- As a doll designer I work with toy companies on a freelance basis to create new fashion dolls and other girls toys. - I specialize in fun, fabulous, fashion illustrations, creating both digital illustrations on Adobe Photoshop and traditional hand-painted drawings. 
- As owner and creator of "The Style Confessions", a fashion blog, I create all editorial content, both visual and written. I also engage in various social media content and have a broad knowledge of social media strategies. Specialties: Fashion illustration. Doll Design. Style Blogging.

Work Samples

  • Doll Designs - Digital Artwork

  • Doll Designs

  • Glamorous Doll Designs

Work History

  • Fashion Blogger

    • The Style Confessions
    • Mar 2011 - Present (3 years 8 months)

    The Style Confessions™ is a fashion and style blog featuring editorial quality photography, fashion event coverage and fashion illustration.

    http://thestyleconfessions.com/

  • Doll Designer and Fashion Illustrator

    • Heather Fonseca Design Studio
    • Mar 2003 - Present (11 years 8 months)

    I create innovative new toy concepts as well as design and illustrate head-to-toe looks for existing doll lines. I have provided illustration and toy design services to numerous clients including MGA, Jakks Pacific, Spinmaster, Playmates Toys and more. I also collaborating with Funosophy to invent the Pony Royale toy line.

    See all my designs and illustrations please seem by website at http://heatherfonseca.com

  • Instructor

    • Sewing Arts Centers, Inc.
    • Sep 2010 - Jun 2012 (1 year 9 months)

    As a member of the faculty at Sewing Arts Center in Santa Monica I teach students how to choose and make basic alterations to commercial patterns, understand the qualities of different fabrics, assemble a quality sewing kit, become familiar with the home sewing machine, and sew garments.

  • Senior Project Designer

    • Mattel
    • Sep 1993 - Mar 2003 (9 years 6 months)

    While at Mattel I designed everything from groovy bathing suits to traditional costumes to elegant ballgowns for Barbie and her friends and family.

  • Assistant designer

    • Passport USA Clothing Company
    • Oct 1992 - Sep 1993 (11 months)

    Assisted the head fashion designer in pattern-making, embroidery designs and fashion photography shoots for women's contemporary sportswear company.

  • Assistant Designer

    • Zoology Inc
    • Oct 1992 - Sep 1993 (11 months)

    Illustrated line sheets and created presentation boards for elegant knitwear company.

  • Intern

    • Reebok
    • Jun 1992 - Aug 1992 (2 months)

    Won the Reebok International Designovation contest and then interned at the Reebok apparel division in Stoughton Massachusetts. Worked directly with their active wear designers to create a new line of in-line skating apparel.

  • Intern

    • Cerruti 1881
    • Jan 1992 - Jun 1992 (5 months)

    Assisted menswear design team with developing designs, creating concept boards and coordinating presentations.

Education

  • Parsons Paris School of Art and Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Fashion Design
    • 1990 - 1992

    Achievements: Reebok International Designovation contest winner Exhibited shoe designs at the International Paris Shoe Trade Show Dean's List

  • Otis College of Art and Design

    • Alumni Fashion Design
    • 1988 - 1990

    I transferred to Parsons in Paris in my Junior year, and finished my bachelors degree there.

Specialties

Share