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Stacy L. | Elance
 
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Stacy L.

illustrator and designer
   United States
  |   bowling green , KY

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Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I have been drawing since I was a child, but received my formal training from Western Kentucky University, where I attained a BFA in Graphic Design. Since then I have gone on to work professionally as an illustrator and designer for 8+ years. I bring my years of experience and passion for art to every project that I work on.

I have a love of art and design, and a drive to use that love to create designs that anyone would be proud to display. I want every client that hires me to walk away with a design that goes beyond just fitting their...

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Dec 16, 2015|Graphic Design|Private|Completed
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This was created for a talk given by Kenneth Miller on WKU's campus. The photo used was...
Watercolor pencil illustration on cardboard with cardboard frame and copper leaf accents
Watercolor pencils and ink on cardboard.
Charcoal, Chalk Pastel on Masonite
Nupastels on paper with mixed Media Frame
Conte on paper
This is one of several illustrations I did for the book "The Christmas Dream"...
This is one of several illustrations I did for the book "The Christmas Dream"...
This is one of several illustrations I did for the book "The Christmas Dream"...
This is one design from a series that I did for Union College freshman orientation.
This is one design from a series that I did for Union College freshman orientation.
This is one design from a series that I did for Union College freshman orientation.
This shirt was created for a fundraiser for a little boy named Owen. The parents were...
This is a memorial shirt that I put together for a young runner named Heidi. I worked...
This is one design from a series that I did for Union College freshman orientation.
This was a piece I did for fun. Everyone has heard of Santa, and many have heard of the...
For this invite I played off of the Brides last name and love of owls. I sketched the...
This invite was for a formal wedding. The bride was using peacock feathers through out...
This is a multi layered invite that fits neatly into a cardboard sleeve. Each of the...
I worked from a photo to create this portrait. The medium was chalk pastels.

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I am available for work on design and illustration projects alike. Below are a few examples of my approach to different projects.

- Logos - A custom logo can really set your business apart. I can create a logo that does more than just tell the audience the name of your company. I can create something that speaks to what your company does, and the message you want to send your customers.

- Children's Books - A well thought out illustration can really draw a child into a story. I strive with every illustration I create to not only tell a story, but to make an image that is going to stick with a child. I want to make sure that the book that child is looking at is something that sticks with them. Each illustration is a memory waiting to happen, and each book, something that can be cherished for a lifetime.

- T-Shirt Design - I have worked specifically in the t-shirt screen printing industry for five years. In that time I have come to understand that a t-shirt can express a great many opinions, and emotions. It could be something professional like a company t-shirt, or light and fun like a bachelorette part, or it could be something more somber, like a memorial t-shirt for a lost love one. Regardless of the emotion conveyed, everyone who takes the time to customize a shirt is creating that shirt for a reason that is important to them. As such it is important that they have a design that will print well, and help spread the message they are trying to convey. I create all my...

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Employment

BlueCotton.com
Graphic Designer
2010 - Present
I and the rest of the art team work together to help our customers share their messages by creating quality screenprinted garments. To best do this, I use my abilities as an illustrator to take the...
Shutterbug Photomall
Graphic Designer
2010 - 2010
I design a bit of everything, from catalogs and large scale window designs, to logos and cards. And since it is a photo studio I spend a great deal of time editing and restoring photos in photoshop.
Annas Greek Restaurant
Graphic Designer
2010 - 2010
I worked for a local restaurant creating a Power Point to play in the restaurant advertising their specials. I also took photos of the food and did some photo editing for them. In addition to that...
Memphis Marshas
Art Instructor
2008 - 2010
I give private art lessons in a variety of mediums to children and adults alike.
Lifegaurd Press
Graphic Designer
2009 - 2009
This was a contract position in which I created templates for products, applied patterns to those templates, and created mock ups of the products for review.
Talisman
Graphic Designer
2008 - 2008
I worked with photographers and writers to create cohesive page layouts for the yearbook of WKU.
University Relations
Graphic Designer
2008 - 2008
I worked with organizations on Western Kentucky Universities campus to fill their design needs. Projects touch on a bit of everything from magazine layouts, to large scale marketing materials.

Education

Western Kentucky Universty
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Bachelor of Arts in Sculpture
2003 - 2008
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illustration
design
logos
artwork
drawing
painting
vector
watercolor
children's book
portrait
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