Peg McClure

Freelance Cartoonist, Caricature Artist, & More

Location:Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
4 Skills
Peg McClure
PO Box 410255, 331 N. New Ballas Rd., St. Louis, MO 63141-9998
314-541-8989 / / /


St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, Missouri: Digital Media: Animation - Certificate of Specialization. Adobe Digital Media, Autodesk Maya, Life Drawing. 2015 - present.

Blackpool & Fylde College, Blackpool, Lancashire, England: Life Drawing and Illustration workshops. 1998 - 1999.

De Anza College, Cupertino, California: Film Animation Workshop; hand-drawn animation, story-boarding, and production. 1981 - 1985.

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa: BA in Telecommunicative Arts (Radio, TV and Film Production); Minor in Advertising Design. 1973 - 1978.


Software: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects. Autodesk Maya. Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

Painting, drawing, origami, needle crafts, cooking. Writing. Genealogy, history, architecture, research, collecting.


Over forty years’ experience working for various companies in print and visual media. Illustration, production art, and design for all media, utilizing manual and/or digital production methods. Training manuals and materials, newsletters, displays and presentations. Promotional and business items including brochures and cards. Illustrations for children’s books. Editorial illustrations. Humorous artwork, cartoons, and custom illustrations. Fine art painting and drawing. Editorial and copy-writing, proofreading, editing, researching.


Illustrations and designs created for printed items sold via

Illustrations for children’s book “A Boy Named Love” by Annie Sorenson

Illustrations for children’s book and companion coloring book “Santa and Son: On Vacation” by Ruth E. Foster

Volunteer artist for various non-profit groups; design and illustration for print materials. Presentations on cartooning and animation at elementary schools.

Developed lesson plans and materials for drawing classes for Bellevue Recreation Center, Bellevue, WA.

Hand-drawn animated short, “Housecats”, created at the De Anza College Animation Workshop; released in 1985. Distributed to US cable TV networks and libraries, including HBO and the Nickelodeon Channel. Shown in many festivals in the US and overseas. Won most of the major awards for a student film in 1986.

Wrote and illustrated an in-house graphic art manual while at Panorama Productions, San Jose, California.

President, 1984, Western Art Directors’ Club, Palo Alto, CA.


Student Academy Award “Outstanding Achievement” 1986 for “Housecats”; CINE Eagle 1986 for “Housecats”; FOCUS 1986 Awards; Asifa-East 1986 Best Student film award, others.


St. Louis Area Mensa, St. Louis Publisher’s Association, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis Writers’ Guild, Iowa State University Alumni Association