BloodSweatVector (BSV) was founded in October of 2008 by Jared Nickerson and Brad Mahaffey. BSV brings together some of the highest regarded vector artists in the world, posting their news, updates, releases, and recommendations to all of you readers. Authors (the artists) posting on this site have been specifically invited to be a part of BSV due to the respect they garner in the vector community. Each entry is from the artists themselves, providing the news directly to you via BSV. If you feel that you can contribute to this site with quality news, updates, and information in the world of vector, please contact us. We are always looking to expand our network of contributing members and artists.
A graphic and web designer, and the founder of a small northwestern design studio. Now living in Seattle for the past five years, loving the art, music, and culture it has to offer. Fan of coffee, travel, and the occasional slow jam. Believes people should listen to more Bob Marley, and watch less TV.
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Jared Nickerson is 27 year old freelance illustrator. He was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After a number of moves throughout Canada and the US he is now located in Seattle, Washington. With well over six years in the industry, Jared runs his own design studio, J3Concepts. Along with running his own studio, Jared is also remote Art Director for European based clothing label laFraise. Jared specializes in character, editorial, video game, product, and textile design.
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PR DirectorKate McInnes (aka – LoungeKat) is an Illustrator and Designer from Melbourne, Australia. Her work has been exhibited locally and internationally in shows such as Yen magazine’s Curvy, Gimme Shelter, Dex, Plastic Pimps, FreQee, Cut Outs and Toy2R’s DIY Bart tour. Most commonly known for her seductive drawings of women LoungeKat has recently ventured into pattern design and collaborative work with fellow vector illustrator Sean Kelly (Bucket‘o’Thought) You can see her work on custom toys, skateboards, badges, t-shirts, cd covers, greeting cards and limited edition prints.
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