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Katrina S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 6, 2013

Katrina S.

Graphic Design and Illustration Specialist
   Australia
  |   GUILDFORD, Western Australia
  |  6:00 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I have a 20 year background in all areas of print graphics and illustration. I have worked with many clients, most of whom are ongoing and I have established relationships of over 8 years. I am an expert in branding and have a real passion for illustration. I can provide many examples of my work and provide up to date client testimonials. I have the top Mac machines and all software and keep it all completely up to date. I am professional, work to budgets and am always on time. Graphics and illustration are my passions in life.

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Portfolio

In addition to providing character development for this project I was asked to design a...
This was a children's discovery centre which incorporated a 'littlies' playground. I...
This view shows the completed illustrations (both top and bottom) applied to the space...
This character had to fit a certain criteria, it had to be recognisable, have a thick...
This scene was one of the larger scenes in the Pint Size Port and it brings 3 of the...
This was one of the larger entrance murals that was placed over the ball pit, and...
These are initial sketches in pen and ink of Captain Fremantle. We didn't have time to...
This brochure was for a children's activity trail through a cave and adjoining forest....
This is the second or inner spread of the activity trail brochure showing more...
This is one of the trail markers. You can see that there were 3 main stances...

Skills (4)

Tested
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Photography

Service Description

Katrina Skinner has a degree from Curtin University in majoring in Graphic Design and minoring in Illustration. I was chosen to illustrate a children's book while I was at Uni and this has continued to be a main influence in my work.

I work in pen and ink when illustrating, taking it into the digital realm to add layers of colour and texture. My work is exciting and different. I have many examples of illustration in my portfolio. I prefer to blend traditional media (such as pen and ink) with digital. I can adapt to any requirement.

My work in graphic design started when I was 14 years old and was taken on in an agency as a fully paid graphic designer. I have not looked back since, working there as I made my way through University. I have worked in agencies and since having children, in my own business.

I am a print graphic designer. I specialise in all aspects including branding, poster design, ads, signage, merchandise, book design, anything that can be printed or put on a website. I am NOT a web designer. I can do multimedia presentations and I work with web designers, but I believe that there are two different areas in design and I prefer to specialise in print design and illustration.

Design and illustration define my life. I am extremely passionate about what I do, and I am beginning to pass this onto my 3 children. I love sci-fi, anything childlike such as Disney and Dreamworks, but I also have a side to me that loves clean, modern design. This comes across in my...

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Education

Curtin University of Western Australia
Bachelor of Arts in Design
1989 - 1992

Keywords

Illustration
Graphic Design
Branding
Pen and Ink
Interpretive Design
Wayfinding
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