ulysses penfield

ulysses penfield - Designer

Stafford, TX, USA

Illustrator specializing in animations for Kindle in Motion & iBooks.

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I am a Texan illustrator creating original atmospheric scenes. Twisting curling tendrils of smoke, roots, limbs, wires, & hair in sharp detail that loom out of shadows or melt into the mist, I make mysterious art that intrigues the viewer & adds to the ambiance of the page (cue lightning strike).

I also specialize in creating animated loops to be used for digital editions & Kindle in Motion. Add an extra bit of eye grabbing motion to your projects digital presence.

On collaborations I respond quickly & adapt to feedback from clients to produce high quality artwork. My most recent collaboration was for a 400 sq. ft. mural for the A-Rush Gaming Lounge in Stafford, TX. The process started with a quick sketchbook tour & hand drawn sketches. As the design was finalized, I created vector mockups of the design in Sketchup & on photos of the actual space for final approval.

"Ulysses came recommended to us from our interior designer. We were going for a urban art / graffiti style look to match our industrial style space, and when we saw his sketches they fit perfectly with what we were looking for. The final design he came up with gives us the perfect mix of looking like an urban art piece while being entirely video game and A-Rush brand focused. The best part is the finished mural draws huge attention for people who come in just to check us out. We've had several people stop by to look around and ask to take a picture on front of the mural for social media before they leave. Just overall a very good experience."
-Sean, A-Rush Gaming Lounge

I look forward to conjuring up dreamscapes & nightmares for your project, cheers!

Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences
Magical Realism


  • Inclusion in Infected By Art vol.8 2020

Work experience

Freelance Illustrator

January, 2017 – Present (over 3 years)

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