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Kevin M Tinsley
141 16th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 788 - 8858


Virginia Commonwealth University, graduated May,1986
BFA Painting and Printmaking; Minors: Art History; Philosophy and Religious Studies

The Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, Inc., May, 1989
Illustration & Graphic Arts Diploma

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY; 1994 to Present
The New School, New York, NY; 1997 to Present
continuing education in Computer Arts and Design

JOB SKILLS: Digital Prepress and Production Expert, Consulting and Training experience; Book, Advertising and Web Design; advanced Printing and Separation techniques; Computer Color Correction and Separation; Scanning; camera ready Illustration; professional experience as Book and Magazine Publisher; Supervisory and Management experience.

Software: Expert level knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, and Acrobat ; Professional level knowledge of InDesign, HTML, and web design.


2009 Digital Prepress for Comic Books: Revised, Updated and Expanded: Author/Publisher

2008 Stonehaven: Fruit of the Poisonous Vine : Author/Publisher

2004 - 2006 Merkley + Partners / Update Graphics: Freelance
production, layout and comping for advertising print and storyboard pitches

2006 Stonehaven: Subterranean Hearts : Author/Artist/Publisher

2004 Wall Street Reporter: Freelance
production, layout and design for both print and online magazines

2004 Junemoon Studio: Freelance
digital production artist and lettering English Manga translations for Tokyo Pop, Central Park Media, and Media Blasters.

2000-2004 Sterling Publishing: Freelance
digital production artist and prepress consultant for marketing department

2004 Stonehaven: Milk Cartons and Dog Biscuits : Author/Publisher

2003 Redpill Productions / Burlyman Entertainment: Consultant
Digital Prepress Consultant for The Matrix Comics Graphic Novel

2003 Destination Comics: Consultant
Publishing and Prepress Consultant

2002/2003 Archaia Studios: Consultant
Color correction and Prepress Consultant

2002 The Festering Season: Author/Publisher

2000 Redpill Productions / Newmarket Press: Freelance
Digital Prepress Consultant for Art of the Matrix hardbound art book
featuring production art from the movie

1999 Digital Prepress for Comic Books: Author/Publisher

1999 Grey Advertising: Consultant
Computer Production Consultant and Trainer

1999 Pig Run Press: Freelance
Computer Production Consultant

1991-2001 Marvel Entertainment Group: Freelance / Consultant
Digital Production Consultant and Trainer
Digital Coloring and Cover Separations
Interior Coloring and Illustration for interior art pages

1996 Dark Horse Comics: Freelance
Digital Coloring and Cover Separations

1990 Prentice Hall, Inc: Freelance
black and white illustration and designs for: ESL Teachers Holiday Activities Kit by Elizabeth Claire

1989 Unicorn Publishing House,Inc: Freelance
production artist; point of purchase display mock ups; color, black and white book illustrations and designs


2006 to present Merkley + Partners: Senior Graphic Artist
Mechanical print production, including OOH, POP and packaging production; layout and comping for advertising print and storyboard pitches

1990-1996 Marvel Entertainment Group: Senior Cover Coordinator
responsibilities included supervising work of cover department; coordinating information between multiple departments company wide; computer production work on magazine and trade paperback covers; cover and logo design; art, separation and trapping corrections

Between 1994 and 1996 I was assigned the additional temporary responsibilities of assisting in the computerization of the Marvel Production Department. At this time I was asked to submit equipment proposals, organize work procedures, and create computer production techniques, as well as, training personnel and troubleshooting equipment and software problems. Many of these tasks I continued to perform for the Production Department as a Freelance Computer Consultant until 2001.

1990 Chromacomp Serigraphers: printer's apprentice
plate registration; trapping and separation proofing; color matching four to six color printing proofs

1989 New York Cotton Exchange: Production Artist
production work; marker comps and catalog design


American Artists Rep. Inc, Warner Lambert Corporation, Delta Systems Publishing, Kayton, Inc, Voyager Communications Inc

References Available Upon Request

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