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Lisa W. | Elance
 
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Lisa W.

Children's Illustration, Design, Photo Retouch
   United States
  |   Nashville, TN

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Overview

I am an experienced children's book illustrator, with a flair for creating fun, expressive characters. I design print products, with specialization in the gift, seasonal, and educational markets. Using my expert technical skills, I also create high-end photo retouch and detailed technical illustration.

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Oct 11, 2010|Illustration|$1,525|Completed
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Aug 30, 2010|Illustration|$150|Completed
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May 24, 2010|Illustration|$100|Completed
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Apr 23, 2010|Illustration|$890|Completed
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Painted in Photoshop. Client: LifeWay Christian Resources.
Painted in Photoshop. Client: LifeWay Christian Resources.
Painted in Photoshop. Client: LifeWay Christian Resources.
Painted in Photoshop. Client: LifeWay Christian Resources.
Painted in Photoshop. Client: LifeWay Christian Resources.
Cover illustration for a children's book published by LifeWay Christian Resources....
Illustration for an article published by LifeWay Christian Resources.
A warm, comforting moment before bedtime.
A bunny shows his sensitive side. Painted in Photoshop.
Click to enlarge. Painted in Photoshop, this is a spread from the book Mommy Loves You....
Click to enlarge. Painted in Photoshop, this is a spread from the book Mommy Loves You....
This bear knows how to celebrate! Painted in Photoshop.
Art created for personal project. Colored pencil.
Christmas gift tags sold at Walmart in December 2008. I digitally painted the snowmen,...
Painted in Photoshop.
This Spanish galleon was part of a collection of map illustrations in an...
Drawn with oil pastel. Snow painted in Photoshop.
Created in Illustrator.
Created in Illustrator. Part of a collection of art to be used on assorted print products.
Illustrated cover and type treatment for a book available on Amazon, as of April 2010.
Created in Illustrator, this is a spread from a book about a girl named Victoria Mariah.
Illustrations from a 12-page children's book illustrated in 2009. Created in Illustrator.
Sample from a 12-page children's book illustrated in 2009. Created in Illustrator.
Created in Illustrator. Part of art collection to be used for assorted print products.
Created in Illustrator. Part of a collection of art to be used on assorted print products.

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Service Description

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATION
I can illustrate in a painterly, textured style or a crisp vector style. Either way, I create expressive characters and fun, colorful backgrounds. I have illustrated for publishers with nationwide distribution, including Dalmatian Press and LifeWay Christian Resources. I also create children's illustration for other products, such as Fisher-Price brand clothing.

PRINT DESIGN
Gift: Birthday cards, party decor, calendars, souvenirs, gift card holders.
Seasonal: Gift bags, greeting cards, gift tags, and decor for Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and other holidays.
Stationery: Scrapbook supplies, notepads, journals, shopping lists, everyday greeting cards, and more.
Juvenile/educational: Classroom materials, teacher stationery, and more.

PHOTO RETOUCH
Portrait retouch: Enhancing cosmetic appearance.
Other retouch: Perfecting or adding shadows and highlights. Adding or removing elements from photos, changing backgrounds.

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Employment

freelance artist
illustrator and graphic artist
2001 - Present
The Clever Factory, Inc.
graphic designer
2004 - 2008
Designed packaging, stationery, gift items, and children's products. Met strict deadlines in high-volume, fast-paced environment Produced digital and traditional illustration, as well as extensive...
Wichita State University
intern graphic designer and animator
2002 - 2002
Developed print and 3D animation to advertise the animation department to students and potential clients. Used Photoshop, Maya 3D, and Adobe AfterEffects.
One Hour Picture Perfect
digital specialist
2001 - 2002
Retouched photos for customers, including professional photographers, in a fast-paced retail photo lab. Assisted customers, scanned film and photos, and designed custom photo templates.

Education

Wichita Area Technical College
AS Graphic Communications
2000 - 2003
Hendrix College
BA Biology
1995 - 1999
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children
illustration
book
stickers
coloring
cute
photoshop
expert
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