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Debra Rohlfs

Freelance Animal Illustrator & Fantasy Artist

Location:Stanhope, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
Debra Rohlfs
99 Main Street Stanhope, NJ 07874 USA

Qualifications Profile
A freelance illustrator with various experience in both traditional and digital mediums, able to work side by side with a client to visualize the finished results. Very flexible in drawing styles, and willing to try new ones in order to fit the bill. Stays up to date with current trends in comics, cartoons, movies, the internet, memes, and the like. Knows how to find out what is hot and what is not, and has no problem keeping in contact with the fans / customers to find out what THEY would like to see.

2002 - 2002 | Art staff
Shoujocon 2002 / Shoujo Arts Society | New Jersey, New York
Helped out the head of art staff, ran the Toby the Mascot contest, helped decide on the official room for the artist.

2003 - 2003 | Head of Art Staff
Shoujocon 2003 / Shoujo Arts Society | New York
Head of art staff, ran the artist alley and the art show. Saw to making sure that artist alley artists had tables in good locations, scouted the hotel for a good location for both the art show and artist alley, led a small marker painting tutorial panel, took care of an incident with a guest artists artwork being damaged by an attendee.

2009 | freelance illustrator EK Success | Clifton, NJ
I was hired for a scrapbooking sticker design project, called, “Winter Fun Penguins”. http://bee-

2009 | freelance illustrator Enslow Publishers | Berkeley, NJ
I was hired for four book cover designs, for their, “Authors Teens Love”, series.

2009 | freelance illustrator ShopRite of Netcong | Netcong, NJ
Commissioned to create two poster designs for a special sale and a canvas bag promotion through Partners in Caring, using the company mascot, Scrunchy Bear:

2012 | freelance illustrator
Bronycon Summer 2012 | New York / New Jersey
Designed the artwork for the Vendors Hall, Exit, Tail Hall, and Consession signs at Bronycon Summer 2012.

2013 | freelance illustrator Big Apple Ponycon | New York
Designed the artwork for the, “30 Years of Pony Magic”, page on the Big Apple Ponycon website: http://bee-

2006 - current | Sole owner / sole artist Bee-Hive Studios | Stanhope, NJ
Sole owner and head artist for my small at home art studio. I take care of every aspect of the business, from artwork to paperwork, keeping in contact with clients, down to billing and taxes. I have had several small clients throughout these years, and have run SEVERAL artist alley and dealers room tables at various conventions throughout the east coast of the US.

? Adobe Illustrator CS3
? Adobe Photoshop CS3
? Adobe Flash CS3 Professional
? ArtRage Studio
? Microsoft Word
? Microsoft Publisher
? Microsoft Excel
? Microsoft Expression Web
? Oil paints
? Acrylic paints
? Marker painting with Copics and Prismacolor markers
? Character designs
? Color harmony
? Pantones
? Pencil on paper
? India ink and brush
? Sculpting

Educational Background
The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Design, 1998 – 2001
Graphic illustration
Skills (2) Rating
Animal Illustration
Fantasy Art