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Eric Ashby | Elance
 
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Eric Ashby

Illustrator Extraordinaire
   United States
  |   Boulder Creek, CA
  |  6:47 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

I hold a BFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art University, concentrating in narrative illustration. My main passion is storytelling art, may it be for novels, comics, children's books, short stories, or new and experimental formats! I grew up on an extremely rural vineyard on California's central coast, where I worked several years while attending college. This has given me a strong interest in the outdoors, hunting, fishing, agriculture, botany and biology. I have also studied architecture and drafting. I currently work as a graphic...

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Feb 17, 2015|Cartoons & Comics|$401|Working
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Portfolio

Created a marketing piece for my work using Photoshop CS6 and a large intuos5 tablet.
An illustration for an electronics store, pushing the fun and happy look of vintage...
Created an illustration of a client-provided concept using Adobe Photoshop.
This was painted digitally to remake the cover of Hunter S. Thompson's classic book,...
Vector Illustration of a lagoon monster done in Adobe Illustrator
Ink and colored pencil character sketch
Created an icon for Chimp Marketing
Created a before and after set of illustrations to show the effectiveness of the...
Created an icon for Chimp Marketing
Ink and watercolor illustration for a fairy tale
An exercise using some new brushes and Photoshop illustration plugins that I...
Adapted an obscure fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm for a children's book.
Used sample photo to envision and illustrate a caricature-esque scene.
An adaptation of an obscure Brothers Grimm fairy tale for a children's book
Created digital illustration using limited color scheme for birthday gift
Wrote and illustrated a children's book about a viking going to steal a dragon's treasure.
Created vector illustrations of a few different rifles with Adobe Illustrator. There's...
A character from a story I'm writing. This was done in ink on bristol.
Worked on logo concepts for Half Moon Bay Wasabi Company. I was chosen for this gig...
Created digital illustration using limited color scheme
Using the alternative set's vector colors as a basis, I added hand drawn digital inked...
This is part of a story I am writing. Ink on bristol paper.
1 hour charcoal drawing with accents of white pastel.
An illustration of a vague description to be interpreted as I pleased, I decided to...

Skills (15)

Tested
Illustration
Adobe CS5
Creative Writing
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
My Score
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Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator
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Art Direction
Cartooning
Digital Painting
Cover Design
Drawing
Storyboarding
Journalism Writing
Children's Writing
English
English Proofreading

Service Description

I can create illustrations in just about any medium quickly and beautifully. I've worked on book covers, advertisements, comics, character designs, technical illustration, labeling, portraiture, logos, banners, signs, shirt designs, and more!

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Employment

West Coast Signz
Graphic Designer
2014 - Present
Create unique custom designs for signs, stickers, business cards, flyers, logos, and more.
Silicon Valley Signs
Graphic Designer
2014 - 2014
Created logos, business cards, flyers, menus, and signs.
French Camp Vineyards
Viticulture Technician
2009 - 2013
Position covers a wide array of tasks: -Crew Management -Sign Painting & Erection -Pest Control -VMech Operator -Lab Work -Cartography
Smoke and Mirrors
Short Story/Podcast Illustrator
2011 - 2012
Illustrations for a science fiction/macabre short story podcast

Education

Academy of Art University
Bachelor's Degree
2008 - 2013
Atascadero High School
Diploma
2004 - 2008

Keywords

illustration
art
comic
drafting
artist
logo
character design
painting
digital
cartoon
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