Gretel Lusky
Gretel Lusky
Illustrator & Comic artist
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Summary

Gretel Lusky is an illustrator and comic book artist based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She began her career in the animation industry both as character designer and vis dev artist for 2D and 3D animated shorts, tv series and feature films. In 2019, she decided to pursue her true passion: drawing comics.

Gretelโ€™s most recent publications include DC Comicsโ€™ ๐™‹๐™ง๐™ž๐™ข๐™š๐™ง, ๐˜ฟ๐˜พ ๐™๐™ก๐™–๐™จ๐™ ๐™๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™จ and IDW Publishing's ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ: ๐˜พ๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™ก๐™š๐™ง๐™จ, she also worked as cover artist for IDW's ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ: ๐˜พ๐™–๐™ฅ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก #1, ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ: ๐˜ผ๐™ซ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ and Titan Comics' ๐™‡๐™ž๐™›๐™š ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™š: ๐™‹๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ข๐™š. She has also worked on projects for clients including Netflix, 3dtotal Publishing, Simon & Schuster, Fantasy Flight Games, Lucasfilm, Upper Deck, Mundoloco CGI Animation Studios and Mcfly Studio,

Gretel also collaborated with brands and companies such as Warner Bros, Paramount Pictures, Wacom, Kuretake, Craftamo, XP-Pen, Etchr Lab, Spectrum Noir and Huion.

Her art is mostly inspired by nature and maritime imagery. She enjoys creating whimsical illustrations with strong characters and bright colors. When she's not drawing, she's probably reading a book, re-watching her favorite cartoons or traveling as much as her schedule allows!

For work inquiries or questions, feel free to contact her via e-mail at: gretellusky@gmail.com

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Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
ZBrush
ZBrush
Procreate
Procreate
Storyboard Pro
Storyboard Pro

Experience

  • Illustrator at ๐—œ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—™๐—ซ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜‡๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ
    Bath, United Kingdom
    April 2021 - Present

  • Cover/ Comic Artist at ๐—œ๐——๐—ช ๐—ฃ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด
    San Diego California, United States of America
    July 2020 - Present

    โ€ข Cover art for ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ: ๐˜ผ๐™ซ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ (2021)

    โ€ข Cover art for ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ: ๐˜พ๐™–๐™ฅ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก #1 (March 2021)

    โ€ข Layouts, inks and cover art for ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ: ๐˜พ๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™ก๐™š๐™ง๐™จ a horror themed four-part series. (Nov 2020)

  • Illustrator at ๐—™๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜† ๐—™๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜€
    Minnesota, United States of America
    January 2021 - April 2021

    Illustrations for FFG and Lucasfilm Ltd.

  • Cover Artist at ๐—ง๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€
    London, United Kingdom
    October 2020 - March 2021

    Cover art for upcoming arc of ๐™‡๐™ž๐™›๐™š ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™š ๐™‹๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™๐™ž๐™ข๐™š.

  • Cover/ Comic Artist at ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ
    New York, United States of America
    November 2019 - February 2021

    Book jacket project and comic pages for ๐™€๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™– ๐™„๐™ฃ๐™ซ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ž๐™—๐™ก๐™š (July 2021)

  • Character designer at ๐Ÿฏ๐—ฑ๐˜๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฃ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด
    Worcester, United Kingdom
    October 2020 - December 2020

    Freelance artist for upcoming book. (2021)

  • Freelance Artist at ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    October 2020 - October 2020

    Advertising campaign | Promotional artwork for new movie ๐™‡๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ˆ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ.

  • Comic Artist at ๐——๐—– ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    January 2019 - October 2020

    โ€ข Layouts, inks and colors for ๐™๐™ก๐™–๐™จ๐™ ๐™๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™จ (February 2021)

    โ€ข Layouts, inks and colors for ๐™‹๐™ง๐™ž๐™ข๐™š๐™ง, an OGN written by Thomas Krajewski and Jennifer Muro. (2019-2020)

  • Freelance Artist at ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜…
    California, United States of America
    June 2020 - July 2020

    Advertising campaign | Promotional artwork for ๐˜พ๐™ช๐™ง๐™จ๐™š๐™™- ๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ 1

  • Artist at ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ/ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    August 2020 - September 2020

    I was invited to be part of ๐™’๐™–๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™–๐™™๐™š๐™ข๐™ฎ ๐™€-๐™›๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ 2020, an online art festival that gathers live workshops and classes by some of the most renowned creative artists throughout Latin America.

  • Freelance Artist at ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜†
    Nevada , United States of America
    May 2020 - July 2020

    Original art for the 2020 ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐˜ผ๐™ฃ๐™ฃ๐™ช๐™–๐™ก ๐™๐™ง๐™–๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐˜พ๐™–๐™ง๐™™๐™จ.

  • Character Designer at ๐— ๐—ฐ๐—ณ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฆ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ผ
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    July 2019 - August 2019

    Character designs for animated feature film ๐™€๐™ก ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ง๐™–๐™ž๐™จ๐™ค.

  • Cover Artist at ๐—จ๐— ๐—– ๐—˜๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    March 2018 - April 2018

    Cover artwork for ๐™‚๐™‡๐™€๐™•๐™†๐™€ #01

  • Cover Artist at ๐—˜๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    February 2017 - November 2018

    โ€ข Cover art for the saga ๐˜ผ๐™ฆ๐™ช๐™š๐™ก๐™–๐™ง๐™ง๐™š written by Vanesa O'Toole and Fernanda Bertonatti.

    ๐˜ผ๐™ฆ๐™ช๐™š๐™ก๐™–๐™ง๐™ง๐™š: ๐™‡๐™– ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ก๐™– ๐™™๐™š๐™ก ๐™๐™ช๐™š๐™œ๐™ค l ๐˜ผ๐™ฆ๐™ช๐™š๐™ก๐™–๐™ง๐™ง๐™š: ๐™‡๐™– ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ก๐™– ๐™™๐™š ๐™ก๐™– ๐™๐™ž๐™š๐™ง๐™ง๐™– l ๐˜ผ๐™ฆ๐™ช๐™š๐™ก๐™–๐™ง๐™ง๐™š: ๐™‡๐™– ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ก๐™– ๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™š๐™ก ๐˜ผ๐™ž๐™ง๐™š l ๐˜ผ๐™ฆ๐™ช๐™š๐™ก๐™–๐™ง๐™ง๐™š: ๐™Ž๐™ช๐™จ๐™ช๐™ง๐™ง๐™ค๐™จ ๐™™๐™š๐™ก ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™š๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™ค

    โ€ข Cover art for ๐™Ž๐™ž๐™š๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™™๐™ž๐™–๐™จ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ง๐™– ๐™€๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฏ๐™–๐™—๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™Ž๐™˜๐™๐™ช๐™ข๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฃ written by Vanesa O'Toole

  • Visual Development Artist / Character Designer at ๐— ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ ๐—–๐—š๐—œ ๐—”๐—ป๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐˜€
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    July 2015 - January 2019

    โ€ข ๐™๐™ก๐™ค๐™ง๐™ž๐™—๐™š๐™ก๐™ก๐™– ๐™๐™‘ ๐™จ๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™š๐™จ for Discovery Kids and Cris Morena Group. Duties: Character design | Illustrations and storypanels | Storyboard clean up | Layout revisionist.

    โ€ข ๐™„๐™–๐™ฃ, ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ข๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™ ๐™จ๐™๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™›๐™ž๐™ก๐™ข. Duties: Character Design and Concept art. 'Ian' premiered for audiences around the world on YouTube and was broadcast in Latin America simultaneously on Disney, Cartoon Network, Discovery Kids, Nickelodeon, PakaPaka and YouTube Kids Nov. 30, 2018.

    โ€ข ๐™ˆ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™‹๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ง ๐™๐™ค๐™˜๐™ ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ 3D animated series for Discovery Kids. Duties: Visual development | Prop design | Color keys | Storyboard.

    โ€ข๐™€๐™จ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฅ๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™„๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™–, animated feature film. Duties: Visual development | Concept art.

    โ€ข ๐™๐™ง๐™ž๐™ซ๐™ž๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™– 2D animated series for Etermax. Duties: Prop design | Backgrounds | Character designs.