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Alejandra Dirzo

Chicago, IL, USA

Work Experience

Freelance

Freelance Illustration

August 2013 - Present Chicago, Illinois, United States

Susan Becker

Illustrator

Worked in her second book illustrating the continuing adventure called Zak and Mr. Raffles go to the Zoo.
November 2014 - February 2015 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Jeff Fisher

Illustrator

Creating illustrations for a children's book including front and back cover. Used Adobe Photoshop to create characters of animals with a cartoony style.
November 2014 - January 2015 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Kimber Land

Illustrator

Working with an author from Phoenix, Arizona, creating the illustrations of her second self-publishing book called, My middle name is No! No! written by Kimberland Hernandez.
*Created pencil sketches for the perfect design of the main and other characters on the book.
*Working with the information and document script the author had provided me.
September 2014 - November 2014 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Susan Becker

Illustrator

Illustrated a children's book called, Zak and Mr. Raffles go to School.
Sketched with pencil and colored them with Adobe Photoshop Elements 9.
July 2014 - August 2014 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Eric Euler

Freelance

Edited layout of a children's book with Adobe Photoshop less than a day.
June 2014 - June 2014 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Joey Oviedo

Illustrator

Painted an image of a Aztec lady for Concerns of Committee for Latino Concerns for DePauw University, in Indiana.
January 2014 - February 2014 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Evelyn Campos And Private Commission

Illustrator

*Painting images of children and stylize name using watercolors and ink
December 2013 - January 2014 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Face Group

Illustrator

This was a one day workshop with a private company. I helped them bring the future product to the table with another illustrator by visually presenting their ideas.
*Created a variety of quick sketches of how the watch will be used in real life events
October 2013 - October 2013 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Education

American Academy Of Art

BFA in Illustration

September 2009 - August 2013 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Languages

English (Advanced),
Spanish (Advanced),

Skills

Acrylic, Adobe Illustrator, Charcoal, Crafts, Digital Art, Graphite, Ink, Microsoft Office, Pencil, Photoshop, Sketching, Watercolor,

Bio

Alejandra’s illustrations have been show cased in art galleries around Chicago, IL. She also has illustrated for multiple independent authors.

Born and raised most of her life in Chicago, wants to inspire kids to make time being creative especially when, facing obstacles in life.

A graduate from the American Academy of Art in August 2013. Currenlty working part-time and illustrating children’s book. She is working on her 5th book for an indepedent author from Arizona.

Mediums she works with are:

watercolors, ink, pen, and pencil.
Other mediums she works with are: charcoal, acrylic, pastels, color pencils, clay, spray paint, and other.

She has created original art, fan art, painted/drawn/sculptor from still life/models, stencils, a few tattoo designs, and other.