Freelance Digital Artist & Book Illustrator

Location:Acworth, Georgia, United States
2 Skills
I have illustrated a book that has been published and i am working with another client right now to have her book photographed and illustrated. I can paint anything on the computer. Will work to achieve your vision for your work.
Design candidate possessing 25 years of sales and has computer knowledge, painting, illustration with a love and joy of photographing people. Candidate desires employment as a Graphic Illustrator.

Middle Tennessee State University: Murfreesboro, TN
• Bachelors of Fine Art with (Minor) Graphic Design Fall 2009
• Bachelors of Science in Liberal Art Spring 2008
• Minors: Graphic Design-Illustration-Book Arts/Letterpress
Dale Carnegie Training: Nashville, TN May 26, 1981
• Training improved verbal communication skills

Software and Performance Skills:
Adobe: PC & MAC
• Microsoft Vista 2007
• ADOBE: Illustrator * In Design * Photoshop
• Logo Design* Manuel Letter Press Printer * Book Design
• Print ready in PDF * Roxio * Brochures
• Picture Repairs * Creating Identities’ * CD Design
• Nikon Camera D50, D2000, D3000 and X1
• Tough book editing, light metering

Prestige/Lifetouch: 5/2011-11/2011
• Photograph all over mid-TN high school senior pictures and underclass pictures for the annual and packages for the parents
• Camera’s used are Nikon D2000, D3000 and X1
• Knowledge of lighting, gels, and posing
• Road trips include setup and teardown, editing and burning CD to sent to the printers
Author Tamar Wines: 10/2010-2/2011
• Illustrated and Photographed Book Cover
• Using Illustrator, Photoshop and a Nikon camera
Custom Color Photography Classes: 1/2011
• Logo Design, Banner, and Room design
B&J Special Tees: Watertown, TN 10/2009-1/2010
• Page layout, spread sheets using Illustrator, Photoshop, and Excel
• Sublimating, weeding, laminating, and silkscreen
Stardust Theater: Watertown, TN 4/2009-8/2009
• Ticket booth/Concessions
Lullybell - A Girl and Her Dog 5/2009
• Identity Logo Design for products in color, back on white, white on black
• Tee Shirt Design
• Business Cards
Art classes: Watertown, TN 8/2008-2009
• Painting Instructor two nights a week
Chapter L: Lebanon, TN 8/2008
• Logo Design

Teri’s Hair Care: Watertown, TN 3/2001-9/2002
Master Barber/Shop Owner
Mary Kay Sales Representative
Randy’s Barbershop: Lebanon, TN 6/1998-11/2001
Family Hair Designers: Nashville, TN 6/1983-5/1997
Master Barber/Manager/Color Specialist
• Maintained current inventory; stocking and ordering supplies
• Training was kept current, Trained new and current personnel
• Public relations: greeted, welcomed clients, answered phones, and made appointments
• Maintained client relationships and established a reputation for customer service
• Managed shops at various time (open/close and balance daily totals)
• Ranked second in sales to the owner on a yearly basis
Selected and Group Exhibitions: Murfreesboro, TN
Starbucks: MTSU Spring 2008
• “Flight;” Pastel
Discovery Center & Murfree Spring Wetland July 2006
Two Wetland Quilts
• Part of a Grants class at MTSU
• Grants obtained by Dr. Sickler-Voit to work with Mitchell and Northfield Elementary
• Learned to write grants
• Leader in organizing supplies
• Instructor for quilting classes at Northfield
• MTSU volunteer

Selected Bibliography: Murfreesboro, TN
Collage: A Journal of Creative Expression, Vol. VII; The Innocent Murdered, (Poem), p. 29 Spring 2008
MTSU Sideline Newspaper:
• Front page article on the Holocaust Conference at MTSU
• Selected to be part of the paper: strong research ability Fall 2007
Wilson County Fair: Lebanon, TN
• Fine Art-Mixed Media division; “Unseen/Homeless,” Best of Show 2010
• Fine Art-Acrylic division; “America under the umbrella;” Eyes Wide Open,” First Place 2010
• Photography: Photo Enhancement division; Second Place 2010
• Photography: Male division; Third Place 2010
Wilson County Fair: Lebanon, TN 2009
• Fine Art-Fiber division; “Painting with Fabric;” first place
• Fine Art-Acrylic division; “To remember,” second place
Wilson County Fair: Lebanon, TN 2007
• Fine Art-Silkscreen division; “Childhood Memories;” first place
• Fine Art-Pastel division: “Flight;” first place
Wilson County Fair: Lebanon, TN 2006
• Fine Art-Pen & Ink college division: “Tyler;” first place
Wilson County Fair: Lebanon, TN 2003
• Fine Arts-Graphite Pencil division: “Brittany;” first place
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Book Illustration