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DesignsbyVidya

Freelance Children's Book Illustrator, Storyboarder, & More

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A portrait commissioned for gifting.
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Another cartoon from my ‘Couples’ collection
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What happens in my own creative process at times; the red string represents a beautiful idea!
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From my own personal collection of Couples cartoons
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The Adventures of Grandma V and the Mysterious Case of the Vanishing Peach Pies', written by Morgan Cruise. Coming to stores soon!
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'Pick Me', written by Silke Sookraj. Available in stores end of July!
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Thank you Janet!
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Illustration from 'Catching Sunrays'.
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Illustration and cover design from 'My Mom Hugs Trees'.
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A caricature based on my daughter as a toddler.
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Happy 2018 to you too Suranjan!
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*those question marks appeared when I added a smiley emoji!
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Children's Book Illustration
Storyboarding
Caricature Art
Greeting Card Illustration
About Me:
Children's book illustrator, writer, art and creative writing teacher. Experience on a broad range of design projects, including book design, t-shirt design, storyboards, marketing material, greeting cards and custom prints. Some of the books I've illustrated are 'My Mom Hugs Trees', 'My Mom eats Tofu', 'My Mom Stands On Her Head' and 'Catching Sunrays' (written by Robyn Ringgold, Solar Publishing). Currently writing my own children's book.

Skills: Corel Painter 12, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, MS Office

Work Experience:

Solar Publishing: (March 2006-Present)

• Illustrate and design children’s books, CD covers and marketing collateral
Gather requirements from authors and artists, conduct research and prepare proposals
Oversee projects from conception...
Location
Alexandria, Virginia, United States