Hourly Rate: $35
Preferred Job Type: Full-Time
Onsite Availability: Want to move to a new country and work onsite
location_on Nairobi, Kenya


I'm a professional digital artist and illustrator creating beautiful digital artwork from reference or from imagination. I own a wide range of styles and designs and can emulate all sorts of traditional media into digital. Some of my work can be found on my Upwork portfolio under "Portraits" category. So please, feel free to give it a look and hopefully you'll get surprised! Am a Portrait Artist, working in both digital and traditional (charcoal and colored pencil) for people and any other type of artwork. I love to human faces as well any other portrait you may desire. I can provide high-resolution files ready to be printed with the color profile of your preference. I work with Adobe Photoshop and layered files or video process can also be provided. My area of expertise includes: - Portraits: Hand drawing/ sketches on many styles such as charcoal pencils, graphite artwork, acrilic paints, color pencils e.t.c, Am able to draw variety of artwork from Animals, landscapes, human being illustration and many more -Portraits: Realistic or stylized portraits on many styles such as: painterly, traditional media emulation, sketchy, caricatures, cartoony and high renderings. -Illustrations: Readable conceptual illustrations, that conveys great compositions, character designs and attractive color schemes. (e.g. book covers, splash-art, trading cards) I love working in projects where fictional characters and worlds collide to become visually alive. I'm very enthusiastic when it comes to listen to your ideas and to provide feedback in creative ways to make it succeed in the industry. Thank you and I look forward to the opportunity to work with you. Regards, John Gift


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Graphic Design


University Of Nairobi

Bachelor in Arts, fine art, illustrations and Graphic design)

2012 - 2016



Kenya's Best Graphic Design COMPANY in Nairobi
Aug 2017 - Nov 2018
location_on Nairobi, Kenya
I worked at Kenya's Best Graphic Design as a Senior Designer and my role was managing the graphics work on Logo Making, brochure, magazine cover making, labels and branding materials and business card making