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Mary Lenz | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 8, 2015

Mary Lenz

ILLUSTRATOR/ANIMATOR/DESIGNER
   United States
  |   Long Beach, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

www.marylenz.com

Hello, I am a freelance artist. I have learned the importance of time management and setting priorities. I like to learn and discover. I can't stop making things. I work with a variety of mediums in traditional, digital and sculptural formats. I hope to gain experience and connections from Professionals in the art industry. I want to make a positive difference in the world with my art.

Highest Skills: Drawing and Painting in Digital, Acrylic, Watercolor, Graphite, Ink, and Oil.

I specialize in Traditional Character...

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Portfolio

Composed in Photoshop, my personal business card was made with a segment of my artwork...
In Photoshop, I added text and my watercolor illustration to create a fun business...
Using the template from a printing company, I used still from my animated short, and...
"Patagonia joined with the Creative Action Network and the Canary Project to run a...
In Photoshop, I duplicated two forms of coral stamps and used a simple two color...
Painted a quail couple for a save the date post card. Composition and text were...
For my sister's wedding reception, I set up a photo booth with this cover to protect my...
Inspired by my niece, this character design is based on a young girl who is carefree,...
Inspired by "Pusheen" and "Cliford," I created these 3 images for...
This 40" x 40" acrylic painting was inspired by inner strength and passion....
This is the basic break down of how author, Thea Jue and I, work remotely together....
These are the hand drawn character turn arounds for the books "Remember the...
Visual Development for the children's books. This is how I came to chose the colors for...
Digitally painted using "Procreate," I made this poster for a client hosting...
My favorite study of a model, while learning the basic building blocks for drawing...
Watercolor painting. Still life study, limited palette. About 25"x16."
Still life study of fruit. To change the texture of 2 pieces of fruit. Painted with...

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Character Designs
Digital Painting
Storyboarding
Graphic Design
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word
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Animation
Animation
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Illustration

Service Description

To create meaningful works of art in physical and digital mediums in a timely manner. Team player and solo worker. Final works may be advertisements, abstract painting, illustrative, realistic, and more. (Ask and you shall receive...artwork.) :)




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Employment

HIPPO Education
Illustrator
2014 - Present
Currently, I'm illustrating for a medical education website called HIPPO. I create thumbnail images for medical discussion topics. When assigned with a new project, I quickly sketch each topic,...
The Mail Box
Customer Service Rep and more.
2013 - Present
As a customer service rep, I continually provide information and swift service to get customers on their way. I am a self started, polite, organized and eager to help. My duties are as follows:...
Children's Book Illustrator with Thea Jue
Character Design
2012 - Present
Co-illustrated two children's books with author Thea Jue. Working toward a digital finish, I created the characters and posed them in the story. I used 3 basic layers for the characters: matte...
Mary Lenz Art
Freelance
2012 - Present
Main focus in Graphic Design, Painting, Character Illustrations, and Crafts. *I have completed "save the date" and "event" post cards for private clients. *Created and finished an educational...
CSUN Marine Ecology Department
Subcontracted Artist
2014 - 2014
Working remotely with Professor Peter Edmunds and Elizabeth Lenz, MSc., I create a logo for the university's laboratory in St. John, Virgin Islands. I quickly made multiple drafts and listened to...
Cookies and Cream
Artist
2013 - 2014
Showed work at Cookies and Cream alternative gallery space. "Fluffy, Fuzzy, Cuddly, Baddies " 2014 "Studio Ghibli Tribute Show" 2013 Curator, Steve Minty, gathered artists and high school...
St. Pan Camp, Lakewood
Camp Leader
2010 - 2012
Work with kids from grades 1-8. Team building exercises through games. Making crafts. Go on field trips. Creating a fun and safe environment for kids to express themselves.
Bay Area Girls Rock Camp
Vocal Instructor and Band Coach Assistant
2008 - 2008
For one week, young girls had to form bands and perform one song at the weekend showcase. I helped the singers do vocal exercises and games to help them with stage fright. Co-manage a band work...

Education

CSU Monterey Bay
Understanding your Character for Animation-Credit
2012 - 2012
CSU Long Beach
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration & Animation
2006 - 2012
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