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Dave McGowan | Elance
 
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Dave McGowan

Cartoonist illustrator Graphic Designer
   United States
  |   Madison, VA
  |  10:23 pm Local Time

Overview

With years of progressive art experience I produce illustrations & designs in my own eye-catching drawing style. I combine art, design, and creative skills to provide unique solutions to customer needs.

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Apr 17, 2014|Cartoons & Comics|Private|Completed
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Apr 5, 2014|Cartoons & Comics|Private|Completed
Apr 3, 2014|Logos|Private|Pending Cancellation
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Portfolio

Produced sketches and digital illustration of town center scene for media consultant....
Produced cartoon illustration on the subject of farm safety. Work was sketched and...
Created original panel cartoons for company cartoon caption contest targeted towards...
Creator and artist of Wiper-World cartoon strip.
Produced cartoon illustration for website banner showing traffic gridlock in California.
Produced in pen and Ink, water color on illustration board.
Produced illustration.
Cartoon by McGowan
Caricature illustrated from photos. Pen and ink, water color, edited in Photoshop.
Santa Beer label. hand illustrated, color and edited in Photoshop.
Cartoon
Whale-Nip Cartoon
Editorial Cartoon Gold.
Office Lunch Cartoon Illustration
Lake Front Cartoon Map. Work in Progress. Illustrated in pen and ink, digital color.
Dive-Shop draft. Pen and ink, acrylic Illustration, Photoshop.
Hotel Advt. Room cut-away. Pen and ink, acrylic, Photoshop.
Line illustration work. Pen & ink, Photoshop edit.
Real Estate Change of Business Address Post Card and Poster. Pen and Ink line work...
Town Cartoon Map Illustration. I worked from photos of buildings and street maps to...
Golf range caricature cartoon map. Used for marketing postcard mailout. Illustrated...
Reston cartoon poster map, illustrated from photos and street maps. Work was printed...
Washington Dulles Cartoon Map.
Cartoon map. Pen and Ink work. Size: 3ft X 8ft on paper. The color was added in...
Any-Town Cartoon Map illustration. Original size: 3ft X 8ft. Illustrated with Fine...

Skills (5)

Tested
Cartoonist
Cartoon Map Illustration
Caricature illustration
Political-Editorial Cartoons
Mascot-Character Design

Service Description

My name is Dave and I am a highly motivated, creative, and hardworking illustrator and cartoonist. I am a full time freelance artist with more than twenty years of experience and available 24/7

Freehand line drawing is used to draw my illustrations, then I scan and enhance using Adobe Photoshop.

I provide roughs of all work for client input/approval before producing the finished artwork ready for web or print.


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Employment

Sketchpad
Graphic Artist - Cartoonist
1997 - Present
Arcom Publishing (Newspapers)
Political Cartoonist Graphic Artist
1986 - 1991
Created editorial and political cartoons on local issues. Awarded by The Virginia Press Association (VPA) first and second place awards for best editorial page cartoons. Awarded second place out...
Bright Ideas Inc.
Art Director
1987 - 1990
Worked with staff and freelance artists and sales team on cartoon map projects, marketing posters, T-shirt designs, logo design and other print projects. Illustrated humorous illustrations, for...
Associated Features Inc.
Syndicated Editorial Cartoonist
1988 - 1989
Created political cartoons and comic strip named: If They Could See Us Now. Political cartoons published in Virginia and Maryland newspapers.

Education

Ferrum College
Art
1981 - 1983

Keywords

Cartoonist
illustration
Editorial cartoonist
comic strip
Graphic artist
cartoon maps
caricature
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