Eva Duplan
Illustration, Dallas Texas United States
 
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Brief Summary
Eva Duplan is an Illustrator located in Texas. Her skills mark her as having potential for many areas of work, such as fashion illustration, children's or fiction book illustrations, cartooning, advertisement and poster art. Media of choice are watercolors, pen and ink, and digital rendering software.

Eva is open to commission work and other freelancing opportunities, especially concerning Fashion Art, Fashion Sketching and other forms of illustration. 
Clients
• Saint Mary's School in Natchitoches, LA, The Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, Steve Pontiff of Divorce Finance Analysis, Inc, Tayo Leigh of ‘Find a Local Stylist', Beauty of Tziyon, Don Johnson of Saidex, LLC, Life with My 2 Dogs Dog Treats, Dress Me Taylor, and others.

• Performing live painting/sketching at special events. Clients include events with various Fashion Bloggers, Fransico+Co, and Culturemap Dallas.

Professional Experience
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Aspiring Fashion Illustrator who effectively upholds the artistic quality and integrity of the design process.

SKILLS
• Keen attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills
• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
• Knowledge of Art history
• Articulate and well-spoken
• MS Office proficiency
• Knowledge of Fashion History • Knowledge of Color Theory
• Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
• Quick learner
• Sewing and Basic Patternmaking Skills
• Digital illustration with a tablet
• Passion for design
• Good eye for style and trends

WORK HISTORY
Gallery Attendant – June 2014 to Current, part-time, commission based
Fashion Art Network – Dallas, TX

• Overseeing the gallery during appointments and private showings.
• Basic Office Duties and contacting sponsors about events.
• Updating social media of the Gallery.

Freelance Illustrator - January 2010 to Current, commission based
Eva Duplan Illustrations - Richardson, TX

• Portfolio: www.evaduplanart.com
• Digital and Traditional Media
• Time Management and Organization skills
• Clients include: Saint Mary's School in Natchitoches, LA, The Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, Steve Pontiff of Divorce Finance Analysis, Inc, Tayo Leigh of ‘Find a Local Stylist', Beauty of Tziyon, Don Johnson of Saidex, LLC, Life with My 2 Dogs Dog Treats, Dress Me Taylor, and others.
• Performing live painting/sketching at special events. Clients include events with various Fashion Bloggers, Fransico+Co, and Culturemap Dallas.
• Translated complex concepts into compelling illustrations.
• Collaborated with commissioners to ensure style consistency
• Generated new ideas with limited direction and varied internal client needs.
• Artwork has been on display at the Fashion Art Network in Dallas, TX. www.fashionartnetwork.com

Wedding Illustrator Intern - May 2013 to August 2013, part-time, internship
Wedding Story Writer

• Drawing and editing digital Illustrations in Photoshop for Bridal Clients
• Client interactions for follow-up on deadlines and alterations on illustrations
• Advised the company head with future illustrations on the project
• Time Management and Organization skills.

Costume Designer and Office Assistant - July 2012 to August 2012, full-time
Fort Bend Theatre - Stafford, TX

• Choosing appropriate costumes from storage for the Theatre's production of “Annie” and fitting actors for appropriate scenes
• Organizing and altering costumes for use on stage
• Leading organization of costumes during rehearsals and performances
• Data Entry tasks for the Office, use of MS Office and basic HR work
• Answering the phone, writing documents and editing other business items
• Time Management, Organization, and Leadership Skills

Costume Shop Assistant - February 2012 to April 2012, part-time, scholarship based
NSULA Theatre Company - Natchitoches, LA

• Sewing and repairing costumes for various theater productions
• Productions include "As It Is in Heaven", "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest", and "Alice in Wonderland".
• Basic hand sewing, machine sewing, pattern work, and draping.
• Assisting costume director with fittings.

EDUCATION
Northwestern State University of Louisiana – Graduated May 4, 2012
Natchitoches, LA
Bachelor's of Fine Arts: Studio Art

• Courses in Fine Arts, Color Theory, Graphic Design, and other subjects
• Senior Exhibition on Fashion Illustration – April 2012
• Graduated Summa Cum Laude
• GPA – 3.95

The Academy of Art University – 2012 to Current, expected to graduate in 2017
San Francisco, CA
Masters of Fine Arts: Illustration

• Advanced courses in Illustration, Color Theory, Art History, and other subjects

ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE
Society for Creative Anachronism – January 2011 to Current
Worldwide Organization

• Assisting leaders and officers of smaller groups
• Graphic Design work for newsletters
• Attending Fine Arts classes on Illuminations and Manuscripts
• History research on Heraldry and costume-making
 
Awards and Recognition

Received several scholarships at Northwestern State University of Louisiana,
Presidential Honors Award, Outstanding Student Award, Academic Scholarship, General Scholarship, Symphony Scholarship and the CAPA Art Student Scholarship as well as the Theatre Scholarship for working in the Costume Department.

Member of the Kappa Pi Honorary Art Fraternity.

Senior Exhibition, “Les Filles de la Mode” 

Accepted into the MFA program at the Academy of Art University of San Francisco.
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