Freelance Image Retoucher and Fashion Illustrator
Jan 1995 - Present (26 years 5 months)
*I work under the supervision of Art Director on retouching jewelry product and model images for magazines and catalog projects produced by Bromstad Communication.
*Prior to Bromstad Communication I performed photo retouching on jewelry and beauty images for catalogs, magazines, websites, marketing materials produced by JQ Publishing, M2Media360 and CustomCut Publishing.
*Under the directions of Creative Director and Product Designer, creating digital jewelry prototypes using Photoshop. I work offsite via email and telecommute with Bradford Exchange’s Creative Director and Product Designers on designing a variety of jewelry products from rings, bracelets, necklaces to watches, using Wacom Tablet and Pen tool to render, design, paint, manipulate, smooth, compose and combine components pulled from different image sources provided by Product Designer and Creative Director.
*I work in close collaboration with Photographer of RT Advertising on retouching images they produce for jewelry clients. I work with individual Jewelers and Jewelry Designers on retouching jewelry images for websites and print usages.
*Some of the image retouching projects included The Jewelry Book Magazine Covers and Editorials, Steiner Holiday Catalogs, The Wedding Ring Book(Magazine), Stephen Silver Holiday Catalogs, ZIVA jewelry images, banners and online ads, Charles Krypell product and model images for catalogs, JB Star Holiday catalogs and ads, John Buechner ads, Tara Pearls model images for website, William Levine ads, KTD images for the website. Some of the work appeared in C Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Town and Country.
*Create wedding dress sketches in black and white and with watercolor based on clients' photographs.
*Some of the projects included Playboy, Keiko Mag(Online Manga), Metropolis Skiwear Catalogs, JQ Magazine Editorials