Creating illustrations, fine art and child friendly images in a variety of mediums including coffee is what I do best. I have extensive understanding and experience in Illustration including: editorial, book, gallery, digital and sports: use of mediums such as: oil, pen/ink, acrylic, mixed media, coffee, gauche, marker and digital media are the toys that I usually bring to the sandbox when I play.
Graphic Artist/Marketing Assistant
Sangre De Cristo Art Center
March 2012 - September 2012
Designed brochures, logos, flyer design, Designed bi-monthly arts publication. Photography/photo manipulation and set preparation for photo shoots.
From March 2011
Designed brochures, logos, flyer design, business cards and corporate identity, Designed and illustrated technical schematics of new product equipment flyers with integrated QR Code creation. Photography/photo manipulation and set preparation for photo shoots.
All American Sports
December 2009 - March 2011
Designed all custom T-shirt art for schools and local clientele. Designed brochures, logos, and special event art for All American Sports. Managed the operations of the Screen Print Department including: ordering of all equipment and materials needed, design & layout of all graphics, etc.
Graphic Artist/Designer at Fusion Sign and Design
January 2009 - February 2010
color correction, graphic design, wide format printing, layout, print design, print production and sign/design production.
January 2008 - January 2009
Print production, catalog/layout design, illustrative insets, logo and web icon design, and extensive communication with merchandising dept.
February 2007 - January 2008
color correction, graphic design, wide format printing, layout, quoting, print design, print production and sign design/production, bi-lingual communication with Hispanic clients.
Coffee Creations N More
• Present Illustrator/Fine Artist. Creating illustrations, character, storyboards for local authors and national agencies. Continuing work with Contents Power Corp (Chicago). Extensive understanding and experience in Illustration including: editorial, book, gallery, digital and sports: use of mediums such as: oil, pen/ink, acrylic, mixed media, coffee, gauche, marker and digital media.
Portraits - coffee/pencil/marker/watercolor/oil
I feel it it important to have self portraits in your portfolio so at once, the person who is highering you know you can capture the likeness of a face. Even if it is your own. Also, here are some other portraits, in a variety of styles, to show my knowledge and use of different mediums.
Mixed Media Illustration I & II
Mixed media illustrations done while attending college. Illustrations were displayed in college foyer thought the time I was attending Pikes Peak Community College.
Over here PJ - watercolor
Children's book illustration done for Barbara Jones out of Boulder Colorado. This is her first book and the there are a number of illustrations done for this book. Here are just a few.
Your Move My Friend - coffee and watercolor
This is an illustration I did for Readers Group Project 2011. The project concept was to open minds and visuals to evoke emotions for a deep, wonderful reading experience! The target audience were Non-native English speaking children all around the globe graduating from picture books to transition into
reading book. This is one of 3 in a short story illustration that I completed.
Qualifications & Certifications
Illustration and Graphic Design
Pikes Peak Community College