lines :)
Other Interests
Drawing, Music, Movies, Watching Football, UFC, Spirituality(Jesus) and world affairs.
My friend and mentor passed away 8 years ago today. It was a day that I will never forget, as it was the only time in my life that I've ever had the misfortune of being in a hospital knowing that soon a close friend will pass. It's a very difficult thing and my heart goes out to anyone dealing with a similar situation. Mike, to me, was always this beacon of light, confidence, and strength, and to see him as he was at that time was tragic. But I knew that he left the world better off than it was when he came into it.  None of us know the day when we will take our last breath, but we all know that day will come. Please keep this in mind and l
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Blessed.

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It's not unusual for me to reminisce on the integral moments in my life, but the last few days I've been thinking more and more about all the different variables that have lead up to where I am today in my career. I have had many people in my life who have stuck out their necks for me, taken a chance when they didn't need to, or just lent me a helping hand when there was absolutely no benefit in it for them. They gained little if anything from helping me, whereas my life is completely changed because of their generosity. I can never repay them for what they've done, and if I'm honest, I haven't done as much as I probably should have to try. T
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I'm a Director!

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Hey all,  First off, I want to apologize for my lack of updates lately...I have been extremely busy and have not been able to sketch much. I was recently promoted at Marvel to a Director's position on Avengers Assemble and have been working really hard to learn how to do the job correctly. In addition to my responsibilities as Director, I've also been contributing some character designs which eventually will appear on the show in some iteration. Anyway, I've not given up on my sketches, and will be trying to post another set tomorrow. I appreciate all the support and comments you guys give, and it motivates me to continue providing you with
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:iconbummiesplz:Happy Birthday! Have your cake and eat it too
          Airborne:iconcakeplz:
Happy Birthday, sorry about the clone trooper birthday cake, the fangirls hijacked it!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY FROM ITALY!!!
Happy birthday. :iconcake3dplz:   Party Airborne Hugbirthday cake happy DA B-day :3 Hope your day is awesome. :tip-hat: