Tom has many years of experience as a full-time freelance Illustrator. He has had a love for painting since junior high, where he sold his first painting. Tom attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, then returned to Minneapolis where he has successfully established himself as a prolific painter. His passion for color, lighting and composition is clear in his work. He specializes in a range of styles and mediums; everything from storyboards to finished illustrations to fine art. Proficient in Photoshop and Painter, Tom often takes his traditional illustrations and enhances them into digital formats. He is also comfortable with complete digital work. Tom’s work consists of fine artworks in figures, portraits and landscapes, which have appeared in local, national and international markets. Tom Foty's paintings have been featured in both the editorial and corporate markets, as well as the publishing industry, working with many prominent clients.
Acrylic, Airbrush, Caricature, Cartoon, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Digital, Figurative, Fine Art, Graphic, Impressionistic, Line, Mixed Media, Oil, Painterly, Pastel, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Realism, Storyboards, Stylized, Watercolor, Floral, Whimsical, Chalkboard
Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Annual Report, Book Covers, Botanical, Children, Children's Books, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Food, Health, Historical, Holidays, Industrial, Landscape, Leisure, Nature, Packaging, People, Political, Portrait, Posters, Product, Romance, Sports, Technology, Toys & Games, Transportation, Travel, Wildlife, Americana, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Feminine, Masculine, Spiritual, Ethnic, Game, Environmental, Financial