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Rakel Schimanski

Freelance Illustrator, Children's Book Illustrator, & More

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Cara Bevan - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Your portraits are so cute and fun! Great realistic animals too." to Rakel Schimanski
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Tom Croft - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Really nice style Rakel! I must post some of my digital stuff. I've done some similar vector art on my website, www.thomascroft.co.uk Cheers, T." to Rakel Schimanski
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Rakel Schimanski - Over 30 days ago
Thanks so much Tom! These are drawn in photoshop with a wacom pen. Man, I dream to be as skilled as you one day! ;)
Tom Croft - Over 30 days ago
Thanks so much Rakel! Cheers, T.
Rakel Schimanski - Over 30 days ago
Ive only just joined on here...how do you find this site??
Tom Croft - Over 30 days ago
I think I just Googled Freelance artists & illustrators? I need to up my membership to be able to apply for jobs though, as I'm on the basic free option! Although hopefully it puts people onto my website...?
Rakel Schimanski - Over 30 days ago
O I ment how do u find it (work wise) not how DID u find it :) heheh just wonder how much work people get from it?? Yes im sure its great 4 advertising your site -yes website is my next step...
Tom Croft - Over 30 days ago
Ha! I did worry if you couldn't figure out how to search for things on Google, getting work may be a stretch!
Well until I up my membership and pay, I can't actually apply for work, so really using it as a link to my site.
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{Digital Portrait} of my daughter, drawn in photoshop with a wacom pen.
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Children's Book Illustration portfolio item
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{Childrens book Illustrations} Drawn in photoshop with a wacom pen. 'A lucky Find' Written by Jane Milton.
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{Childrens Book Illustrations} Drawn in phothop with a wacom pen. 'The Cave Rescue' Written by John Parker.
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{Childrens book Illustrations} Drawn in photshop with a wacom pen. Stuarts New's' By Kirsten Behl.
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{Childrens book illustration} Drawn in photoshop with wacom pen. 'The Cave Rescue' Written by John Parker.
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{Childrens book illustration} Digital drawing done in photshop with wacom pen. From the book 'Stuarts News' By Kirsten Behl.
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{digital drawing of Drew} drawn in photoshop with a wacom pen.
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My daughter helping with the baking {Watercolor & coloured pencil on paper}
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Water colour & coloured pencil, of Harley on the beach.
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Animal Illustration portfolio item
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{Pet Portrait} Bob was drawn with chalk pastels & pastel pencils on paper.
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{Pet Portrait} Mystie was drawn with chalk pastel/pastel pencil on paper.
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{Pet Portrait} Tito drawn with chalk pastel & pastel pencils on paper.
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{Digital drawing} Drawn in Photoshop with a wacom pen.
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Children's Book Illustration portfolio item
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Digital Sketch (drawn in photshop with a wacom pen)
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Digital sketch of my daughter on a wild west coast beach :) Sketched in photoshop with wacom pen.
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Pop art inspired portrait of my daughter (drawn in photoshop with wacom pen)
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Digital drawing, drawn in photoshop with a wacom pen)
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Digital Drawing (drawn in photoshop with wacom pen)
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Digital Drawing of my daughter (drawn in photoshop with wacom pen)
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About Me:
I'm a freelance illustrator living by the sea in Auckland, New Zealand. Im currently juggling being creative & being a Mum of 3. I have illustrated 4 children's books so far. I use digital & traditional mediums. My style is very realistic, and I specialize in portraiture & animal portraits. I hold a BVA (Bachelor of Visual Arts) Thank you for stopping by!
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand