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Kerri S. | Elance
 
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Kerri S.

High-quality artist/cartoonist, digital/trad
   Australia
Bunbury

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Unicorn Art & Design provides high-quality illustration and hilarious cartooning or caricatures, prepared either digitally or in traditional media, in a wide range of styles to suit varied clients. Graphic design to complete your illustrated project is also available. Unicorn Art & Design also produces fine art products for sale, including oil, watercolour and pastel paintings in landscapes, portraiture, still life and symbolist images. Portraits and landscapes can be commissioned from the artist.

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Nov 6, 2012|Illustration|$44|Working
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May 11, 2012|Illustration|$50|Completed
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Apr 10, 2011|Illustration|$75|Completed
Apr 14, 2010|Illustration|$5,692|Completed
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Portfolio

Digital colour illustration
Cover digital illustration and design for third in a series of books written by Ann...
Digital color illustration for Christian children's book series.
Digital colour illustration for Christian children's book series.
Book cover design and illustration
Digital colour illustration
Color-pencil illustration on paper, for children's book.
Color-pencil illustration on paper for children's book.
First part of a map for a children's fantasy adventure series; adjoining pieces to come...
Digital color illustrations and page design for children's rhyming book.
Published in The West Australian regional newspapers; actioned for fundraising at the...
Published in The Countryman newspaper, Australia.
Published in The West Australian regional newspapers.
Commissioned portrait, oils on linon, 1.2 metres x90cm.
Commissioned portrait, oils on canvas.
Oil on canvas, 80cmx60cm. Private collection.
First of a series of still lifes, oils on canvas.
Landscape in oils on canvas.
First in series of large flower paintings.
Second in series of large flower paintings.
Third of series of watercolours, traditional media on paper.
Pastel on paper.
Third of a series of large oil paintings, 'Carousel'.
Oil on canvas, 40cm x 30 cm

Skills (6)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator
CorelDraw
Adobe Photoshop
Creative Writing
Adobe InDesign
Editing

Service Description

Unicorn Art & Design provides freelance illustration, cartooning, design and writing/editing for a wide range of clients. Kerri Slaven has more than 20 years of experience in book, newspaper and magazine publishing and full academic training in art and design. Kerri also writes her own children's and adult fiction, and has worked as a journalist/editor. Kerri has a Degree in Fine Art from Curtin University and an Associate Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing from RMIT. She has taught graphic design at RMIT and has also worked for such companies as The Herald and Weekly Times, Macmillan Publishers Australia, Oxford University Press, the CSIRO, Rural Press Publishing and The West Australian newspapers. Kerri is currently illustrating her own children's books and has begun writing novels for children and adults. For those hoping to have their work published, Kerri can provide advice and edit manuscripts. For those planning to self-publish, Kerri can prepare eye-catching illustrations and design as well as editing.
Kerri's paintings have been successfully exhibited in Melbourne. Portraits and landscapes in oils can be commissioned from the artist.
Visit her website at kezza.com.au
Client liaison:
Client brief will need to be clear, outlining the full intended application of the work to be supplied. Kerri asks all clients a lot of questions about the job, as this makes the task much smoother and is worth the trouble.
Clients are asked to consider carefully the style of...

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Employment

The West Australian
Senior Journalist
2001 - 2003
Ran The York Chronicle; worked on The Sound Telegraph and The South Western Times.
Oxford University Press
Senior Designer
1999 - 2000
Production control, commissioning of freelance providers for book publishing.
Rural Press Publishing
Sub-Editor
1997 - 1999
Sub-editing and design for magazines and newspapers.
RMIT
Teacher, graphic design
1993 - 1996
Taught a range of subjects in Professional Writing and Editing course.
The CSIRO
Senior Designer
1990 - 1992
Book, advertising and annual report design.
Waiviata Pty Ltd
Graphic Designer
1989 - 1990
Book and magazine design.
Macmillan Publishers Australia
Graphic Designer
1987 - 1989
Book design.
The Herald and Weekly Times
Graphic Designer
1983 - 1987
Magazine design for Your Garden, Home Beautiful, Epicurean, Australasian Post and others.

Education

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Associate Diploma of Arts, Professional Writing & Editing
1991 - 1995
Curtin University of Western Australia
Bachelor of Arts
1979 - 1981

Keywords

Illustration
cartooning/caricatures
design
editing
writing
portrait painting.
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