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X-MEN n FANTASTIC FOUR_Colored by totmoartsstudio2

When ever you have an up shot of a jawline, don't draw the jawline. Instead play with colours and shadows to show where the jaw meets t...


Gabriel Choquette


My ultimate goal is to master all aspects of animation. I want to be able to do it all and do it well, whether it's creating storyboards, character animation, design, backgrounds, 2D, 3D, even voice work. I am a fast learner, a teacher, a motivator and I love to help people and get them excited about animation. I have been seriously studying illustration and animation for more than 20 years!


September 2005 - December 2005
Algonquin College 
Introduction to 3D animation (part-time) 3D Studio Max

September 1998 - April 2001 
Algonquin College 
Animation television (Diploma) 

August 1998 - September 1998
Algonquin College 
Pre-animation (part-time)

January 1997 - September 1998
Ottawa School of Art 
Classes in: Life drawing, Perspective drawing, Anatomy, Cartooning 

September 1993 – June 1997
École Secondaire Garneau
Grade 12 Diploma 


Myriam la dévoreuse de livres (Children's book ages 7 to 12)
Writer: Lisette Brochu
Publishing house: Vermillon

Elementary Safety Book for Young Children 
(10,000$ grand prize winner of 2004)
Publishing house: Regional Maple Leaf Communications Inc. 

The Adventures of Stay Safe Koko and Company 
Eastern Ontario Health Unit (2007)
A 20 minute animated video on injury prevention for children between 3 to 5 years of age.
Storyboards, characters and backgrounds 
(Paper and pencil, inks, Adobe Illustrator)

Le génie de Jessie
Writer: Alberte Villeneuve-Sinclair
Publishing house: B


May 2003 – Present
Centre franco-ontarien de ressources pédagogiques
Job title: Flash Animator

• Create complex Flash animations and illustrations for on-line educational courses (E-learning) for the Ontario Ministry of Education. 
• Supervised contract animators and managed different deadlines for a large project. 
• Work with Flash, Illustrator and Photoshop. 

April 2003 - May 2003
Funbag Cartoons
Job title: Background artist

• Performed background clean-ups for television show Robo Roach.

April 2001 - December 2002
Hemera Technologies
Job title: Digital Imaging Specialist

• Edited clipart and photographs using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. 

January 2001 - December 2002
Pip Animation
Job title: Digital Ink and Painter

• Digitally inked and painted all character animation using Toonz 4.1 for television shows such as: 
a) Maggie and the Ferocious Beast
b) Ripping Friends 
c) Hoze Hounds 


• I have placed in the top 10 artists in Canada for the Ben Wick's Award four times since the contest began in 2000.
• Placed number one and received the grand prize of $10,000 for the Ben Wick's Elementary Safety Book for Young Children in 2004. The book was distributed across Canada and parts of the US.…
• First Aid certification.
• Attended 2 day Pixar Animation master class in Montreal, Canada in 2011.


• Flash
• Illustrator
• Paper, pencil and Pantone markers
• Photoshop
• Toon Boom Animate Pro


• Since 1991 I have been studying Taekwon-Do and have received my 4th degree black belt. I am now a certified instructor with the International Taekwon-Do Federation and I teach for the City of Ottawa at the South Fallingbrook Community Centre. I also compete at a national level.



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thanks for the :+fav:! :D
aniforlife Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you for the faves and FAWKIN awesome comment!
Catpop Jan 14, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fave!
I've studied Taekwon-Do too, I think it's great :)
Baku-TheSumoMonk Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
hey, do u take requests?
Sure...I'll see what I can do.
Baku-TheSumoMonk Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
i was wondering if u can draw my yokozuna Baku in the style that u drawn yours. [link]
yeah i'll see what I can do... I'm pretty busy these days but just click "watch" and I'm sure I can make one eventually since i love sumos!
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J-Century Feb 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello, thank you so much for the deviantWATCH!
Man I can't get over how nice your models are!!! I have spent more time on your page than any other artits on DA! And I have one of your girls as my desktop!
J-Century Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ohhh, thanks for your kindness, mate!
It's my honor to have one of my girl on your desktop!! =)
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