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Beverly Toole

Freelance Illustrator & Comic Artist

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Location:Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Website: http://www.theshatteredworld.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/beverlytoole
105
Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$27
Rate/Hr
Beverly Toole
Qualification Summary

Over ten years experience as a illustrator, comic book artist, graphic artist, with traditional design and a strong grasp of several industry standard programs in this role. Key skill set areas:

Traditional and Digital | Illustration | Character Design | 2D Animation | Storyboards
Logo and Graphic Design | Microsoft Office | Adobe Photoshop | InDesign | Illustrator

Work Experience:

Freelance Artist/Owner - The Sooty Owl - Birmingham, AL - 2002 through Present Day

- interpreting the client's needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose

- estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes for clients

- developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research

- thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts

- presenting finalized ideas and concepts to clients

- working with a wide range of media, from traditional mediums and animation

- demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches

- working on layouts and making sure preparing projects are ready for print

- keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design

programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Dreamweaver

- successfully completed a Kickstarter campaign for the promotion, creation, printing and

distribution of my creator owned comic series Katharos: The Shattered World issue one;

- designed and regularly maintain company website as well as the online site

dedicated to my creator owned series Katharos: The Shattered World

Companies worked for include:

Felix the Cat Studios, Mimondo Productions LTD, Ariel Stragity Group, The Toole Group, Sapiance LLC, Lock oasis Beauty Salon, GameFace Barber Shop, Bethel Baptist Church, Saturday AM, Salty 'Ham Cartooneestas; as well as individual clients seeking personalized artwork for individual use.

Education:

The Kubert School - Dover, New Jersey

- Certificate for 2D Animation

- Graduated May 2001

The Atlanta College of Arts/ Savannah College of Art and Design - Atlanta, Georgia

- Studied illustration

- Attended from 1997-1998
Skills (2) Rating
Illustration
Comic Art