Tynder BlueKoinu - Nicole "Nik" Martel
With a diploma in 2D Commercial Animation and training in the Fine Arts, Nicole "Nik" Martel is a versatile artist. Their areas of specialization include character design, digital painting, layout, character posing, and line quality. Although they like to explore different techniques their favourite traditional mediums are ink, Copic markers, and pencil crayon. Their lifelong passion for animals and food art is reflected in their creative passions and they inspire much of their work. They have been a freelance artist for most of their 15+ year career doing pet caricatures, convention character badges, and industry art production. They have worked on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, My Little Pony: The Movie, Barbie, Spidey and His Amazing Friends, The Tom and Jerry Series, Baby Shark's Big Show, Transformers: Rescue Bots, and several other NDA projects. They also were an instructor at Bow Valley College teaching students in Digital Design as a Profession.
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