Hi, I'm Lee Dawn! I'm a professional picture painter currently based in California. I work primarily in watercolor, ink, and gouache, but have been known to tinker digitally when needed. My illustrations have found themselves as book art, posters, botanical illustration, children's illustration, and anything else shiny enough to catch my attention.
When not working with clients, I create my own illustrated projects, like Root People. I also can be found peddling my wares at various conventions, drinking espresso by the pot, or hiking in dubiously hike-able locations.
Want to Work Together?
leedawnillustration@gmail.com
MEMBERSHIPS & AWARDS
SCBWI | Illustrator Member | 2017-Present
Hallberg Merit Award | 2018
Sierra College Native American & Pacific Islander Club | Member/Volunteer | 2017-2020

EDUCATION:
Illustration (BA) | Art Center College of Design | Expected 2024
Illustration (AA), Studio Arts (AA), Graphic Design (AA) | Sierra College | 2017-19
Dynamic Sketching 1 & 2 (Certificates) | With Peter Han at CG Master Academy  | 2017

SELECT CLIENT LIST:
Pelgrane Press
Amazon Children's Publishing
Choice of Games
Leading Edge Magazine
Crimson Streets Press
Various Private Clients

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Freelance Illustrator | Lee Dawn Illustration | 2017-Present
Graphic Art Designer | APi Marketing | 2019-2020
Junior Graphic Designer/Pre-Press Technician | Minuteman Press | 2017-2019

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