Andy Stephens was born in the north east of England, Stockton-on-tees in 1975. From an early age he was very creative with a diligent attention to detail, inspired by anything that could be carved or moulded, painted or drawn on.
Educated at St Albans city collage, he completed an Art foundation course and went on to study Illustration and graphics at the UEA. In the period of his studies he became interested in digital 3D art and Computer-generated imagery, working in 3D Studio Max.
Andy quickly became proficient in this field, with a flair for CGI and a keen interest in the gaming industry.
Andy moved to Brighton to work for Climax Studios as a model and texture artist. Furthermore he was a contributor to the 3D World magazine, and was acclaimed artist of the month subsequently had two models published, whilst continuing to work as a freelance illustrator.
In 2006 Andy relocated to Norfolk where, already fully conversant with software packages such as 3D Max, Photoshop and Illustrator he began working for a local theming company, putting together concept visualisations and designs for sea life centres across Europe. Also, working within the textile industry, creating designs for clothes.
In 2013 he set up Nuffsed, expanding his graphical range to undertake impressive large format print work for well known event companies such as Underbelly and Unique. Creating visuals for the
Fringe festival, Edinburgh's Christmas market and The Rugby World Cup.
Andy has worked with an impressive client pool including among others the Hackney Empire, The Round House and the Eclectic Bar Group.
Andy has also exhibited artwork for the charity Mind and regularly contributes to local community projects by teaching art to groups.
Whether your needs are 3D graphic projects, proposal visuals, architectural illustrations, or concept art Andy will be able to assist you. Please feel free to email a brief whereupon contact will be made to discuss your specific requirements.
Jel Holms from Dusted Design Ltd
'I have used Andy’s talents for 10 years now. He consistently delivers top quality illustrations, always on time and to budget.
Here’s to the next 10 years!’ Jel Holmes',
Nicki Marsh. Head of Marketing. Underbelly Ltd
'Nuffsed have produced a variety of high quality illustration work for Underbelly, depicting our numerous large-scale events. They have always been visually stunning with accurate attention to detail'
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