LaurArt Experience and Expertise

Over a 25 year career in publications, I have accumulated skills in Art Direction, Illustration, Graphic Design, Digital Art and Photography, Electronic Publishing and Web Design. I am comfortable and conversant with print and web publishing, with both traditional and digital skills. I have worked as part of a graphics staff and freelance. I have continued to produce paintings, drawings and greeting card art independently throughout my career.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE PRIMARY ART MEDIA
Art Direction Adobe Illustrator Acrylic Paint
Graphic Design Adobe Photoshop Pen and Ink
Illustration Adobe Imageready Pencil and Colored Pencil
Digital Photo Enhancement Adobe In Design and Pagemaker Digital Art
Web Design Adobe Go Live Combined Media Including Digital
Prepress & Production Adobe Acrobat With Pen and Ink or Pencil
Training Quark Xpress
MS Word/Office

WORK HISTORY
September 2003 - Present
Established LaurArt Productions - Sole Proprietor, Artist, Graphic Designer
1993 - 2003
EDS, Troy, MI: Art Director, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Prepress Technician & Web Designer
1989-1993:
GMC Truck, Pontiac, MI and EDS, Troy, MI: Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Prepress Technician
1980-1988:
Williams International, Walled Lake, MI: Technical illustrator, Graphic Artist