Corel Painter Master - Dwayne Vance
Name: Dwayne Vance
Websites: www.MastersofChickenScratch.com | www.FutureElements.net
Dwayne graduated from the Art Center College of Design with a BS Degree in Transportation Design. He began his design career with Troy Lee Designs in Corona, California, as a designer of high-end motocross protective gear. He then became a Senior Designer for Mattel, Hot Wheels division. While at Hot Wheels, he designed and developed several cars and led teams for entire toy lines. He eventually returned to Troy Lee Designs. There, he continued to design cutting-edge motocross gear including the SE2 helmet and other protective equipment.
He now has his own company: "Future Elements – High energy art and design", and does work for companies, such as Mattel's Hot Wheels, Batman and entertainment divisions, Hasbro's Transformers and Star Wars division, Texaco, Oakley, Warner Bros, Mazda, Chumba racing, Upper Deck, Blackstar Paintball, Arctic Cat snowmobiles, Corel Painter, Jada toys, Fly Racing, Troy Lee Designs, Flying Lizard Racing, EA Games, Activision, DC Comics and a few others.
His designs have been widely published in magazines and books including "How to draw Hot Wheels the Hot Wheels Way" and "35 years of Hot Wheels", Official Corel Painter magazine, Imagine FX, Car Culture Deluxe, 2d Artist magazine, Digital Painting Techniques and Secrets of Corel Painter Experts. He published his own book, together with 12 other hot rod artists, called "The Hot Rod Art Book: Masters of Chicken Scratch", and now "The Hot Rod Art Book: Masters of Chicken Scratch Vol. 2". His art work is featured at the Peterson Automobile Museum in Los Angeles, California. He has a series of prints and artwork, based on Hot Rod and Muscle car art, which is created using mixed media. You can find the artwork for sale on: