Name. Ralph Frederick Manning
Pseudonym. Xeophex (zee-oh-fex)
Date of birth. 3rd June 1986
Current Age. 24
Nationality. White British
Current Location. Plymouth/Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Current occupation. Illustration graduate, freelance illustrator & graphic/web designer
Interests.Typography, glyphs, clouds & the sky, dreaming, pixels, natural history, digital painting, retro video-games, GUI & icon design, rag paper, print finishing, letterpress, animé, Japanese packaging design, electronic music, gothic architecture, photography, roof gardens, kinetic sculpture, calligraphy, really strong magnets
BA (Hons) Design: Illustration
University of Plymouth, 2007-2010
BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art & Design)
Bristol School of Art, Filton College, 2006-2007
Art & Design Advanced VCE (Double Award)
Bristol School of Art, Filton College, 2004-2006
Full curriculum vitae available on request
Website design & development (client-side)
Interface & icon design
Photograph retouching & optimisation
Identity design (ideogram & logotype design)
Print: business card, poster, flyer, brochure and sleeve design
Digital art & illustration
Software. Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, Dreamweaver & InDesign CS5, Maxon Cinema 4D, Microsoft Office Suite
Please email with all enquiries
www.justinrbarry.com - Aspirational painter and good friend, Justin Barry.
tomstebbings.blogspot.com - Friend, fellow classmate and illustrator, Tom Stebbings.
www.velkrosmaak.co.nr - My good friend and electronic musician, Imi Votteler.
www.martinjknight.com - Long time internet-friend and multifarious digital artist, Martin J. Knight.
www.datacoma.net - Internet-friend graphic artist, and musician, Allan Tangedal.
www.calibre22.net - Another internet-friend and graphic designer, James Butler.
www.4sidepixel.com/blog - CG generalist, Rajbir Dhalla.
www.djoo.com - Old friend from school, proficient in markup and server-side scripting, Daniel Oatway.
www.gustard.biz - One of my lectures from College and painter, Barry Güstard.
www.thomasbarwick.com - Lecturer in Illustration at the University of Plymouth and professional illustrator, Tom Barwick.
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