Mel B!
Animator • Illustrator


College for Creative Studies 2006 - 2010
BFA, majoring in Entertainment Arts with a focus on traditional hand-drawn animation, character and concept design illustration.


Technically Magi October 2014 - Present
Penciler, Inker and cover illustrator for Technically Magi comic.

Javadoodle: Art by Mel B! (Formerly Mel Miller Art) 2003 - Present
Animation, concept design and illustration for both companies and individual clients.

FX and Character Artist January 2012-December 2013
VFX and Character design for NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians for Rollman Entertainment. Roles have included character design, character model turn arounds, FX design, Line art Clean Up, Background coloration and prop design.

Contract Character Artist February-May 2013
Providing character concept art for Rollman Entertainment of Los Angeles, CA.

The ARMSmasters Project
Concept Art and Clean-Up animation for Michigan-based Alpha Omega Animation Design’s ARMSmaster’s traditionally animated project trailer and pitch bible.

Independent Contractor - Concept Art 2012
Providing character concept art for Rollman Entertainment of Los Angeles, CA.

Caravan 2009 - 2011
Short film production project. Animated traditionally, colored in Photoshop, composited in Adobe After Effects.
Spy Kids 4: All The Time in The World  2011
2D to 3D stereoscopic conversion in Nuke for Speedshape in Birmingham, Michigan.

Iesodo 2011
Independent Contractor - Concept Art. Providing character design and concept art for Rollman Entertainment of Los Angeles, CA.

Youth Art Instructor 2011
Teaching character design as a youth art instructor to students at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.

Littlest Angel LLC
Lead Story Board artist on an animated feature film, The Littlest Angel.

Private SNAFU Golden Classics
DVD cover background illustration in collaboration with character artwork by animator Eric Goldberg for Thunderbean Animation’s Private SNAFU Golden Classics 2010 release.

Raya Sunshine
2009 - 2010
Created a series of character design concepts for “Raya Sunshine,” a pitch for a children’s television show created by Michigan-based Tickle Entertainment.

Vito’s Pizza Commercials
Digitally enhanced and painted a series of 3 backgrounds for two Vito’s Pizza television commercials produced by Michigan’s Thunderbean Animation.

2008 - 2009
Digitally rendered color for 30 illustrated backgrounds in Adobe Photoshop CS3 for this three and a half minute long independently animated music video.

Biore Daily Recharging Moments
A series of web adds for, through Thunderbean Animation Studio. Roles in production include concept art, asset creation, traditional animation, storyboarding, and frame-by-frame watercolor painting.


KAFI 2009 Cartoon Challenge
May 2009
A member of the 5-animator team selected to represent the College for Creative Studies at the Kalamazoo Animation Festival International’s 2009 Cartoon Challenge.

Scholarships & Collegiate Honors
2006 - 2010
Graduated with High Honors from the College for Creative Studies 2010 with a 3.974 Cumulative GPA
The CCS Scholarship of $24,000.
The 1st place 2010 Stratton Foundation Scholarship of $1,500 for Caravan.
The Alumni Scholarship of $1,500 awarded to students with the highest GPA in their major.