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ILLUSTRATION AND GRAPHIC DESIGN PORTFOLIO


YZABELLE B. RAMOS

t 916.759.0601 e ramosyzabelle@gmail.com

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Yzabelle is an artist, with timeless skills in design and illustration who utilizes modern software to create lasting works. She see’s herself as an independent creative maker filled with conceptual ideas incorporating surrealism and organic forms. Art is my personal form of expression. In creating custom invitation designs and illustrations, I am able to apply my skills as an artist in a way that people will enjoy. Whether it be through magazines and books to express stories and ideas.

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ILLUSTRATION STUDENT WORK

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HAWAIIAN BOBTAIL SQUID DETAILS

M AY 2 0 1 5 . C OT M A N WAT E R C O LO R A N D M I C R O N P E N I N K O N S T R AT H M O R E PA P E R . O P T I M I Z E D T H R O U G H F L AT B E D S C A N N E R A N D A D O B E C C P H OTO S H O P .

CHALLENGE

S T U D E N T ’ S C H O I C E O F A R T I C L E O R S TO R Y TO C R E AT E A M I N I I L L U S T R AT I O N .

SOLUTION

B A S E D O N A N A R T I C L E F R O M T H E AWA K E ! M A G A Z I N E A B O U T T H E H AWA I I A N B O B TA I L S Q U I D . M U T E D C O LO R PA L E T T E WA S U T I L I Z E D W I T H L U M I N E S C E N T C O LO R S TO H I G H L I G H T T H E E S S E N C E O F T H E S Q U I D . I T C R E AT E S A S O F T , C O N T R A S T I N G I M A G E .

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LEGENDS DETAILS

APRIL 2015. PRANG WAT E R C O LO R O N I L L U S T R AT I O N B O A R D . O P T I M I Z E D T H R O U G H F L AT B E D S CA N N E R A N D A D O B E C C P H OTO S H O P .

CHALLENGE

C R E AT E A N I L L U S T R AT I O N B A S E D O N A N AT I V E A M E R I C A N S TO R Y A B O U T H O W T H E E A G L E A N D T H E C O Y OT E C R E AT E D D AY A N D N I G H T , SUMMER AND WINTER.

SOLUTION

I L L U S T R AT E D T H E E A G L E A N D T H E C O Y OT E I N T H E M I D S T O F T H E N AT U R A L O P P O S I T E S . VA R I E T Y I N C O LO R . F R O M M U T E D TO V I V I D TO M U T E D A G A I N . I T C R E AT E S A N E R R AT I C , O M I N O U S A N D OVERWHELMING FEELING.

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COLUMBAE DETAILS

M A R C H 2 0 1 5 . C OT M A N WAT E R C O LO R A N D M I C R O N P E N I N K O N S T R AT H M O R E PA P E R . O P T I M I Z E D T H R O U G H F L AT B E D S C A N N E R A N D A D O B E P H OTO S H O P .

CHALLENGE

C R E AT E A N I L L U S T R AT I O N B A S E D O F F A N I N FO R M AT I V E A RT I C L E O N P I G EO N S .

SOLUTION

U T I L I Z E D T H E I N FO R M AT I O N O N H O W P I G E O N S C O U L D P O S S I B LY U S E S TA R S A S A P E R S O N A L C O M PA S S . U S E D VA R I E T Y I N C O LO R A N D L I N E S .

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MAYAN SONG OF LOVE DETAILS F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 5 . C OT M A N WAT E R C O LO R A N D I N K O N S T R AT H M O R E PA P E R . O P T I M I Z E D T H R O U G H F L AT B E D S C A N N E R A N D A D O B E P H OTO S H O P . CHALLENGE

C R E AT E A N I L L U S T R AT I O N B A S E D O N A S TO R Y A B O U T A Y O U N G M AYA N W O M A N R E F U S I N G TO LO V E , U N T I L A N E X C E P T I O N A L Y O U N G M A N P L AY S H E R A S O N G O F LO V E A F T E R T H E PA S S I N G O F T I M E .

SOLUTION

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A S E R I E S O F E V E N T S , F R O M TO P TO B OT TO M . T H E Y O U N G M AYA N W O M A N I S I N D I G N A N T W I T H H E R FAT H E R . T H E P H A S E S O F T H E M O O N A R E I L L U S T R AT E D TO S H O W T H E PA S S I N G O F T I M E . TO C O N C L U D E , T H E YO U N G M A N A N D WO M A N A R E U N I T E D W H E N H E P L AY S H E R A S O N G . T H E B I R D S A N D F E AT H E R S S H O W U N I T Y A N D VA R I E T Y T H R O U G H O U T T H E P I E C E FO R A P L AY F U L A N D V I V I D FEELING.


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FLY DETAILS

F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 5 . P R A N G WAT E R C O LO R A N D I N K O N C A N S O N PA P E R . O P T I M I Z E D T H R O U G H F L AT B E D S C A N N E R A N D A D O B E C C P H OTO S H O P .

CHALLENGE

SOLUTION

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TO C R E AT E A N I L L U S T R AT I O N F R O M A C H I L D R E N ’ S S TO R Y . I T I S A B O U T A Y O U N G C H I L D W H O D E C I D E S TO L I V E W I T H R AV E N S . T H E R E WA S T E N S I O N B E T W E E N H I S D E C I S I O N A N D H I S V I L L A G E . BUT, IN THE END HE FINDS A HOME WITH THE BIRDS. TO C R E AT E T H E E S S E N C E O F L I V I N G W I T H R AV E N S , VA R I AT I O N IN EXPRESSION AND MOVEMENT IS UTILIZED THROUGHOUT THE P I E C E . T H E U S E O F F E AT H E R S H E L P L E A D T H E E Y E A R O U N D T H E PA G E A N D C R E AT E H A R M O N Y . I T L E A N S TO A W H I M S I C A L , FA N TA S T I C A L , A N D E A R T H Y E N E R G Y .


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CLOTHESLINE DETAILS CHALLENGE

SOLUTION

2 0 1 4 . WAT E R C O LO R O N S T R AT H M O R E PA P E R . T H I S I L L U S T R AT I O N WA S C R E AT E D FO R A 2 D D E S I G N A S S I G N M E N T TO D I S P L AY S Y M M E T R Y , B A L A N C E A N D H A R M O N Y .

T H E C LOT H E S L I N E P R O V I D E S A P R A C T I C A L A N D C R E AT I V E E X A M P L E TO C R E AT E B A L A N C E . T H E VA R I AT I O N I N C O LO R A N D S H A P E C R E AT E S A S Y M M E T R Y .

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CLIMB JUST AS A STAG DETAILS

2 0 1 4 . I N K O N D R AW I N G PA P E R .

CHALLENGE

T H I S I L L U S T R AT I O N WA S C R E AT E D FO R A P R O M P T TO C R E AT E A N A L B U M C O V E R .

SOLUTION

A SIMPLE DESIGN USING ELEMENTS OF DESIGN, LIKE SHAPE, LINE A N D FO R M . T H E S TA G WA S D R AW N TO D E M O N S T R AT E A C O M B I N AT I O N O F G E O M E T R I C A N D O R G A N I C S H A P E S .

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INVITATION DESIGN

“Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.” -Tom Mullen

TOGETHER WITH THEIR FAMILIES

K E V IN

SANDRA

request your presence as they exchange vows LISA

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AT FIVE O’CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON CE

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9045 IDK AVENUE SOMEWHERE, CA 56789

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CLASSICAL DETAILS CHALLENGE

2. 0 1 4 . A D O B E C C : I L L U S T R ATO R . 5 X 7 TO D E S I G N A C U S TO M 5 X 7 I N V I TAT I O N FO R A WEDDING WITH A GREEK THEME. THE COUPLE P R E F E R R E D A S I M P L E O N E S I D E D CA R D A N D TO U S E A P E R S O N A L Q U OT E .

SOLUTION

A S I M P L E , B L A C K A N D W H I T E D E S I G N W I T H A C U LT U R A L , V I N TA G E A N D G R E E K I N F L U E N C E .

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TWINKLING CRESCENT DETAILS CHALLENGE

SOLUTION

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2 0 1 5 . A D O B E C C : P H OTO S H O P . 5 X 7 . D E S I G N A C U S TO M W E D D I N G I N V I TAT I O N W I T H A C L A S S I C , V I N TA G E E V E N I N G T H E M E . T H R O U G H E M A I L , T H E Y P R O V I D E D A VA R I E T Y O F I N V I TAT I O N S F R O M M U LT I P L E S O U R C E S , ( I . E . S O C I A L M E D I A , O L D I N V I TAT I O N S E T C . ) TO U S E A S E X A M P L E S A N D TO I N FO R M W H AT T H E Y W E R E I N T E R E S T E D I N . B E LO W , T H E R E A R E T H R E E I N V I TAT I O N S TO D I S P L AY T H E P R O C E S S O F C R E AT I N G T H E C U S TO M I N V I TAT I O N . TO S TA R T , A 5 X 7 T H U M B N A I L W I T H VA R I O U S FO N T S , C O LO R S A N D T E X T U R E S WA S M A D E A N D S E N T TO T H E C O U P L E . A F T E R A F E W M O R E C O R R E S P O N D E N C E S , T H E FO N T S W E R E C H O S E N . A N D L AT E R , A B O R D E R , T E X T U R E A N D S TA R S . B E FO R E T H E F I N A L P R O D U C T , T H E E X T R A B O D Y C O P Y I S S H AV E D AWAY M A K I N G I T S I M P L E A N D E A S Y TO R E A D A B L E . I T R E S U LT E D I N A D A R K C O LO R PA L E T T E W I T H H I G H C O N T R A S T C R E AT I N G A FA N TA S T I C A L A N D M Y S T I C A L S E N S AT I O N .


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RESUME OF YZABELLE RAMOS

SUMMARY As an illustrator and designer, I plan to utilize my skills as a reliable, flexible team player that can work in the professional environment and create timeless designs and illustrations using modern software and applications.

EDUCATION Certificate of Achievement - Applied Art and Design: Illustration WHERE/WHEN: Sierra College, Rocklin, CA | 2015 Skills Certificate - Digital Illustration WHERE/WHEN: Sierra College, Rocklin, CA | 2015 Certification of Completion - Graphic Art and Animation WHERE/WHEN: 49er Occupational Program, Lincoln High School, Lincoln, CA | 2014

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE Designed Wedding Invitations and Programs | 2014 - 2015 Responsibilities: Created custom one page designs for invitations. Designed pamphlet layouts and designs for non-profit events. Utilized Adobe CC: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop

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SKILLS

SOFT Flexible Reliable Team Player Easy to Communicate With

Adaptable Developed Multi-tasking Ability Observant Focused

TECHNICAL

Digital and Traditional Illustrations Page Layout 3D Modeling

Graphic Design Digital Imaging

SOFTWARE Adobe CC Corel Painter Maya

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Yzabelle Ramos : Illustration and Graphic Design