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Jeffrey Thompson | Elance
 
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Jeffrey Thompson

An Illustrator advancing the freelance chance.
   United States
Baltimore

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I am a freelance illustrator working mostly in Children's Book and other sequential art fields. My work mostly uses an expressionistic feel using scratchboard to give a woodcut look that I digitize and clean up in the finals. I use both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator comfortably in what ever project I find myself on.

I have illustrated books for the National Geographic Society,
Houghton Mifflin and Yale University. I have done gaming imagery for Troubadour Games and assorted covers for Kindle and Nook digital books. The bent of the work...

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Portfolio

Scratch board to digital vector image.
Sailor card done in a woodcut style for Troubador Game's Scalawag!
Series of woodcut style tarot cards.
Illustration for Torah Aura on a Jewish parable.
Woodcut style image of a Whale destroying a whaling boat.
Sailor card done in a woodcut style for Troubador Game's Scalawag!
Woodcut style image of Perseus for Hougton Mifflin Harcourt
Woodcut style illustration for Harperone.
Pirate ship board from Troubadour Game's Scalawag!
Woodcut style images of sea life

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Tested

Service Description

I graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art in 1992 and have been working as freelance illustrator ever since.



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Employment

SHAMBHALA PRESS
Freelance Illustrator
2013 - 2013
Books Published: Cold Antler Farm Pub. 2014
TROUBADOUR GAMES
Freelance Illustrator
2012 - 2013
Games Published: SCALAWAG! Pub.2014
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
Freelance Illustrator
2011 - 2011
Books Published: Perseus Pub. 2011 Hiawatha- American Leader Pub. 2005 The Powell Expedition Pub. 2005
CAPSTONE PRESS
Freelance Illustrator
2011 - 2011
Books Published: Transportation in the City Pub. 2011 A Visit to the Police Station Pub. 2011 A Visit to the Library Pub. 2011 A Day at the Fire Station Pub. 2011 A Visit to the Vet Pub....
YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Freelance Illustrator
2011 - 2011
Books Published: A Little History of Philosophy Pub. 2011
PICTURE WINDOW BOOKS
Freelance Illustrator
2006 - 2007
Illustroations for: Thomas Edison: Inventor, Scientist, and Genius Pub. 2007 Cesar Chavez: Champion and Voice of Farmworkers Pub. 2007 ABCs of Brazil Pub. 2007 Camping Scare Pub. 2006
National Geographic
Freelance Illustrator
1999 - 2001
Freelance Illustrator Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Pub. 2000 Hiawatha Pub. 2001 Trail of Tears (graphic elements) Pub. 2002

Education

Maryland Institute College of Art
Bachelors of Fine Art
1988 - 1992
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illustration
vector
digital
book
graphic
expressionist
woodcut
historical
editorial
game
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