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Brigitte West | Elance
 
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Brigitte West

Proofreader, Copy editor, & Illustrator
   United States
  |   Portland, ME
  |  10:50 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

I work as both a freelance illustrator and writer, ensuring thoughtfully detailed, creative, and unique work in each field.

I have experience proofreading and copy editing a variety of manuscripts, from novels to resumés. I am familiar with both the Track Changes function in Microsoft Word, and traditional redlining of manuscripts. My attention to detail is flawless.

I have five years of formal fine art schooling and as many years experience. I am friendly, easy to work with, and always highly professional. I'm proficient in many...

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Portfolio

Ink line drawing colored in photoshop
Selected from a series of portraits depicting famous (and infamous) historical figures...
ink line drawing on paper
ink line drawing colored in photoshop
ink drawing on paper
ink drawing colored in photoshop
ink drawing colored in photoshop
oil pastel on paper
watercolor pencil and gouache on craft/butcher's paper
oil paint on paper
oil on gessoed paper
oil painting on gessoed paper
Colored a line drawing of commissioned Song of Ice and Fire fanart using photoshop.
Colored a traditionally drawn ink line drawing for greeting card design using photoshop.
Traditional ink line drawing

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Book Illustration
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Illustration: Capable of rendering multiple styles, whether it be classically realistic or colorful and cartoonish. Specializes in ink, gouache and watercolor illustrations. Favorite subject is the figure. Each illustration ensured to lushly meet expectations.

Writing: Able to write in various genres and styles, with each piece sure to be intelligent and thoughtful. Recognizes the importance of voice and tone for individual works and adapts style and technique appropriately.


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Education

University of Southern Maine
Bachelor of Fine Arts
2009 - 2014
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Keywords

lettering
gouache
watercolor
ink
creative writing
proofreading
copy editing
manuscript
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