Gabrial Ken Larson Set Designer
Traditional and Computer Aided Design and Graphics
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Kenneth A. Larson
Set Designer & Model Maker
Computer & traditional
Northridge, CA 91326
(H) 818-368-9388 or 818-360-4050 : (M) 818-426-1777
www.setdesigner.biz // \\ klarsonsd@gmail.com
Summary: Close to four decades building and designing scenery, 17 years as a Prop Maker followed by 21 years as a Set Designer. Some time as Art Director. Started as a visual Effects Model Maker. Not only one of the first Set Designers to use a computer, including 3D, but one of only a few who can build a set. Versatile, experienced, fast, accurate, neat, reliable, self sufficient. Film and non-film, features and television. AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop. Model Maker. Museum volunteer for over 25 years.
Feature / Television Credits (partial):
Date - Title Studio-Producer Position - Task Prod. Des. / Art Director
2017 - The Get - pilot CBS Set Design using AutoCAD Tony Fanning, Chris Farmer
2016 - Pure Genius - season 1 Universal Studios Set Design using AutoCAD Steven Jordan, Alberto Gonzalez-Reyna
2015 - 2016 -Teen Wolf - seasons 5 & 6 Cowboy Jack Productions Set Design using AutoCAD Tom Hallbauer, Jasmine Garnet
2016 - Agents of Shield - seasons 3 Marvel Entertainment Set Design using AutoCAD & SketchUp Greg Melton, John Vertrees
2016 - The Conjuring 2 - Feature Evergreen Media Group, Dune Entertainment, New Line Cinema Set Design using AutoCAD Julie Berghoff, A. Todd Holland
2015 - Sleepless Night - Feature Sleepless Night, LLP Set Design using AutoCAD Tim Grimes, Timothy Kirkpatrick (TK)
2014 Selfie - season 1 Warner Brothers Television Set Design using AutoCAD Dina Lipton, Oana Bogdan
2014 Wilfred - part of season 4 FX Set Design using AutoCAD Michael Whetstone, David DiGiacomo
2014 Weird Loners - pilot 20th Century Fox Set Design using AutoCAD Michael Whetstone, Michael Budge
2014 Locked In - feature Red Room Productions Set Design using AutoCAD, SketchUp David Lazan, Chris DiLeo
2013 Quarry - pilot HBO Set Design using AutoCAD Tim Grimes, Timothy Kirkpatrick (TK)
2013 Two Wrongs - pilot 20th Century Fox Set Design using AutoCAD Michael Whetstone, Lauren Rosenbloom
2012 Ben and Kate - permanent sets 20th Century Fox Set Design using AutoCAD Richard Toyon, L. J. Houdyshell
2012 Lucky Stiff - Feature Lucky Stiff LLC Set Design using AutoCAD Stephan Marsh, Timothy Kirkpatrick (TK)
2011 American Horror Story - Season 1
ADG Nomination
20th Century Fox Set Design using AutoCAD & SketchUp Mark Worthington, Edward L. Rubin
2011 The New Girl - Pilot
ADG Nomination
20th Century Fox Set Design using AutoCAD Jeff Sage, Michael Budge
2010 Lie to Me - Season 3 20th Century Fox Set Design using AutoCAD Victoria Paul, Robert Strohmaier
2010 Rizzoli & Isles - Season 1 TNT Set Design using AutoCAD Stephan Marsh, Louise Dorton
2008 Golden Oak Ranch Project (GORP) ABC Set Design using AutoCAD Michael Z. Hanan, Jay Vetter, Dan Jennings
2007-8 Ghost Whisperer - Season 3 (all) & 4 (Ep. 401-408) ABC Set Design using AutoCAD Mayling Cheng
2006 Sleeper Cell - Season 2 (full season) ShowTime Set Design using AutoCAD Stephan Marsh, Randy Moore, T. K.
2005-6 invasion - Season 1 (full season) Warner Brothers Set Design using AutoCAD Mayling Cheng
2002 Borg Invasion (Theme park attraction) Paramount Studios Set Design using AutoCAD Jeff Goldstein, Peter Clemens
2001 American Pie 2 Universal Studios Traditional Set Design Richard Toyon, Kitty Doris-Bates
2000 Collateral Damage Warner Brothers Traditional Set Design Philip Rosenberg, Mark Fisichella
1997 Shrek DreamWorks Animation Set Design for CGI sets using AutoCAD Bill Perkins, James Hegedus
1997 Pentagon Wars HBO Set Design of picture vehicles using AutoCAD Vincent Cresciman, Michel Levesque
1996-7 Batman and Robin Warner Brothers Set Design for miniatures/VFX using AutoCAD Barbara Ling, Richard Reynolds, James Hegedus
1978-1996 Model Maker, Prop Shop, Special Effects, Prop Maker on numerous projects.
Other Experience:
2005-2007 Pacific Interior Design Group
2004-2005 Full Circle Interior Design
1998-1999 R. F. McCann Theatre Architects
1989-present Volunteer: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Education:

1994-1995 California State University, Northridge (CSUN) - Interior Design, BA
1974-1978 Cal Poly, Pomona - Urban Planning, 2 years
1972-1974 Pierce College - Architecture, AA
1990-present Numerous classes in design, computer, art, and film.
Computer Programs:

AutoCAD (proficient since 1991 - 2D & 3D), Photoshop, SketchUp/Layout, others. Full kit, all software is licensed. Training in Rhino and Illustrator.
Other Special Skills:

18 years as Set Designer, prior 18 years experience as Prop Maker specializing in Visual Effects Model Making. Model Making (digital and analog), Photography. Web design. Home improvement.

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