About Me!

Hello! My name is Sam Shainoff and I'm an Illustrator & Designer. Originating from a small town in northeast Ohio, I moved to Columbus to attend the Columbus College of Art & Design where I majored in Illustration and graduated with a BFA in May of 2021. 

My art journey started when I was old enough to hold a crayon, and I grew to be enamored with animation. I would spend hours drawing all of my favorite characters and learning how to mimic their styles. In 2016, I started drawing fanart of My Little Pony, and it become my first endeavors into professional art! I won a T-shirt Design contest and had my shirt sold in HotTopic! Later, I found myself in a trading card contest and was printed in the Enterplay My Little Pony TCG. You can also finds some of my official Warframe products on ForFansByFans, licensed by Digital Extremes.

Currently, I enjoy experimenting with Illustration through color, texture, and technique! I love working with vibrant palettes and soft visuals. I also love to world build and explore possibilities through visual development, as well as character, background, and prop design. Seeing art come to life through animation is incredibly thrilling!  

For business inquiries, please feel free to reach out via email or the form below! I'd love to work with you!

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