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Shelley Matheis | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 31, 2015

Shelley Matheis

A Cast Of Characters!
   United States
  |  4:28 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Expert in whimsical illustration.
Over 20 years in illustration and cartooning. All areas of publishing including picture books, chapter books, educational workbooks and magazines.
Clients have included Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Prentice-Hall, Macmillan Publishing, Highlights for Children, Cricket and Pockets Magazine.
For four years I was the house artist for Cobblestone, the children's history magazine, providing the interior art and it's monthly comic strip, 'Cobblestone Corners.'
My cartoons have appeared in Reader's Digest,...

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Jun 29, 2015|Art|$60|Completed
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4.6
Apr 22, 2015|Illustration|$140|Completed
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Apr 16, 2015|Illustration|$85|Completed
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Apr 2, 2015|Art|$100|Completed
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Portfolio

Illustration for children's magazine
Illustration for an inspirational poster.
Published cartoon.
Children's illustration
Illustration Introducing the main characters
A good batch
Design for a Christmas card
Illustration for Children's magazine story
I'm convinced that Thanksgiving is any dog's all-round favorite holiday
Illustrated and designed the cover for third book in series
An illustration for 'Highlights' magazine. Water color and ink.
Illustration for a children's story.
Promotional piece.
Cover for Bxl/Connect magazine
watercolor and ink line
Pen & Ink and watercolor sketch for prospective children's book
Watercolor and ink illustration on a Halloween theme.
illustration for an article about local baseball teams of New Jersey.
From the children's book, "Red Riding Hood: The Real Story.'
A pretty successful promotional piece
Watercolor and pen & ink. For a story about 2 sisters on Easter Sunday.
Language workbook.
Watercolor and pen illustration done for a Valentine's Day card.
Their Christmas card, featuring the members of the company, including the company beagle!

Skills (2)

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Traditional Illustration
U.S. Culture
U.S. Culture and Etiquette Test
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Service Description

My specialty is creating strong, fun and expressive characters (Human and other critters) that really stand out and come to life on the page.
Adept at fast and detailed sketches so you can get a quick idea of how your project is progressing. Provides up to two full revisions of all sketches.

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Employment

Chronicle Advertising
Graphic Designer/Illustrator
1988 - 1993
Stobb's Printing
Graphic Designer
1980 - 1988

Education

Montclair University
Bachelor of Arts
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Keywords

illustration
caricature
children's books
cartoons
humor
children's illustration
traditional
ink
freehand
christmas
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