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Abby Diamond | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 27, 2014

Abby Diamond

Scribble, splatter and splash!
   United States
  |   Pittsburgh, PA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

Hello! I'm Abby, a freelance illustrator and visual artist living and working in Pittsburgh PA.

I use ink and paints, and a variety of traditional mediums to create bright, colorful creatures, and whimsical beasts. I draw constantly, and while I pay close attention to details, I love to splash around and experiment with my work.

After graduating in 2012 with my BFA in Studio Art, I threw myself into creating art full-time. I have been freelancing for 3 years, and in this time have built a portfolio filled with album artwork, editorial...

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Portfolio

Commissioned by John Brown Media Group for My VIP Pets At Home Magazine's spring issue....
Commissioned by KSV Advertising, Inc., to create a stylized logo treatment, and custom...
Conceptualized, designed and illustrated a full-color poster for sale and auction at...
https://www.behance.net/gallery/16111587/Edinboro-Art-Music-Festival-10th-Anniversary-Poster
Designed and illustrated a custom Christmas greeting card for the company's holiday...
A personal poster project created to explore the textures and colors of different...
https://www.behance.net/gallery/7342665/Eat-Your-Veggies
Entry for an artwork contest held by Bruegger's Bagels. the fruits and vegetables were...
https://www.behance.net/gallery/16077171/Brueggers-Bagels-Artist-Challenge-Entry
Recent portrait of a children's book character, posed to show off bright colors and...
It's never nice to take someone's jam. Even if you are a giant furry bear. This...
https://www.behance.net/gallery/9506295/Thats-My-Jam
A portrait created in watercolor and ink, to give expression and gesture to a...
A spot illustration created for a short scary story.
The cover illustration for a feature article in Discover Magazine, about the animals...
Illustration for The Urban Bestiary, a feature article in Discover Magazine, 2013....
A continuous, growing collection of food drawings in wet media: ink, watercolor paint,...
https://www.behance.net/gallery/15270943/Raw-Ingredients
A continuous, growing collection of food drawings in wet media: ink, watercolor paint,...
https://www.behance.net/gallery/15270943/Raw-Ingredients
Avian illustration, for an independent bird guide that emphasizes the liveliness of our...
This illustration is for a developing children's book, that follows the adventures of...
Character design for a game or children's story. Ink and watercolor, 2013.
Created graphics and spot illustration used in a story concept pitch. Hand-drawn and...
Created graphics and spot illustration used in a story concept pitch. Hand-drawn and...
Created graphics and spot illustration used in a story concept pitch. Hand-drawn and...
Created graphics and spot illustration used in a story concept pitch. Hand-drawn and...
An illustration for a developing children's book about rhyming animals. All artwork...
A self-printed, self-published children's rhyme about wolves taking over a house....
http://www.behance.net/gallery/When-Wolves/4286625

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Adobe Illustrator
CorelDraw
Creative Writing
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AutoDesk Sketchbook Pro
ArtRage
Adobe Photoshop CS6
Arts & Crafts
Concept Design
Digital Painting

Employment

Animal, Inc.
Freelance Illustration
2013 - Present
Storyboard illustration, concept artwork and layout for commercial filming reference. I work closely with producers and directors to transform scripts and shot lists into visual frame-by-frame...
John Brown Media Group
Freelance Editorial Illustrator
2014 - 2014
Commissioned by John Brown Media Group for My VIP Pets At Home Magazine's spring issue. Duties: to conceptualize, lay out, and illustrate a full-color double page spread illustration for the Spring...
KSV Advertising
Freelance illustrator and creator of visual assets
2013 - 2014
Creating a stylized logo treatment, and custom library of art. Illustrated assets range from watercolor-paint font alphabet to full-page and spot illustrations for use in Okemo’s marketing...
Kalmbach Publishing
Freelance illustrator
2013 - 2013
Created full-page and spot illustrations for the feature article "The Urban Bestiary" by Lyanda Lynn Haupt for the September 2013 issue of Discover Magazine. Working closely with the design...
Tier 1 Game Design, LLC
Card Artwork Illustrator
2012 - 2012
Card artwork illustrator. Duties: created original playing card artwork using details from written concepts for the fantasy card game Clash.
Edinboro University Biology Department
Freelance Illustrator
2011 - 2011
University art student illustrator. Duties: planned and illustrated a 3.5-by-5 ft diagram of the Three-Domain, Five-Kingdom System of the organization of living things. Worked alongside...
Edinboro University President's Office
Freelance Illustrator
2011 - 2011
University art student illustrator. Duties: worked closely with interim president Dr. James Moran and the office of communications and marketing to create an official holiday greeting card...

Education

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor's of Fine Art in Studio Art (Drawing)
2008 - 2012

Keywords

illustration
drawing
concept design
cover design
invitation design
stationery design
sketching
visual arts
poster design
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