Experience Zohar Shachak's Digital Art

A Multi-Talented Digital Illustration and Concept Art Portfolio

Zohar Shachak is a Canadian Character Illustrator and Concept Artist working in digital media from Toronto Canada. Creating fantasy and sci-fi themed animations and illustrations he uses his work to emphasize the values of using escapism as a coping mechanism for stress, bullying, and dealing with mental illness. Zohar is actively interested in the production of videogames and movies seeing them as another outlet to share the values of escapism. Zohar's commercial work includes illustrationg for The Beast of Gevaudan board game, working as a Storyboard Artist and Animation intern for the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra. He has also worked as a freelance artists creating commissions for clients since 2018.

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Zohar Shachak

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Contact Information

Email: zohar.shachak@outlook.com
Instagram: @zohararts

Education

2016-2020

Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) BFA in Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation (With Distinction).

Employment

2020-October 2021

Illustrator for "The Beast of Gévaudan" boardgame by "Hounds and Jackals"


2016-2018

Center Camp, Summer Camp Councillor and Specialist Councillor.


2018-Present

Freelance work as character illustrator and concept artist.

Field Placement

2019-2020

Field placement with the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra working on an animated music video to a soundtrack. Work included storyboarding, concept art and animating (Completed April 2020).

Awards and Scholarships

2019

Takao Tanabe Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement.

Screenings

2019

Student screening at Handlebar, The Last Saskatchewan Glitch (animated video).

 

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