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Eric Ashby | Elance
 
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Eric Ashby

Illustrator Extraordinaire
   United States
  |   Boulder Creek, CA
  |  7:15 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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Jul 11, 2014|Art|$50|Working
Jul 8, 2014|Cartoons & Comics|$0|Working
Jun 3, 2014|Illustration|$88|Completed
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Mar 3, 2014|Illustration|$35|Completed
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Portfolio

Worked on logo concepts for Half Moon Bay Wasabi Company. I was chosen for this gig...
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...
A character from a story I'm writing. This was done in ink on bristol.
An illustration of a vague description to be interpreted as I pleased, I decided to...
This was painted digitally to remake the cover of Hunter S. Thompson's classic book,...
An illustration of a classic wild west tall tale. It was done in acrylic and ink on...
This was painted digitally with Corel Painter 12 and lettered with Adobe Photoshop CS6
This is part of a story I am writing. Ink on bristol paper.
This was to illustrate a vague story excerpt regarding this old man and his young...
For a children's book
Charcoal
Acrylic Portraiture
Zombie Portraiture
This was a scientific drawing of a ground squirrel skull that I found, presumably eaten...
A fun drawing of a robot fighting an octopus, done in Photoshop CS6
Acrylic
Pencil
Done in Adobe Illustrator

Skills (10)

Tested
Illustration
Adobe CS5
Creative Writing
Adobe Photoshop
AutoCAD 2012
Adobe Illustrator
Art Direction
Cartoon
Digital Painting
Cover Design

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

Smoke and Mirrors
Short Story/Podcast Illustrator
2011 - Present
Illustrations for a science fiction/macabre short story podcast
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
Dr. Phoenyx Austin
Technical Illustrator
2011 - 2011
Created a series of illustrations and charts. Sample can be seen in portfolio.
Hare of the Dog
Label Illustrator
2011 - 2011
Created a beer label from scratch. Sample can be seen in portfolio.
Mait's River Galley and Tavern
Advertisement Illustrator
2008 - 2008
Freelance job creating multiple newspaper ads

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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