Kristine Mae De Leon, also known as reirei18, is a self-taught traditional artist with knowledge and experience in digital painting using Adobe Photoshop since 2009. She graduated from the Academy of Design at RCC Institute of Technology and earned a diploma in 3D Animation for Video Games with Honours. She worked on concepts and character art for the Tim Horton’s Farm Game (PC), contributed character art for Aah Impossible Rescue (Xbox360) and was a volunteer concept artist for the remake of Love and War (PC). Currently a freelance artist and game master for Ragnarok Online and BandMaster Online. (see Games)
Tools: Mechanical Pencil 0.7, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Windows 7, mouse
Art Style Specialty: anime/manga, semi-realism
Skills: concept art, illustration, character design, storyboard, support (MMO)
Hobbies/Interest: Playing online games, video games and mobile games, drawing and designing, watching anime and asian drama, playing the piano, speaking in Japanese/Korean, learning Korean, Mandarin and Thai. I’m also interested in astronomy and mystery like detective stuff and psychological horror films and others..
Conventions: I am willing to travel anywhere for conventions! I’m often in Winnipeg Ai-kon and C4 as I am locally from Winnipeg hehe. I’ve been to Anime North and FanExpo in Toronto, Otakuthon in Montreal, Anime Expo in Los Angeles, Anime Next in New Jersey, Kawaiikon in Hawaii, AnimeUSA in DC, Sakuracon in Seattle, AnimeFest in Texas, as well as OtakuFest in Philippines. I got featured in the Winnipeg Free Press newspaper and in ShawTV Winnipeg because of these conventions hehe!
Fact: I prefer listening to music/ re-watch an old anime/drama while drawing. Actually, this is becoming a must everytime I grab those pencils or open photoshop.
Random: Rhythm gamer since 2012. I’m very competitive but I am loyal to our 6-key game called BandMaster. I also play 4-key in Osu!Mania but prefer BandMaster haha!