I've been an artist, or at least, have been drawing, literally since the time I was still in diapers. Art and creativity has always been a part of my life.
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Professionally I have been a designer for over 10 years, working in print, advertising, publishing.. you name it. I am also always eager to do illustration and concept art works.
watercolor & ink on Bristol board
Sketched in Pencil, painted in Photoshop
An illustration done for a magazine article about a shoe auction for a childrens charity.
Illustration of a fantasy character. Created in Corel Paint.
A whimsical illustration of a little sprite riding a snail. Done in Corel Paint.
Ink on illustration board.
Inspired by a passage in J.R.R. Tolkien's Silmarillion.
Collaboration Piece. Line art by a fellow artist. Painting by myself.
Client was looking for a logo incorporating their name-sake, "Black Hawks"
A decades old family run jeweler who wished to freshen up their already familiar logo....
The client desired a bright, graceful feminine logo for their Womens Medical center....
Hidden Lakes was a luxury get-away/campground looking for a classy logo that emphasized...
Love was the message the client wanted to convey with their logo.
Logo design for my own business. :)
Ink on Illustration Board.
Inspired by a passage from J.R.R. Tolkien's Silmarillion.
Concept illustration. Done in Corel Painter.
Ink, watercolor, copper foil.23x18. on illustration board.
Digital Painting (Photoshop)
I will provide unique and original works to fulfill many of your design needs in a prompt and professional manner.
My skills range from graphic design, and can create that corporate identity you've always dreamed of, from simple logos to complex brochures. Years of experience in publishing have made me proficient in the design and layout of high end magazines all the way to simple newsletters. But quality is always of utmost importance.
I also have strong lifelong roots in traditional art. Namely illustration, character design, conceptual art, costume design. Anything you might wish to bring to visual reality, I will strive to breathe life into according to your desires.
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Lea Did It Designs
Freelance Illustrator & Designer
2008 - Present
Freelance for various small marketing agencies, publications as well as selling commissions of my own artwork.
2008 - 2009
Art Director of the publishers flagship magazine Orlando Home and Leisure. Responsible for layout and design of the magazine in its entirety with the assistance of a small design team. Prepping...
Indian River Colony Club
In-House Graphic Artist
2005 - 2008
Solely responsible for all design needs for a large military retirement community. Responsible for advertisements, brochures, catalogs, web design and maintenance, as well as employee and resident...
2004 - 2005
In charge of a small team of designers producing advertising collateral, brochures, as well as mail advertisements for various clients. Heavy involvement in pre-press procedures, as we were...
2002 - 2004
Senior designer in a very small design team in charge of designing advertising and web design for a multitude of clients including Holiday Inn, Wet & Wild and other attractions and resorts in...
2000 - 2001
Designed websites for the publishers many magazines. I was personally charged with the publishers magazines Saveur Magazine as well as their corporate web site and intranet.
First Marketing Group
1999 - 2000
One of a small team of web designers designing and maintaining websites for a very large Ad Agency with extremely high end clients ranging from luxury resorts, theme parks, and constructors of fine...
Full Sail University
AS / Digital Media & Arts
1997 - 1998
The Art Institute of Ft Lauderdale
Vocational Studies / Computer Animation
1996 - 1997