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Thomas Cosby Jr | Elance
 
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Thomas Cosby Jr

Traditional & Digital Illustrator/Cartoonist
   United States
  |   Bedford, IN
  |  12:26 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

Traditional & Digital Illustrator/Cartoonist

Quick Overview
* University education for illustration/graphic design, including the fine arts (Deans List)
* Wide range of previous related employment and published work
* Quick turn around time on projects
* Skilled with traditional materials and digitally with Adobe CS 4 software (Photoshop, Illustrator)
* Please read my Resume/Profile for more information.

My work also has included graphic design work (logo's, flyers, postcards, t-shirts, packaging design, posters), technical illustrations,...

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Portfolio

All the intricate pottery and various items looked to me like a perfect image to create...
Caricature/Cartoon Portrait of a fellow dA artist lions-nd-yellocake. I adjusted many...
Superhero Infected Boy and his trusty sidekick Helm the blood craving hookworm....
Artwork of my family dog Shelley (Me and my wife Melinda's dog, even though everyone...
I drew my self-portrait as a caricature to add more emotion, and have something more...
Created using a tech pen in crosshatching style, and was published in the Tecumseh...
Image created entirely in Adobe Illustrator as a college project - The car is a 1951...
My fictional/imaginary animal is a horned owl mixed with a duck and raccoon - and...
A travel poster to the fictional place of Bigfoot's actual lodge, which are tree...
Created entirely with pen and ink on illustration board. The image is a larger than...
This image was created to showcase how far someones drawing ability can take them. The...
Various images were used to create the striking background in Adobe Photoshop, and the...
Created entirely in Adobe Photoshop
I was employed as a painter for the theater play of Charlie's Aunt (Red Skelton...
This project was for a total of eight technical drawings with captions created in Adobe...
Created in Adobe Illustrator, using a monochromatic color scheme with tints and tones....
A self-portrait done using Conte crayon with white and black chalk. It is often...
Actually this image was made as a gift, and was my first attempt at watercolor since...
Created in Adobe Illustrator, using a color harmony and discord. It represents the two...
Created using Cont crayon with white and black chalk. The image depicts Einstein...
Poster of the MM candies done in a King Kong type theme, where a MM in a robot has...
Created in Adobe Photoshop that shows a window to another existence.
I was commissioned to create a single one color image for printing on t-shirts. The...
Created with pen and ink, scanned and colored in Adobe Photoshop. A quick silly image I...
Created entirely in Adobe Photoshop.

Skills (4)

Tested
Traditional Art Materials
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator CS4 Test
My Score
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Computer Graphics
PC Graphics Test
My Score
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Web Design
Principles of Web Graphics Design Test
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Service Description

I have a strong university training in the Adobe CS software, most current is CS4, and all things graphic design related. My expertise is in the Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop software, along with traditional materials by hand. I often combine my traditional work with the Adobe software for remarkable designs.

My work spans many styles and genres, one only needs to take a look at my portfolio. I can provide services that are hard to find such as the traditional, a new cutting edge style, or a mix of the two for something truly unique.

My skills include Adobe Illustrator CS4, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Typography, Illustration, Caricature Drawing, Cartooning, Pen and Ink, Colored Pencils, Markers, Mixed Media, and Oil Painting.

I give the project the time and research it needs, adding depth to the design, which is often overlooked. I have never missed a deadline, and treat each project with respect. I can produce vector or raster graphics, or a crossover of the two, and can give the images in any file format needed.

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Employment

Cheyne Douglas
Freelance Illustrator
2011 - 2011
A logo created in Adobe Illustrator for a boxer/fighter named Dynamite. The logo was a pin-up girl sitting on a stick of dynamite - stylized after the WWII bomber painted pin-up girls. Feedback...
Cory Zdanowicz
Freelance Illustrator
2011 - 2011
Created a logo in Adobe Illustrator for use in a new clothing/accessory line. The logo was created in various sizes to ensure it would work on their website, various products, and clothing tags....
Vincennes University
University Book Graphic Designer
2010 - 2010
This project was for a total of eight technical drawings with captions created in Adobe Illustrator. The images span a total of four pages with the captions, and five additional pages as...
5FINITY Productions
Voltron Artwork/Biography Book Artist
2010 - 2010
I made three different images for a Voltron Artwork/Biography Book that will be released late this year. The book covers the cartoon series Voltron from two versions which are Lion Force Voltron...
Red Skelton Performing Arts Center
Theater Backdrop Painter
2010 - 2010
I was employed as a painter for the theater play of "Charlie's Aunt". The large backdrop was used in act II of the play. The image consisted of a large yard with a border of various trees and a...
Peter Reich
Freelance Designer
2010 - 2010
I updated a company's website template in Adobe Photoshop to fit widescreen monitors, created new buttons with mouse over effects, and updated various images. Feedback received - "Hands down, the...
Christina Deckard
Preschool Mural Painter
2010 - 2010
I painted a large mural that covered three of the four walls in the activity room of a small preschool. The various images included a giraffe, two elephants, a zebra, a lion, two monkeys, and...
Health Education Company - PuppetTree House
Freelance Designer
2010 - 2010
Logo work in Adobe Illustrator, providing making various logo sketches/roughs for their non-profit company "PuppetTree House". Feedback received - "Thomas was extremely "on the ball" and sent so...
Megan Mahaffey
T-shirt Designer
2010 - 2010
I was commissioned to create a single one color image for printing on t-shirts. The t-shirts were to be sold during a fundraiser for a local man that had a horrible motorcycle accident. The image...
Elks Lodge BPOE 1208
100 Year Invitations Designer
2010 - 2010
A local Elks Lodge was celebrating their 100 year centennial, Elks Lodge BPOE 1208, and wanted custom made invitations and envelopes. The design included images of their lodge from the early 1900s,...
Hirsh Real Estate Specialists
Freelance Designer
2010 - 2010
Postcard designed in Adobe Illustrator, front and back. It was used by a real estate company to showcase their website redesign and services. The postcard was printed and mass-mailed to their...

Education

Vincennes University
Graphic Design/Illustration - Did Not Graduate
2007 - 2010

Keywords

illustrator
photoshop
artist
cartoon
design
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