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Lenau Studios - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Illustration
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5.0
2 Skills
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joannalenau@gmail.com www.lenaustudios.com Lenau Studios is an Illustration studio based out of Michigan. For my entire life, I have been painting and drawing. I've also always enjoyed reading books and stories for children, and I will probably never outgrow this. Long before I even had children, I was collecting stories and books for my own entertainment! Currently, I am a student at...
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Amber Heaton - Freelance Book Cover Design & Children's Book Illustration
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3.0
2 Skills
$15
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Hello! I am currently studying illustration at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, MI. I will be graduating with a Bachelor's degree Spring of 2015. I am very interested in children's book illustration and product licensing. I have an incredible passion for sweet narratives and love intricate details. While I have just a few illustrations shown here, please feel free to see my...
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Jordan K. Gaza - Freelance Book Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
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My name is Jordan Gaza and I am a freelance illustrator and a student at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, MI. I specialize in stylized gouache paintings, but I am also capable of realistic graphite renderings. My rates vary according to project. When I'm not drawing, I like to occupy my time with crawly, growing things, books, and my cat's belly. Feel free to check out my...
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Yohan Daza - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Graphic Novel Art
5
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4.5
2 Skills
$45
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Hello there, I’m a versatile illustrator, who specialized in digital illustration and traditional media such as ink and watercolors. I can design your next book cover, children book illustration, CD cover, posters and much more.
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Julia Padamada - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Article Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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Jane Morris - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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5.0
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Summary of Qualifications • More than ten years’ experience as freelance academic editor and writer • Specialize as liaison between authors and publishers • Proficient in style guides including Chicago, AP, APA, GPO • Full range of editorial services with books, articles, and office communications Copy editing, proofreading, fact checking, copyright permissions, illustrations and tables, formatting, indexing • Excellent written and oral communications skills • Detail and goal oriented with ability to process multiple tasks and meet deadlines • Association, Education, Not-for-profit experience
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Eoin Alexander - Freelance Copywriting & Content Writing
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$30
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Brittany Smith - Freelance Digital Art & Anime Art
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Brittany Smith 6212 Regency Dr, Aliquippa, PA, 15001 Objective To obtain a position with your company using my skills and education. Skills and Qualifications • A decision maker, well organized, and resourceful • Great communication skills • Thorough in handling of details • Skilled in all artistic media’s Education High School: Attended Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School from 2004 and graduated in June of 2008. College: Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts at Savannah Collage of Art and Design, majoring in Sequential Art attended from the fall of 2008 and will graduate on June 2nd 2012. Awards and Honors • Deans list for the fall semester 2011 • Deans list for winter semester 2012 • 1st place in the Sacred Heart High School art show 2005 • 1st place at the Sweetwater Art show summer 2009 Skills • Experienced in Photoshop, Corel Painter, and Paint Tools Sai. • Proficient in Illustrator. • Skilled in traditional mediums such as charcoal, pastel and Pan Pastel. • Knowledge of human and animal anatomy. Experience • Internship at Toonseaum (Comic , and cartoon museum where I did gallery tours, classed and interacted with professional artists.) • Teaches manga classes for Zoe Shutka ( Students ages 6-14) • Concept artist for working title “The Last Odyssey” • Illustration for poem called “My Life” (to be published) Work Experience Brighton Hot Dog Shoppe, Moon TWP, PA. August 2006 until August 2011 Cashier/Cook: I worked as a cashier handling the orders and responsible for keeping a balanced cash register. We were often busy so I had experience working under time constraints. If I was not the cashier then I was a cook who was responsible for getting orders out in a timely fashion. Volunteer/Community Activities • Alter Server at Our Lady of Fatima Church • Assistant girls basketball coach at Our Lady of Fatima school 2004 thru 2006 • Volunteered during the summers while in high school at Heritage Valley Health systems doing whatever was needed filing, assisting with wheel chair patients as an example.
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States
Isaac Vincent - Freelance Cartooning & Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
$12
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I have years of experience in illustration and creating artwork and would love to help out. I specialize with cartoon style illustrations and am able to provide exactly what you need for the book. I will follow instructions thoroughly and precisely to create a product for you that is exactly what you have in mind. If interested in looking at a portfolio and other previous work please feel free to contact me anytime.
Cedarburg, Wisconsin, United States
Jean Hayes - Freelance Marketing & Public Relations
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4.0
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$150
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Jean M. Hayes Senior communications professional with broad experience directing and implementing marketing and PR strategies on both agency and client side that effectively support client and brand objectives. Creative and critical thinker, mentor, motivator and team builder. SKILLS Campaign Strategy and Implementation| Messaging Strategy and Development | Executive Communications | Content Creation and Editing | Storytelling | Project Management | Reputation Management | Issues Management | Relationship Building EMPLOYMENT HISTORY JMH Communications, Seattle, WA January 2018 to present Freelance integrated communications professional specializing in content creation/editing, strategic planning, fundraising communications, general marketing and public relations. 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Bellevue, Washington, United States