Hello! My name is Winston De Jesus and I am a graphic designer and digital illustrator based in New York. Growing up with video games and graphic novels have embedded me with a special love for storytelling and illustrating. I specialize in motion graphics, character design, and digital illustration and love fusing these worlds with vibrant color palettes and a fun personality.
A graduate of Purchase College with a BFA in Graphic Design, I am currently freelancing as a designer and illustrator, as well as working on a webcomic called Fallrest Harbor.
Fallrest Harbor is a developing webcomic that centers around three city-bred friends on a summer road trip that turns into a supernatural chiller as they find themselves suddenly trapped in the seaside town of Fallrest Harbor - a town not found on any map.
In October of 2020, I followed the prompt list created by illustrator Stephanie Martinez, known online as Nidrogenn, entitled Nostalgic Horror: VHS Edition, which lists 31 horror movies from which one could illustrate and interpret as covers for old school video cassette covers.
Undertaking this challenge to create a piece every day for 31 days, experimenting with different styles and workflows, and discovering new horror movies had certainly made this an incredibly fun project.
Aboranth is a collaborative senior project done between myself and fellow classmate and designer, Giancarlo Hernandez. Our collective objective was to make a fun turn-based battle card game entirely from scratch, along with accompanying deliverables such as packaging, booklet, and trailer.
Started by illustrator Jake Parker as a challenge to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits, Inktober has since grown into a worldwide endeavor with thousands of artists taking on the challenge every year.
Every day for the month of October anyone participating in the Inktober challenge creates an ink drawing and posts it online.