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Damien spencer - Freelance Fantasy Art & Sci Fi Art
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hey the names Damo i draw cartoons in the range of horror, alien's, and standard cartoon sketches, if anyone is looking for a cartoonist have a look at some of my work and get back to me, cheers
brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Egypt Police officer. • Specialized in protecting VIP personal, preventing terrorism, investigate crimes, surveillances, and Station Commander. Education ? Los Angeles valley college (paralegal academy) ? Damanhour Military high school. ? Police Academy. Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Police Science. ? Long term care course. ? Privet auto coverage training. ? Commercial auto coverage training. ? E&O loss prevention coverage training. ? General liability coverage training. ? Career Development Workshop Series 2005 (Los Angeles Valley College). Skills in Software Skills at Job I am highly proficient in interviewing law firm clients to increase revenue. Self start and beached myself all this software: ? Legal Solution, Abacus Message, Abacuslaw, and Power Tools. Amecuslaw, Best Case, retrieving forms from the court's website and E-filing for BK and ECF trained. ? Quicken/QuickBooks Microsoft Word, Microsoft Windows. ? 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Tarzana, California, United States
Gwynne Sigel - Freelance Article Writing & Editing
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SUMMARY: Twenty-five years of progressively responsible experience writing, performing, teaching, conducting research, creating, and implementing innovative humanities, arts, educational, and public health programs. Background also includes program evaluation, editing, and grant writing and reviewing. Demonstrated effectiveness in developing, directing, and administering complex projects and in delivering high quality programs. WORK EXPERIENCE: Pursuit Magazine Philadelphia Writer 1/2011-present Write a bi-monthly column about Philadelphia’s social history, drawing from stories I collect for PJOHPas well as other stories about philadelphia’s unsung heroes. Pusuit is a new online magazine which launched in January of 2011. Philadelphia Jewish Oral History Project Director 8/2005-present Direct a multi-year oral history project of the Sholom Aleichem Club, one of the last surviving organizations within Philadelphia’s old Jewish left community. 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SCRIBEINK Philadelphia, PA 4/97-present Freelance writing and research consulting business providing a variety of writing, editing, writ qualitative research services to businesses and and universities and community organizations in and around Philadelphia. Write articles and reports and develop promotional materials for national publications on a variety of topics including: community development, urban school reform, American social history, and AIDS. Teach writing to children and adults. Edit book chapters, reports, newsletters, academic theses, and other manuscripts as requested. Responsibilities included: · Writing report about Philadelphia neighborhoods and articles about the role of community development organizations in fostering urban education reform as a consultant to the Pennsylvania Association of Community Development Corporations; · Edited other papers as assigned, Pennsylvania Association of Community Development Corporations ·Creating and performing a series of narratives based on interviews with subjects from THIS IS OUR LIFE —a folk history of Detroit’s Jewish immigrant-left during the 1930’s, the subject of my undergraduate thesis. · Developing Train-the-Trainer Curriculum for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America which was used nationally in mentoring workshops; Co-edited ethnographies of urban school reform projects Edited, THE ADVENTURES OF TIA MIA -- a children's book TEACHING ARTIST Ann Arbor, MI., St Paul-Minneapolis, MN 1986-1990 Various cities in New Jersey and Connecticut 1996-2000 Responsibilities included: Conducting storytelling, theatre, music, and writing workshops for children and adolescents University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 11/92-9/96 Project Coordinator, Educators Learning about Children with HIV and Drug Exposure: Developed and managed efforts of a national federally-funded project to prepare public school personnel to prepare their colleagues to work with children affected by HIV and/or Drug Exposure. More than 6,000 public school personnel throughout the United States were trained through this program. Responsibilities included: · Developed and implemented 11 4-day Training Of Trainers workshops in 10 U.S. cities. · Worked closely with staff from 100 public school district offices to promote and publicize the trainings · Developed, researched, and compiled accompanying 350-page training resource and curriculum guide which contained sample teaching modules, articles, case studies, teaching activities, and other support materials. · Taught components of the curriculum as well as facilitated discussions and activities which supported participants’ learning throughout the four-day workshop... · In response to project participants’ requests, planned, and facilitated one day School AIDS Policy Working Conference for school personnel from participating districts throughout Pennsylvania. · Assisted in developing project and workshop evaluation instruments to ensure that the stated workshop goals were being met. · Edited The Connection, ELCHADE’s nationally distributed newsletter. · Wrote Op-Ed and other articles about AIDS and the project for newspapers and national educational and other social science journals. EDUCATION: · University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. M.S. Ed. with concentration in Social Foundations, History, and Philosophy of Education; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Spring 1999. Masters Thesis: Transforming American Education for Democracy: Community Building for School Reform. · University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI BA with highest Honors, Major: Folklore Studies; Minor: Music. May 1984. Thesis: These Are Our Lives: A folk History of Detroit’s Jewish Left Community during the 1930’s.
Richboro, Pennsylvania, United States
Alexandre Stockler - Freelance Digital Art & Illustration
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I am a web designer graduated by Niagara College, owner of Artepixel where I provide services for Illustrations, Digital Painting, Graphic/Web design. At Artepixel I wok at the position Production Director and Sales. Basically I deal with clients and other third party artists, I am responsible for the project's management and follow up, I handle budgets, contracts, agreements, etc. I also do the web design for Artepixel and Cris De Lara's website, I update the galleries and do the writing for tutorials and workshops. I work with the pinup artist Cris De Lara developing pinups and other images (fan art, fantasy art, etc). Most of my tasks are concerned to research and digital painting support. Cris De Lara is also Artepixel's owner and one of the best contemporary illustrator and digital painting according to several specialized art magazines and Computer Graphic websites, She is the Lead Artist and I am the responsible for the Web Design area and Technical aspects of the projects we work. As Artepixel's owner, I work in many challenging projects for the following areas (which are our expertise): . Illustrations and Digital Painting, Graphic Design, Children Illustrations . Pinup Art, Fantasy Art, Comic Art, Sci-Fi Art . Commissioning, Character Design, Cover Books . Portraits and Caricatures, Cartoons, Animation, Interior Design . Graphic Design (Greeting Cards, Stationary, Advertising, Logos, Marketing, Desktop Publishing) Now, I am also offering the following services: . Web Design (Design & Development), Hosting Plans and Domain Registering, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) . Image Manipulation, Animation (2D animation, Flash Animation, Web Banners) . Courses, Workshops, Seminars You can see samples of our work in the following links: http://www.crisdelara.com/ http://crisdelara.itsartmag.com/ http://crisdelara2007.cgsociety.org/gallery/ http://crisdelara04.deviantart.com/ http://crisdelaraimages.blogspot.com/ Due to my experience in Artepixel, I am proud to tell our services provide solutions rather than only outstanding images.
Welland, Ontario, Canada