Pernille Ørum

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Pernille Ørum is a Danish illustrator and character designer living as a freelancer in Nairobi, Kenya. Pernille has worked with companies such as Nickelodeon Jr, Mattel, Dreamworks and Disney publishing and she was the lead character designer on Warner Brother’s ‘DC Superhero Girls’ and in 2019 Pernille debuted as a comic book artist with Mark Miller’s HitGirl written by the director Kevin Smith.

Participant Schedule

Friday 10/14


The Art of Balance: Kids and Career

Friday 10/14 12:40PM - 1:40PM Room 104-105

Concept Art Association, Pernille Ørum, Lynn Chen, Nicole Hendrix, Eliza Ivanova, Rachel Meinerding

Moderated by Rachel and Nicole of Concept Art Association, join industry artists Pernille Orum, Lynn Chen and more to be announced as they discuss the balance of kids and career. This will be a casual and open conversation about the challenges, the joys and pressures of maintaining a career that you love while still being a present parent and successfully raising a family. In partnership with Women in Animation.


Characters & Colors

Friday 10/14 3:30PM - 4:30PM Demo Area 1 - HALL C

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Pernille will be sharing her process bringing a sketch to final. Pernille is a professional character designer and she’s know for her simple colors and designs and in this demo she’ll show her process.

Saturday 10/15


Social Media Superstars Panel

Saturday 10/15 4:20PM - 5:20PM Room 107

BossLogic, Ross Tran, Raf Grassetti, Sam Yang, Pernille Ørum, Djamila Knopf, Banks Boutté

Social media has evolved into one of the most useful tools for artists to market themselves and get their work discovered by a larger audience, but what are the best ways for artists to take full advantage of their online platforms? Join social media superstars Ross Tran (1.4M IG Followers), Samdoesarts (2M IG Followers), Raf Grassetti (725K IG Followers), Boss Logic (2.2M IG Followers), Pernille Ørum (943K IG Followers), and Djamila Knopf (505K IG Followers) as they share all the essential information artists should know about building an online following, making a living off of their online presence, using their platforms as networking tool, and how to stay consistent! Moderated by Banks Boutté.

Sunday 10/16


Pernille Ørum Portfolio Reviews

Sunday 10/16 12:30PM - 1:30PM Portfolio Review Station 3

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