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My name is Jake Guttormsson.

I am an artist and writer, and began publishing my own books in 2015. I’ve won a number of awards. In 2002, I won an Emmy Award for Motion Design. Then in 2009, I won the Global Grand Prize in Motion Design at the Cut & Paste Design Competition. In 2014, I won the DDB NY pumpkin carving contest. I live with my wife and two kids in Maplewood, New Jersey.

For my day job, I am a Freelance Integrated Producer working in agencies around NYC. I’ve worked in the advertising, marketing, PR, animation, digital, and post-production industries for 18 years.

You can buy my books and art work at my shop alphabetadventures.xyz or head over to my Etsy shop.

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Bugs!

I've had this idea for many years to do a nature show based on all these creatures that I draw. I watched Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom religiously as a kid. I had shot all...
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Foldy Monsters

In my family, There is a special game we play called “Foldy Monsters". It is also known as “Exquisite Corpse". The technique was invented by The Surrealists, and is similar to an old Party game in...
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The Zombie Hunters

Ever since I saw "the Night of the Living Dead" at a sleepover in 7th grade, zombies have freaked the shit out of me. I started this short in October of 2010 as a little...
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Ode to Joy

The animated short film that a nation wide panic in 1928. I discovered a rare 16mm print of the classic 1928 animated film by Nathan Fairchild in the attic of my home in New Jersey...
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Alphabet Adventures

Drawing everyday keeps me from dying inside. But after a few months, it becomes routine, and boredom sets it. I needed something to strive for, to keep things fresh, to keep my mind stimulated. One day,...