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Carmo Van Damme | Elance
 
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Carmo Van Damme

Children books illustrator , translation
   Portugal
Vila Nova de Poiares
  |  9:24 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

My experience has been mainly Illustrating juvenile and children's novels mostly using adobe illustrator and Photoshop.
As an illustrator , I work as a freelancer for a small independent publishing company in Portugal. Their budget is small that is why I don't get many orders and my images in the portfolio are mainly in black and white watercolor . But i am always happy to do my watercolors or other materials in full color. The covers of the books i illustrated are in full color.
Lately most of my images are made using adobe...

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Portfolio

adobe illustrator
Adventures of Miguel and Ricardo "Chuteiras voadoras", Publisher: Textiverso
Illustration of one chapter of the series "adventures of Miguel and Ricardo"...
One of the chapters of adventures of Miguel e Ricardo "chuteiras voadoras"...
Illustration of one chapter of the series "adventures of Miguel and Ricardo"...
Illustration of one chapter of the series "adventures of Miguel and Ricardo"...
"O cao da Bela Adormecida "Sleeping Beauty's dog"
"O cao da Bela Adormecida "Sleeping Beauty's dog"
"Sleeping beauty's dog"
Cover "operacao marmelada", series of adventures of two kids: Miguel and...
Derrapando (sliding in the rain) One of the chapters of adventures of Miguel e Ricardo...
Published Textiverso "Vamos la fora ser" (Let's go outside and be) Detail of...
Published Textiverso "Vamos la fora ser" (Let's go outside and be) countercover
Published Textiverso "Vamos la fora ser" (Let's go outside and be) First...
Published Textiverso "Vamos la fora ser" (Let's go outside and be)
Illustrating the value humbleness for project of non profit organization Word of Women
Gargalheiro, main character for a book for children aged 3-8
children's book illustration, Illustrator, photoshop
concept for a proposal

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Juvenile and children's book illustrator
English To Brazilian Portuguese Translation Skills Test
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended Test
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English To Dutch Translation Skills Test
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Translation Dutch Portuguese
Translation Portuguese French
Translation French Portuguese

Service Description

When I’m illustrating human or animal characters for juvenile books, I draw them in a simple way but always try to create them according to the main personality traits described in the text or under the text.
Although I never illustrated a comic book , my style could easily be adapted to cartoon/comic books. A good story generates my images that are like images from a chapter , but I could draw the complete story .
I don't work on photos treatment, my work is always original with or without photo models.
I am used to work under tight deadlines, work will be delivered on line , in time to get feedback and correct to meet the client preferences.
As a translator , besides Portuguese I am proficient in English, Dutch and French .

The link to the company I am collaborating with is http://www.textiverso.com/
Samples are included in my portfolio.
Just to make sure anyone can confirm my work is published :
Books I have worked in, with Textiverso:
"Vamos lá fora ser"
"As aventuras de Miguel e Ricardo" (series of novels)
Cover of the book "Para além das aparências" , Derrida , Spire
Two small books for an animal protection association

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Employment

Textiverso
colaboration as illustrator
2008 - Present
Portuguese Ministry of Education
Teacher
1976 - 2010
Retired now from teaching.

Education

FLAG Professional Institute
Specialized Course of Graphic Design
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Faculty of Economics Coimbra University
Master in European Economy
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Faculdade de Belas Artes (Lisboa)
frequency
1979 - 1980
Faculdade de Belas Artes (Lisboa)
frequency
1979 - 1980
Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes
Free course
1972 - 1973
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illustration
children books
translation
water-color
pastel
charcoal
Dutch
English
French
Portuguese
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