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Brendan Kiefer | Elance
 
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Brendan Kiefer

Illustrator/Cartoonist
   United States
  |   Austin, TX

Overview

I am an experienced freelance illustrator and cartoonist with a taste for the absurd, irreverent, and the avante-garde, as well as the understated, the overstated, the humorous, and the bleak. I believe good illustration can elevate and inspire an observer. I believe that good cartoons are like a acupuncture -- they should sting a little and make you feel tingly all over. I like creating work that is clever, memorable, and nourishing to the senses. Too much media in today's world talks down to people. I just want to have a meaningful...

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Jan 15, 2014|Cartoons & Comics|$35|Completed
Aug 24, 2012|Illustration|$150|Completed
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Sep 13, 2010|Illustration|$141|Working
Sep 18, 2008|Illustration|$150|Working

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Portfolio

Wrote, created, and colored a comic for an Austin-based paper called 787XX.
drew, wrote, and designed comic for 787XX
Worked with Art Director to create a cover for the publication.
Album cover
Just for fun
Poster for a rock show.
One of many covers I've done for Chicago Alt Weekly "NewCity"
Pen and Ink drawing for a gallery show.
personal work
Cover for the January 1st, 2009 issue of New City.
Personal Work based on the legend of the Goatman.
An illustration for www.daytrotter.com to accompany a feature in which the band Lack...
Personal Work
Illustration for Daytrotter.com for a feature on the HBO series "Flight of the...
Illustration for Daytrotter.com feature in which The Spinto Band read a passage from...
Promotional Postcard sent to clients. Let me know if you want one.
Quick Pen and Ink drawing

Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Computer Skills
Creative Writing
HTML
Adobe Premiere

Service Description

I am a freelance illustrator and cartoonist. I'd love to work with you on your next project.

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Employment

Trumper, Forsyth, & Kline
Illustrator/ Cartoonist
2008 - Present
Create illustrations and designs for branding company. I've created web-page designs, postage stamps, postcards, and various illustrations.
Englastics.com
Cartoonist/designer
2008 - Present
Create educational worksheets for use in teaching students English verbal phrases.
Mysa.com: The Dog Blog
Cartoonist
2008 - Present
Create dog-themed gag cartoons for popular blog on the San Antonio Express News' website.
Daytrotter.com
Illustrator/ Designer
2007 - Present
Created custom illustrations for the website, as well as posters, T-shirt designs, and web-based ads.

Education

Texas Christian University
Bachelor of Arts- Studio Art- Painting
2003 - 2008

Keywords

Illustration
Cartoon
Comic
Illustrator
Designer
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