From pencils to pixels

Adam Howard was originally trained in his home town of Melbourne Australia as a graphic designer and illustrator, using very traditional artist tools. His passion for visual effects in film and television led him to be one of the first digital artists on the planet creating ground breaking digital effects and animation for ABC-TV Melbourne and AAV. He moved to Los Angeles in 1990 getting his dream jobs of working on Star Trek: The Next Generation and MacGyver, and a few years later working as a senior artist at George Lucas's Industrial Light & Magic (ILM)..

Adam has worked on 138 feature films including Titanic, Birdman, Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Pirates of the Caribbean 2, Mission Impossible 3, Rush Hour 3, Jarhead, Cliffhanger, The Sandlot, The River Wild, Pee Wee's Big HolidayWar of the Worlds, Star Trek: First Contact, The Day After Tomorrow and Bram Stokers Dracula.

He also created visual effects and animation for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, Will & Grace, That 70's Show and The Simpsons. He was senior VFX Supervisor for the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride experience at Universal Studios Orlando, Tokyo and Los Angeles. To see Adam's VFX work click here

Adam is now creating original illustrated portraits for purchase as the ultimate one of a kind gift for you, your family and friends. Please go to the contact page to commission your very own original work of art.