Allan Linder

Allan Linder - Designer

New York, NY, United States

Artist, drawing comic books, storyboards, character design, illustrating children’s books and painting for 30 years. Walk with purpose.

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Overview

Allan Linder is a contemporary artist, writer, and sculptor for nearly 30 years. He began drawing from an early age inspired by several generations of artists' in his family. His drawings progressed into comic books, storyboards for film and television, character design for animation, illustrations for children's books and painting. Linder's artwork is collected in nine countries, and his exhibitions span the globe. Linder's commercial work is featured in many publications, and his fine art paintings are published internationally.

Languages
English
Fiction
Adventure
Anthologies
Children's Picture Books
Comics & Graphic Novels
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Horror
Inspirational
Science Fiction
Thriller

Certifications

  • Graphic Arts and Design
  • Digital Media
  • Traditional Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Fine Art

Awards

  • Best Advertisement New York Spaces Magazine, NY
  • Peoples Choice ABC, Sydney, Australia
  • United States Achievement Academy National Art Award, CA
  • Bank of America Award for Achievement Los Angeles, CA

Work experience

Senior Art Director

Eclectic Press, Inc.
January, 2005 – Present (almost 14 years)

Illustrate comic books, graphic novels and children's books. Cover design, layout design. Multiple graphic design and illustration projects. Direct and shoot book trailers in both animation style and live action.

Art Director

The Artists Gallery NY
February, 2000 – January, 2005 (almost 5 years)

Create and design all graphic design print and digital media. Organize and publish multiple art books. Cover design and illustration.

Concept Artist

The Walt Disney Company
February, 1995 – January, 2000 (almost 5 years)

Create character concept art for ongoing tv shows and animation.

Storyboard artist

Klasky Csupo
February, 1995 – January, 2000 (almost 5 years)

Storyboard artist for Rugrats animated series.

Storyboard Artist

Sony Pictures Animation
February, 1995 – January, 2000 (almost 5 years)

Storyboard artist on Men in Black and Godzilla animated tv series.

Storyboard Artist

Film Roman
February, 1995 – January, 2000 (almost 5 years)

Storyboards on The Simpsons animated tv series.

Storyboard Artist

Fox TV Animation
February, 1995 – January, 2000 (almost 5 years)

Storyboard artist for Family Guy animated tv series.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Prisoner of the Mind Volume One

Allan Linder

Prisoner of the Mind Volume One softcover is a graphic novel by Allan Linder, sixteen years in the making. The story is a neo-noir thriller set in the near future of New York, the unforgiving city. On the outside, buildings are taller, the sky is darker, and technology has advanced. Nevertheless, people are the same inside, hungry, greedy, and deceitful. A hardboiled agent with a perfect servi... read more

Prisoner of the Mind Volume One softcover is a graphic novel by Allan Linder, sixteen years in the making. The story is a neo-noir thriller set in the near future of New York, the unforgiving city. On the outside, buildings are taller, the sky is darker, and technology has advanced. Nevertheless, people are the same inside, hungry, greedy, and deceitful. A hardboiled agent with a perfect servi... read more

Prisoner of the Mind Issue #1

Allan Linder

Prisoner of the Mind is a graphic novel by Allan Linder, sixteen years in the making. This is issue number 1 of 5 of the serialized comic book which makes up Volume One.The story is a neo-noir thriller set in the near future of New York, the unforgiving city. On the outside the city looks a little different. Buildings are taller, the sky is a little darker, technology is more advanced and mach... read more

Prisoner of the Mind is a graphic novel by Allan Linder, sixteen years in the making. This is issue number 1 of 5 of the serialized comic book which makes up Volume One.The story is a neo-noir thriller set in the near future of New York, the unforgiving city. On the outside the city looks a little different. Buildings are taller, the sky is a little darker, technology is more advanced and mach... read more

Prisoner of the Mind Issue 2

Allan Linder

Prisoner of the Mind Issue #2 The Devils Luck by Allan Linder. Following Coles attempted suicide; he awakens in the psychiatric ward of a hospital, with no recollection of the incident. The psychiatrist Doctor Zane questions Cole and learns that the dead agent he investigated was a close friend from the academy named Tommy. As Dr. Zane digs deeper, he finds out that Cole's mother was killed in... read more

Prisoner of the Mind Issue #2 The Devils Luck by Allan Linder. Following Coles attempted suicide; he awakens in the psychiatric ward of a hospital, with no recollection of the incident. The psychiatrist Doctor Zane questions Cole and learns that the dead agent he investigated was a close friend from the academy named Tommy. As Dr. Zane digs deeper, he finds out that Cole's mother was killed in... read more

Allan Linder 20th century and beyond

Todd Gunzelman

What makes an artist great? Struggle, determination, failure, or is it just raw talent. This question has been asked for centuries, and every art critic has a different answer. Follow the journey of notable American artist Allan Linder through three decades of artwork, as he hones his skill while overcoming life's obstacles. This fourth generation artist works within the precincts of paint on ... read more

What makes an artist great? Struggle, determination, failure, or is it just raw talent. This question has been asked for centuries, and every art critic has a different answer. Follow the journey of notable American artist Allan Linder through three decades of artwork, as he hones his skill while overcoming life's obstacles. This fourth generation artist works within the precincts of paint on ... read more

One From The Ice

Sean Welsh

One from the ice is a collection of short stories by celebrated author Sean Welsh that will take you on a rollercoaster ride through life's seedy jungle of bar bouncing characters on their way to rock and roll stardom. If you like living on the edge, then you will enjoy the ride. Further in, somewhere between Evil Woman and Jerry Maxx' impromptu solo rendition of Psycho Killer the conversation... read more

One from the ice is a collection of short stories by celebrated author Sean Welsh that will take you on a rollercoaster ride through life's seedy jungle of bar bouncing characters on their way to rock and roll stardom. If you like living on the edge, then you will enjoy the ride. Further in, somewhere between Evil Woman and Jerry Maxx' impromptu solo rendition of Psycho Killer the conversation... read more

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