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
Aug 30, 2010|Illustration|$150|Completed
May 24, 2010|Illustration|$100|Completed
Apr 23, 2010|Illustration|$890|Completed
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.
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.
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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The Clever Factory, Inc.
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
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.