• About Gail

    Gail McColl is an illustrator and 2D/3D animator based in Glasgow, Scotland. She is available for freelance, contract and permanent work on a variety of projects, and willing to relocate.

    What’s New

    10Dec

    Up and going!

    New website! From now on I shall ensure that all changes will be on both here and my Facebook page - please like my page for updates!

    01Oct

    Best day of the year so far ...

    On this day - our 2.5 year anniversary - my wonderful partner Henry proposed to me. I could not be happier! Details to follow, of course.

    Illustration, 2D/3D animation, 3D modelling, graphics and portraiture

    Gail graduated with merit from Glasgow School of Art's M.Des Animation program in 2013, and is now looking to demonstrate her capacity and potential for success in any creative industry to which her array skills would be suited.

    Skills and software knowledge include:

    • Illustration and concept art - digital and traditional media
    • Animation - hand-drawn traditional, Flash, and 3D using Autodesk Maya
    • 3D Modelling - character, prop, building and landscape, primarily using Maya and Zbrush
    • Graphics - design for screen and print
    • Portraiture - drawn, painted or digital for print, human, animal or otherwise.
  • Bio

    About Gail

    Gail graduated with merit from Glasgow School of Art's M.Des Animation program in 2013, and is now looking to demonstrate her capacity and potential for success in the ccreative workplace.

    She is currently working in the customer service industry while spending any free time possible chasing her creative interests.

    She is an enthusiast for all things cute and spooky, in equal parts (and not necessarily in that order) ... and her favourite animals are cats, bears, otters and dragons.

    Interests

    • Mythology and folklore
    • Literature (writing being another hobby)
    • History
    • Alternative music subculture
    • Pre-Raphaelite, Art Deco and Art Nouveau movements
    • Singing along badly
    Curriculum Vitae
  • Illustration

    Animation

    More videos are available for viewing at my Vimeo page!

    3D Modelling

    Graphics

    Coming Soon

    Portrait

    Coming Soon
  • About My Works

    Abour Recent Exhibition

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    New Tecnologies

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    Creative Ideas

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  • Contact Info

    If you have any questions about my work, or would like to discuss a project, commission or contract, please feel free to use the details listed here!

    I am currently open for work and willing to consider any contract.

    Telephone:
    Email:

    +44 (0) 7880 233 334
    gailcmccoll@yahoo.co.uk


  • Curriculum Vitae

    Relevant Animation Experience

    One Thumb Mobile Gaming, Glasgow - Illustrator and GUI artist (internship), 2010-2011
    Asset and concept artist for mobile game projects, working as part of a small art team under a set production framework.
    - Celtic Hero (iPad/iPhone game app), 2010-2011. Created by One Thumb Mobile Gaming, Glasgow. Released to the public through Apple Store mid 2011.

    Ink.Digital Animation, Dundee - Colourist, 2009
    Colourist as part of the Ink & Paint team, working towards creating high quality output of frames for a feature film, at a fast pace. Strict deadlines and set security procedures were in place at all times.
    - The Illusionist, 2010. Directed by Sylvain Chomet. Released internationally to high acclaim, nominated for various awards including Oscars and Golden Globes.

    Education

    M.Des Animation (with Merit), 2013 - Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow.
    Thesis: The relationship between the conscious and subconcious in visible emotions, and their use/functionality in animation.

    BA (Hons) Animation (2:1), 2009 - Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee.
    Dissertation: Alternative subculture and its place in modern media

    6 Scottish Highers (AAAAAB), 2004 - Hutchesons’ Grammar School, Glasgow.

    Other work experience

    • - ACCA, Glasgow, 2014-present. Customer service advisor.
    • - Barclays, Glasgow, 2014. Banking office executive (temp)
    • - Spar, Glasgow, 2013. General Assistant.
    • - KPMG LLP, Glasgow, 2012-2013. Administrator.
    • - Santander Business Banking, Glasgow, 2010-2011. Customer Service Agent.
    • - Hays Recruitment for Direct Line and Axa Insurance, Glasgow, 2009-2010. Contact Centre Agent and Data Entry.
    • - TSC for Vodafone, Kilmarnock, 2008. Contact Centre Agent.

    References available upon request.

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