I am a member of The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, a professional children's book illustrator, book cover illustrator, book designer, graphic designer and art director with over 30 years of professional experience.
I am very conceptual and have extensive experience branding products, companies, and individuals. I have had the pleasure during my long career, to work with some of the most talented and creative people in the business. I can bring that expertise to your project.
I live and work in St. Louis Missouri. I have successfully illustrated books for authors and publisher clients located all over the U.S. using high-speed Internet. It is just as easy to work together using virtual technology as it is working in the same city.
I love to work with children’s book authors to expand and illustration their ideas and words into delightful picture books. I have also designed and illustrated projects for companies making children's games and products.
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Once I learn about your illustrating needs,
I can create illustrations and promotional materials that will enhance or create your company's branding to make your book or product stand out. I do not just create one isolated project for a client, I make sure that what I am creating is beneficial to the complete concept and vision of their company and branding.
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Do you know how to correctly prepare your illustration files for your printer, after they are finished?
I can help you with that. With my background in design and art-direction, I can deliver your illustrations in a publishable format, packaged with the text placed on the correctly sized pages at the perfect resolution and color space. Everything will be completely ready to go in a digital file to turn over to your printer.
The self-publishing process will be smoother with my help
I can act as a liaison between you and your printer, to make sure your final book looks as good as it can when it rolls off the presses. I'm always here to answer any questions you may have during the process.
With my 30 plus years of experience in art direction and graphic design, I have learned to be very good at anticipating my client's needs. I work closely with them to create the best and most targeted finished product.
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