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Mike Swaim | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 9, 2014

Mike Swaim

Artist and writer that can do anything!
   United States
  |   Houston, TX
  |  3:49 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I have been drawing Cartoons all my life. I am now aiming to be a successful and well known Artist and Writer. I have been published many times as a Children's Book Illustrator, Editorial Cartoonist and Graphic Illustrator.
I have many years of experience. I am willing to work within deadline and budgetary restrictions. I am a Complete Perfectionist when it comes to what I love to do most and I think it will show in the finished product. I love to write and hope to finally branch out in this area as well as continuing to illustrate. I paint...

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Jul 3, 2014|Cartoons & Comics|$272|Working
Jun 15, 2014|Illustration|$2,500|Completed
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May 14, 2014|Cartoons & Comics|$110|Completed
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May 8, 2014|Illustration|$0|Completed

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Portfolio

Skills (2)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator

Service Description

I am an individual who is seeking to make it full time in the Cartoon Illustration world as well as writing. I am willing to branch out into other areas when required or necessary. Not a company as of yet, but trying to get Incorporated as we speak! Give me the opportunity to draw for you as well as write.....you won't be sorry.

I have Illustrated several Medical Books written by Dr. Neil Shulman aka, "Doc Hollywood". I have done work as an Editorial Cartoonist for The Acturarial Digest for 22 years and the Story Book/Community Review for 11 years. I loved the writing aspect as much as the drawing. I have been published in at least 30 books with a variety of subjects and authors. I am currently the Editorial Cartoonist for a men only website called,"4060men.com". I have done several Story boards for many different clients. I have created many invitations for the Mayor of Avondale Estates Atlanta, Georgia. I have won 2 Impact Awards from Georgia State for Excellance in Editorial Cartooning. I have done many Dog Portraits and Business Portraits for customers as well.

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Employment

Giggle Med (Dr. Edmund Tori)
Illustrator/ Graphic Designer
2009 - Present
I have really enjoyed being an Illustrator & Graphic Designer for this company. Dr. Tori always pushes me to strive for the better.
Abacus Law
Illustrator/Cartoonist
2009 - Present
Art by Mike Swaim
Owner/Artist
2009 - Present
I am now currently doing my Artwork full time! I Illustrate, Cartoon, do Graphic Design work and Paint Acrylics!
Jan Britland (Author)
Illustrator/Cartoonist
2009 - Present
Mobile Media Enterprises (Bob Lewis)
Illustrator/Cartoonist
2008 - Present
They offer to me many Illustrating Freelance work jobs for Advertising and Charity work.
Marian Clish (Author)
Illustrator/Cartoonist
2008 - Present
I am currently her only Children's Book Illustrator!
RX Humor (Dr. Neil Shulman)
Illustrator/Cartoonist
1997 - Present
Dr. Neil Shulman who wrote the book"Doc Hollywood" which was made into a movie, has presented me with many opportunities for Illustrating and Cartooning. He has many contacts with which he has...
Jim McClellen
Illustrator
2009 - 2010
I created mostly black and white illustrations for his wife's book called "Gimpy's Secret". Jim and his wife are fascinating people who I am lucky enough to call my friends. Mike Swaim

Education

Georgia State University
Bachelor's Degree in Visual Arts & Graphic Design
1979 - 1984
Georgia State University
Bachelors Degree with a Minor in Writing.
1979 - 1984

Keywords

Experienced Illustrator and Writer for 30 years! Published Illustrated Books. Published Children's Books. Medical Books. Dental Books. Works Fast
. No Job too Big. Cartoonist for 30 Years. Writer for 30 years! People Portraits. Animal Portraits. Graphic Design. Easy to work with!
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