Michael Tomkins – Buy Somewhere



Michael is the art director for “Buy Somewhere” – a location based property tycoon mobile game. This unique project uses map and property information to create a 3D game based on the real world where players can buy properties and expand their property empire.

Michael is a passionate traditional and digital artist specialising in 3D. Much of his work in the digital space is influenced by what he has learnt painting from life with a strong focus on light and color. His work in Sydney for the past 7 years has mainly been in mobile games, advertising and augmented reality. Clients and projects have included Transformers 3, Telstra, Taronga zoo, IBM, Australian government, Virgin and Storm Surfers. Studying at Julian Ashton fine art school for several years he has had several plein air oil painting exhibitions around Sydney.