Bill Ferguson

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Freelance Illustrator
Location The Woodlands, Texas, United States
Introduction I am a Freelance Illustrator with a BFA in Illustration from The Ringling College of Art and Design. Currently I have finished illustrating a childrens book that will be published in April 2010. My prior work experience includes working as a Mural Artist and Display Artist for the Houston Museum of Natural Science's "Xploration Station". My interests include anything associated with Animation-(Background Design, Character Design and Story Boarding), Children's Books, Editorial Illustration, Greeting Cards, Theme Park Design, and all things related to Art. Take a look at my work and enjoy yourself. Let me know what you think. You can contact me at (billferguson83@yahoo.com) All works excluding you tube videos are copyrighted by Bill Ferguson 2011
Interests Illustration, Painting, Drawing, Digital work, Writing, Music, hopefully learning to play my Bass Guitar, Sculpting, Movies, Day Dreaming, Having a good ole time.
Favorite Movies Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride, Spirited Away, The Laberynth, Meet The Robinsons, The Dark Crystal, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Pirates of the Caribbean 1, 2, 3 all the Harry Potters, Jungle Book, Lion King, Atlantis, The Haunted Mansion "the visuals are great", Peter Pan "animated and live action", The Goonies, Wallace and Gromit, Coming to America, The Triplets of Bellville, Big Trouble in Little China, Chicken Little, Sin City, King Kong, Monster House, The Road to Eldorado, Bolt, Anything by Rankin Bass especially Mad Monster Party, Dracula, Hot Fuzz, Shawn of the Dead, Ghost Busters 1, 2, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Many many others I will think of days from now
Favorite Music Phil Collins, Bjork, Pink Floyed, The Who, Billy Preston, Chromeo, Sweet, Guess Who, Santana, Michael Jackson, ELO, Rusted Root, NIN, John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Depeche Mode, Sly and The Family Stone, Peter Bjorn and John, OK Go, Rufus Wainwright, XTC, SuperTramp, Yes, Steve Winwood, Stevie Wonder, Peter Frampton, David Bowie, 30 Seconds to Mars, Mars Volta, Radio Head, The Good The Bad and The Queen, ZZ Top, Morning Wood, Stone Temple Pilots, Sound Garden, Muse, Gorillaz, Hard Fi, Sonic Youth, Keane, Peter Gabriel, 311, Beck, Thom York, Queen, Death Cab for Cutie, The Doobie Brothers, The Strokes, The Talking Heads, Queens of the Stone Age, Franz Ferdinand, The Cars, Cake, The Covenant, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Collective Soul, The Flaming Lips, The Bravery, The Verve, Kaiser Cheifs, my buddies the Drive Through Pharmacy, Jethro Tull, Rush, The Moody Blues, The Beach Boys, Elton John, Martin L.Gore, The Raconteurs, Harry Nilsson, Garbage, Sneaker Pimps, Wolfmother, Camouflage, Deerhood, Voxtrot, The Horrors, The Editors, Blonde Redhead, Blondie, Dazz Band, Cindy Lauper, The Doors, Kasabian, Three Dog Night And so many others I can't think of at this time
Favorite Books I am still trying to read more novel type books but I do love magazines. As far as childrens books and chidrens book illustrators. I enjoy and idolize the work of Mary Grand Pre, Adam Rex, Tony Deterlizzi, Maurice Syndack, James Gurney, Carter Goodrich, Dr. Suess, and Bill Peet "his autobiography is amazing"

You forgot your mom's birthday! What can you make out of super glue and olive pits?

A decoy of myself that will throw my parents off while I run like the wind to purchase a perfect gift in the nick of time.