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My name is...

LAWRENCE CHRISTMAS

I’m your friendly neighborhood commercial Illustrator specializing in Character Design & Illustration for the Children’s Licensing & Publishing Industries.

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, Dreamweaver
larry@lci-studios.com
Illustration, Animation, Toy Design, WordPress
Upon request
Based out of New York

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A Brief Biography...

The fascinating story of a cartoon and animation addict that overcame his circumstances and became an even bigger cartoon and animation addict…

As a fifteen year veteran of the licensing, toy, and entertainment industry, Lawrence has worked on everything from Teen Aged Mutant Ninjas to Looney Tunes.

After attending School Of Visual Arts in New York, Lawrence was hired as head toy designer for Happiness Express Inc.

While there he had the opportunity to design everything from night lights to action figures. Working for a small company also meant wearing many hats. Lawrence gained valuable experience in package design, sculpture and style guide creation.

After 5 years in the toy industry he moved on to a career in character illustration, creating style guide

art for Newline Cinema, Jim Henson Productions, and 4Kids Entertainment to name a few.

Among other things he is now one of the official licensing artists for Teen Age Mutant Ninja Turtles, Major League Baseball and Nickelodeon’s Go Diego.

Not content to just draw the characters, Lawrence has also made the leap to digital animation. To date he has worked on films for the web and broadcast television for companies like ABC Networks, Nickelodeon, and VH1. (IMDB)

Lawrence currently resides in Queens, New York where he plots to corrupt the minds of youth with silly pictures and funny books. Request a resume.

Studio Skills

The stuff I use to make other stuff…

Photoshop

I been using Photoshop for everything from Web Design to sketching and layout for for over 15 years. I’de be lost without it in my toolbox.

Illustrator

Illustrator CC. My weapon of choice. I specialize in vector artwork so this is an invaluable tool for me. 99.9% of my work is produced in this program.

Adobe Animate

I’ve been producing animation in this program since it was first released under the name of flash. It has it’s unique quirks which I’ve learned to use as strengths.

Dreamweaver

This program is handy. Of course, I started out hand coding web pages but I thank the gods daily for Dreamweaver’s time saving features. I even get to use this flexible tool with WordPress.

HTML & CSS

Before I knew WordPress was a thing I was forced to learn these skills & I’m glad I did. I love using content management systems like WordPress. they make life easy but I still use HTML & CSS on every project.

Wordpress

Finally we get to the CMS that saved my life! WordPress makes designing a functional website so much easier. I’ve been using it for the better part os 17 years and it’s only gotten better with Builders like Elementor.

Our Services

What we can do for you.

Character Illustration

We specialize in the creation of vector character art, situational, 3D turn art,  brand packaging as well as repeat pattern creation for licensing.

Book Illustration

Wether it be illustration for physical, ebook or animated story apps LCI Studios has the specific skill set you’re looking for. We also have the ability to create on model art when dealing with licensed properties.

Animation

LCI has worked on films for television, mobile apps, and for the web. our clients include, Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1, AT&T, Major League Baseball and ABC Radio Networks.

Pro Mascot Services

LCI has served a number of professional sports teams with character Illustration & mascot design services. Contact us to learn which ones and what we can do for your team.

Toy Design

Lawrence worked as a Toy Designer for 5 years. We understand taking a product from a simple sketch to a finished product. Have an idea? Let us help you bring it to market.

Wordpress Design

Need a website or online style guide for your licensed property? LCI Studios is well versed in HTML, CSS, & WordPress. We can implement your vision Quickly and affordably.

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People We Work With...

Some of the wonderful people that keep us in pencils…

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