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Blake E. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 16, 2011

Blake E.

Illustrator, storyboard & graphic design artist
   Canada
  |   Toronto, Ontario
  |  11:47 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Iím am illustrator, storyboard & graphic design artist.

As a storyboard artist Iíve worked on commercials for Toshiba, Home Depot, Pledge, Rogers, Manulife, Koolaid and Boston Pizza, as well as several independent short films.

As a freelance illustrator Iíve worked, with a primary focus on portraiture, on poster designs such as the theatre production for The Great Farini Project, the teaser poster for Complections School of Make-up Artistry and various logo designs. I'm also currently at work on a poster art show relating to movie poster...

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Portfolio

One of four illustrations done for a government produced, anger management...
Commissioned anniversary illustration, drawn by hand and finished with watercolour.
Poster design for theatrical dance production in Toronto, 2010, drawn by hand and then...
http://www.farini.org/TheGreatFariniProject.html
Full size, 27" x 41" poster illustration for independent feature film,...
Concept art for possible Niagara Falls project, illustrated by hand, then coloured with...
Concept art for possible Niagara Falls project, illustrated by hand, then coloured with...
Concept art for possible Niagara Falls project, illustrated by hand, then coloured with...
Concept art for possible Niagara Falls project, illustrated by hand, then coloured with...
Concept art, or creature design, for unpublished short story, using pen & ink and...
Samples of work on various commercial and independent storyboard projects. These were...
Samples of work on various commercial and independent storyboard projects.
Samples of work on various commercial and independent storyboard projects.
Samples of work on various commercial and independent storyboard projects.
Samples of work on various commercial and independent storyboard projects.
Portraiture illustration of otter, in watercolour and pencil crayon.
Portraiture illustration of boy and cat, based on old photograph, in watercolour and...
Portraiture illustration of 90's film, 'Benny & Joon', in watercolour and pen &...
Portraiture illustration of Kurt Russell, done in pencil.
Portraiture illustration of River Phoenix and Martha Plimpton in 'Running On Empty',...
Illustration and invitation design for Christmas party, done in watercolour and pencil...
Progress of illustration for web site design. Shows how the project and illustration...
http://teachwithmusic.ca/
Face chart illustration for makeup design, done in pen & ink, used in professional...
Face chart illustration for makeup design, done in pen & ink, used in professional...
Final logo design for Boneyard Bargains, an animatronic, haunted house design...
http://boneyardbargains.ca/
Full Size, 27" x 41" poster illustration for Complections School of Makeup...

Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premiere
Adobe After Effects
Quark Xpress

Service Description

I've been a freelance portraiture artist and illustrator for the past 20 years. I've also freelanced as a storyboard artist in the commercial and independent film industries for the past 3 years. I've found that keeping the client involved in each step of the design process saves time and money, while creating confidence in the final products visual delivery.

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Employment

Random Productions (self-employed)
Freelance Makeup Artist
2010 - Present
Freelance make-up and effects artist in the independent and commercial industries. Iíve been a key makeup artist on two independent features, as well as designing the mechanical effects work for...
Random Productions (self-employed)
Freelance Storyboard Artist
2009 - Present
As a storyboard artist Iíve worked on commercials for Toshiba, Home Depot, Pledge, Rogers, Manulife, Koolaid and Boston Pizza, as well as several independent short films.
Random Productions (self-employed)
Freelance Illustration and Poster Artist
1990 - Present
Worked as a freelance illustrator over the past 20 years, doing commissioned family and wedding portraits, teaching independent art classes in basic drawing and portraiture, as well as working on...
Warwick Printing
Graphic Design Artist
2003 - 2010
Job requirements include Graphic Design, Poster Design mixing Pen & Ink with Computer Designed Layouts, Typesetting, Film Processing, Maintenance and Repair of the Film Processor, Mixing and...
Lethbridge and District CFDC
Multimedia Artist
2001 - 2002
Job requirements: Graphic Design, Poster Design, Web Design, Video Production & Logo Design.

Education

Complections International Academy of Makeup Arts
Diploma (Top Class Honours)
2010 - 2010
University of Lethbridge
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Multimedia - Honours)
2006 - 2008
Lethbridge Community College
Diploma in Multimedia (Honours)
2000 - 2001
Vancouver Film School
Certificates in Acting, Directing & Screenwriting
1999 - 1999
Ryerson Polytechnic University
Certificate in Camera Assistance
1998 - 1998
Vaughan Technology Enterprise Centre
Business Development Certificate
1996 - 1996
Sherdian College Media Arts Program
(incomplete)
1995 - 1996
Unionville High School
Arts York (Visual Arts) / High School Diploma
1989 - 1995
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design
storyboard
character
production art
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