Melissa Linares tries to bring some humor, and her diverse background into illustrations. She loves pens and line art. At present, she is located in the Philadelphia, PA area and is available for commissioned work.

Work Samples

  • retouching

  • The Sketchbook Project

Work History

Please contact me for my full resume: Companies / Clients include: Tiffany & Co.,, Krazy Leggs, Inc. Event Planning, Roska Direct, Zookeeper Golf, MaxLite, Pearson Education, Kollins Communications, World Spirit, MTV Job titles have included: digital imaging specialist, senior retoucher, graphic designer, illustrator, production artist, layout artist for animation, 3D animator Schools attended: Montclair State University, Art Institute of Philadelphia, Arts High School Software knowledge includes: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark, Scene7, Premiere, 3D Studio Max, FileMaker Pro, Ms Word/Excel, MM Director Specializing in: Retouching: Jewelry, Fashion, Editorials, Figure, Table Top, and Pathing Illustration styles: Line Art, Cartoons, Character Design, Fine Art, Oil and Acrylic Painting, Landscapes, Sci-Fi, Whimsical


Art Institutes International Montclair State University