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Gail M. N. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 4, 2013

Gail M. N.

~ Get the Edge
   United States
  |  10:35 am Local Time

Overview

My name is Gail Nelson and I am a graphic artist at e-book-design located in the Front Range of Colorado. Quality book layout, cover design, promotional materials, and watercolor illustrations are my specialties. I have been a freelance artist, illustrator, and graphic designer since 1984. I am efficient and productive with a good work ethic and I pay attention to detail while meeting production deadlines with enthusiasm.

My experience includes designing over 300 covers and layouts for paperback books, hard cover books, brochures,...

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Feb 13, 2011|Other - Design|$224|Completed
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Jan 17, 2011|Page & Book Design|$736|Completed
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Nov 16, 2010|Other - Multimedia Services|$250|Completed
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Oct 28, 2010|Other - Design|$60|Completed
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Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe InDesign CS3
Adobe Photoshop CS3
Microsoft Word 2007
Adobe Illustrator
Quark Xpress

Service Description

E-book-design is a layout and design service for print on demand authors and ebook writers. Publish a professional book with quality and value to bring in the highest return in today's market. We provide layout and design, marketing materials, illustrations, and editing services. Get the cutting-edge to self-publish successfully or provide digital downloads for the ebook market.

Professional book designs are created in Adobe InDesign CS3 and include:
~ BONUS: Free Cover design
~ Readable fonts in a well-formatted space
~ Well-placed and optimized images
~ Copyright information
~ Page numbers
~ Table of Contents (in longer publications)

Illustration projects start with storyboard sketches which are developed with traditional watercolor paintings to enhance the characters and storylines of children's books. Images are scanned and optimized in Adobe Photoshop CS3 for placement in the book layout.

Marketing materials such as bookmarks, posters, business cards, flyers, post cards, and brochures are also available -- to get the word out!


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Employment

Freelance Graphic Artist
Designer and Illustrator
1984 - Present

Education

Arapahoe Community College
Illustration
- 2003
Platt College
Computer Graphics and Design
- 1992
Red Rocks Community College
Graphic Design
- 1991
Colorado State University
Master of Fine Arts Degree
- 1984
University of North Dakota
Bachelor of Art Degree in Fine Arts
- 1981

Keywords

Book
Layout
Design
marketing
InDesign
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