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Margaret Shorter

Freelance Children's Book Illustrator, Animal Illustrator, & More

Location:Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Phone: 250 937-8884
4 Skills
Excellent drawing skills. In computer with Wacom tablet. Painting & Drawing. Conceptual. Loose free gesture style, layered collage style and photo - like quality. Fashion Illustration, Children's Book Illustration. Portrature.

Experience: Adobe CC, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Microsoft Office,
programs to upload to a FTP server Acrobat, Internet expertise

Demonstrated Design Skills
Motivated idea person: Attention to detail. Firm understanding of design principles and print production. Knowledgeable of typography, font families, kerning, Produced illustrations, catalogs, brochures, posters,

Education in art/graphics: Graphic Design BCIT, BC full time program 2013 -14. Formal arts education at Sheridan College, Oakville Graphic Arts - major in Creative Illustration program.
Master of Adobe CC: Manipulate, enhance digital images to create desired effects.Sound ability to judge and correct photographic images for colour, contrast and colour balance and batch for size, Draw, design and master of layers.

Communication Skills: Initiate discussion and collaborate to bring project to fruition. Various print projects, Pre-press of client work, from concept to final printing: Able to conceptualize, design, plan, layout, brand, market, organize.

Transferable Skills
Manipulate and enhance scanned or digital images to create desired effects having extensive knowledge of Photoshop. Sound ability to judge and correct photographic images for colour, contrast and color balance and batch for size.

Drawing and Painting Skills: Artwork included in group exhibitions: photography and paintings (realistic & figurative) Alley Art, Art Focus 2010,-2014

Continuous Learning
Studied various aspects of Art including painting, portraiture and life drawing