Character Design and Illustration

Toraneko Studios

  • About

    Stephanie Chan (aka Toraneko) is a character designer, storyboarder, and illustrator, who is also interested in other mediums such as 3D modelling, sculplting and texturing, 2D and 3D animation, motion graphics, and web design. Her hobbies include gaming, and reading. In her free time she loves creating characters and making up stories for them.


    HTML and CSS
    Storyboarding and sequential art

    3D modelling and sculpting
    Layout and design

  • Projects

    Gunter's Fables was the capstone project of Swinburne University in 2012. It was a series of children's books written by entrepreneur Gunter Pauli, designed to teach children about sustainable ecosystems.

    Pathway was the result of a research project undertaken in collaboration with Medicare. Using first and second hand research methods, we created a digital solution for people suffering with diabetes, to enable them to seek support from peers via a social medium.

    The Marauder is a webcomic, created in collaboration with Gemma Deutsch. Future plans for this project are to turn it into a more interactive experience with branching storylines, and eventually a point-and-click adventure game.

    A series of short animations produced for Andatech, based on pre-existing radio jingles. Assets were produced in Illustrator, then animated in After Effects. All videos can be viewed at Andatech's Youtube channel.

  • Education

    Swinburne University of Technology 2013
    Completed Honours in Digital Media Design. Throughout the year worked in collaboration with LEAP Victoria, Anex, and Medicare on various industry based projects, which utilized digital media outcomes as solutions.

    Swinburne University of Technology 2010 - 2012
    Completed Digital Media Design. Awarded the Frank Fisher Award for Sustainability for work in Gunter's Fables in 2012.

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  • Contact

    +614 315 158 75