J.P. Targete Targete

J.P. Targete Targete

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First Name * J.P.
Last Name * Targete Targete
Username * TARGETE
City Los Angeles, CA
Nationality american
Languages English

Experience

Current Position Artist
Areas of Expertise Pre Production
Preferred Tools IllustrationIllustratorConcept artCharacter designArt DirectionPhotoshopModelingMudboxBlender

Contact

Availability: Freelance
Website www.targeteart.com
Twitter @JPTargete

About

J.P. is an accomplished digital and traditional illustrator, concept artist and art director for books and video games. He attended the School of Visual Arts in New York and started working professionally at age twenty, illustrating book covers for Avon Books. Soon after, he got his big break and began illustrating sci-fi and fantasy book covers for Berkeley/Ace Books, Bantam Books and Warner Books. He continued to do work for Wizards of the Coast, The Science Fiction Book Club and many role playing game companies. With over 300 book covers, J.P.'s work has also been published in Spectrum in the Society of Illustrators and ImagineFX. In 2000 J.P. won the A.S.F.A. Chesley Award for best paperback book cover. After many years of illustrating he decided to try his hand at concept art and landed a job with NCsoft. That same year he became Art Director at NCsoft Santa Monica, where he worked on creatures and environments for games such as Tabula Rasa and Aion. He is currently freelancing for publishers and production studios working on various projects for film, games, comics and television commercials..



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