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michael k. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 29, 2015

michael k.

Bring Your Idea to Life!
   United States
  |   Middleburg Heights, Ohio
  |  10:17 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

Mike's picture's tell a story -- LET HIM TELL YOURS!

Mike has been illustrating and designing professionally for over 15 years. He has a special flair for creating interesting characters with a lot of personality! Whatever you're trying to convey; a mood, an emotion, a time and place, he can do it. He is also an experienced professional who stays on-track and on-time. Find out how Mike's talent, creativity, and knowhow can help make your project a success!

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May 2, 2015|Illustration|$500|Completed
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5.0
Dec 9, 2014|Illustration|$750|Working
Jan 17, 2014|Illustration|$575|Completed
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5.0
Jun 3, 2013|Cartoons & Comics|$333|Completed

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Portfolio

Hand penciled, colored and textured digitally. Self-promotional piece
Hand penciled, colored and textured digitally. Self-promotional piece
Hand penciled, colored and textured digitally. Self-promotional piece
Hand penciled, colored and textured digitally. Self-promotional piece
Hand penciled, colored and textured digitally. Self-promotional piece
Hand penciled, colored and textured digitally. Children's ebook illustration for...
Hand penciled, colored and textured digitally. Children's ebook illustration for...
All of the nymphs, fairies, and other creatures are having a grand ball in the forest
Fairy hanging on to a flower while the wind blows
Book Illustration For Alice In Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Book Illustration for Alice In Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
A boy and girl set out on a fishing trip together
Little girl stringing her lure that has come alive.
Book Illustration For Little Red Riding Hood (Brothers Grimm)
Book Ilustration for The Three Billygoats Gruff (Brothers Grimm)
Book Illustration For the Misadventures Of Hobart Hucklebuck (Stan Swanson, Stony...
Book Illustration For The Life And Adventures Of Santa Claus (L.Frank Baum)
Childrens/Fantasy Book Illustration
Childrens Book Illustration
Book Illustration For Don Quixote (Miquel Cervantes)
Book Illustration for The Jabberwocky (Lewis Carroll)
Childrens Book Illustration
Childrens Book Illustration
Circus elephant giving a reluctant ride to a young customer
A princess turns the tables on her dragon pursuer

Skills (15)

Tested
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Freehand
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Animation
Business Card Design
Cartooning
Computer Graphics
Cover Design
Drawing
Graphic Design
Illustration
Label and Package Design

Service Description

Mike is most experienced in book and product/package illustration and design, but has worked on a variety of projects and is open to anything. Name your project and we'll go from there!

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Employment

Arrow International
Illustrator / Graphic Artist
2002 - 2011
Product illustration, package design ( sleeves, labels, gift sets, etc) and other marketing collateral for large gaming company. Included working with licensed characters (Pink Panther, Betty Boop,...
Claudia Villarreal
Illustrator
2008 - 2009
“The Alphabet Thief ” Completed 30 children's illustrations for “The Alphabet Thief” by Claudia Villarreal
Stan Swanson
Illustrator
2007 - 2008
“The Misadventures of Hobart Hucklebuck ” Illustrated / designed covers and chapter heads for 2 installments of the “Hobart Hucklebuck” young adult series by writer Stan Swanson (Stony Meadow...

Education

Columbus College of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts
- 1996

Keywords

Illustration
Graphic Design
Package Design
Children's Book
Fantasy
Storybook
Fairy Tale
Young Adult
Tween
Young Reader
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