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WELCOME TO DINOS AND TEACUPS
AN
ILLUSTRATION & ANIMATION STUDIO
AND A ONE-WOMAN SHOW

Hi! I’m Charlie, a vegan freelancer from Canada.
Dinos&Teacups is the name of my creative studio and it’s where I provide
various clients with one-stop-shop animated videos, as well as illustrations and loops.
I’m now settled in Spain, where my partner and I are creating a permaculture homestead,
which is a fancy way to say that I compost the good stuff and if the world ends, I’ll have apple sauce!

I’m happy to say that I’m more motivated than ever to collaborate with
studios, agencies and companies who share my values and inspire me.

WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU?

Animation

I specialize in full-service animations for clients, which include storyboard, illustrations, animation, and all sound work (this last one, I outsource to my favourite professionals). I also often collaborate as freelancer with studios!

Loops

Long form videos aren’t always necessary. Sometimes, a message just needs a carefully crafted short loop of animation to support it!

Illustration

Aside from illustrating assets for animation, I also create static illustrations, like magazine covers, headers for websites, apps, etc. My illustration style is colorful, playful, and I love bold characters.

MY PORTFOLIO

Canoe Time
Illustrated styleframes
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Demo Reel
2021
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Vegan Society
Animated Campaign Video
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Vmarkt
Animated Commercial
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E-Butler
Animated Explainer Video
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Youtube channel intro
Animated Youtube Intro
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For Living Trust
Animated Promo
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Alfa Systems
Animated Explainer Videos
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Vegan Magazine
Magazine Cover Illustration
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Articule
Animated Explainer Video
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Ready for Summer
Personal Illustration
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Mulechain
Animated Explainer Video
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Honda Gardening Club
Series of animated promos
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Gifs for Mostly Serious
Series of animated loops for an agency's branding
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AZA
Animated Explainer Video
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Storybots + Coat of Arms
Animated song for a Netflix show
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The Offside Rule
Animated Explainer Video
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RXNT
Animated Brand video
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LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?

                       

If you want to get started on a new project or would simply like a quote, click on the button below and let’s talk!

TESTIMONIALS

From day 1, everyone involved could see the value that working with Charlie would bring to the project. Communication was solid throughout, with flexible scheduling of Skype calls and very clear replies to feedback and problem solving.  In Charlie, I found an extraordinary value and a true creative partner, who really helped to elevate ideas in addition to bringing them to life beautifully. I would absolutely recommend working with Charlie; there could not be a better partner and value out there.
Jon Barthmus Associate Creative Director at DID Agency
It has been a joy to work with Charlie on our animation project. Seeing her creative flair bring our ideas to life has been so exciting, and throughout the project she has made the process as straightforward as possible with clear communication, flexibility and plenty of fantastic ideas. I very much hope to work with Charlie again in the future, and am already recommending her expertise to others. 
Elena Orde Senior Officer at The Vegan Society
I was interested in having an animated video to convey to the viewer what my app is about. Charlie’s style was exactly what I was looking for and I fell in love with her animations. She explained everything in detail from the beginning and laid out her expectations from me, and what I should expect from her. Because of this, our communication was quick and reliable. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone who is looking for a great professional animated video.
Tiana DiValerio Founder & President at Lufuu
Working with Charlie was a wonderful experience. We were looking for spot illustrations to bring our fin-tech app to life. Charlie delivered lovely illustrations and was easy to work with. Rather than many lengthy meetings, Charlie stayed in constant communication with us in order to understand what we were looking for and revise as needed. Despite the 6 hour time difference, Charlie was incredibly responsive. Hopefully we can work with her again when we have additional illustration needs!
Liza Otto UX Director at Rize
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LET’S TALK

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If you have a project you think I’d be a good fit for, I’d love to hear from you. Keep in mind, the more information you can give me about your project, the quicker I can provide you with a quote!