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Specializes in illustration and design for business logos and publishing as well as painted/drawn portraiture.
Straight From The Onion Vine Book
Wine Labels and Other Designs
Ayla Jane Gams
1557 Jackson Street
Oakland CA 94612
California College of the Arts, Oakland, Ca.
Overall GPA: 3.5
Privately tutored by Barbieo Barros Gizzi, Massachusetts, 1993-1998
Hard Press Editions, Massachusetts, Spring 2006
*illustrated narrative renderings for pre-teen chapter book mock-up that was later submitted to Scholastic Inc.
*Formatted illustrations within book text using Macintosh QuarkXPress.
*Illustrated book cover.
Hard Press Editions, Massachusetts, Summer 2006
*Illustrated cover for book mock-up later submitted to Publishing Houses specializing in fiction.
Pinguino Belize, Belize, Fall 2008
*Conceptualized and rendered "Pirate Penguin" design that later became the main logo for owner's yacht flag.
Rumpelstiltskin's Restaurant at The Village Inn, Massachusetts,
*Illustrated sign design, color, and composition for local Inn restaurant.
*Digitally rendered in Adobe Illustrator for final submission.
Four Wings Institute, Kansas City, 2009
*Conceptualized and illustrated workshop logo for Four Wings Institute, an affiliate of The Hoffman Institute.
*Digitally rendered illustration in Adobe Illustrator.
Freelance logo designer
*Conceptualized and designed website main logo from illustration to graphic stage.
Dot Dot Dot Design Studio, 2012
Freelance vector illustrator
*illustrated icons for Los Angeles based package design company as well as converted illustrations to graphic vector images in Adobe Illustrator.
The Room To Grow Preschool, Rockridge CA, 2011
*Supervised 15-25 children within a Reggio-Emilia based curriculum.
*Taught basic yoga/meditation techniques to three and a half to five-year-olds.
City of El Cerrito, California, 2009
*Designed and taught art projects/activities for Casa Cerrito Pre-schoolers.
California College of the Arts