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  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Gouache
  • Watercolor Art
  • 3D Illustration Design
  • Clay Sculpting
  • Drawing
  • Ink
  • Jewelry Design
  • Painting
  • Puppet
  • Sculpture


  • Child Book Illustration

    $50/hr Starting at $1,000 Ongoing

    Dedicated Resource

    Tell me your story and let me bring the visuals to life with hand painted or digital illustrations. I am a published illustrator as well as an art director in the world of children's television.

    Adobe PhotoshopGouachePaintingWatercolor Art
  • Sculpting

    $50/hr Starting at $50 Ongoing

    Dedicated Resource

    Let me sculpt your creature for you! From stand alone sculptures to kinetic puppets, I can help you bring your vision to life.

    3D Illustration DesignClay SculptingJewelry DesignPuppet
  • Fantasy & Sci-Fi Illustration

    $50/hr Starting at $100 Ongoing

    Dedicated Resource

    From hand drawn, painted, digital illustrations to sculptures, I can create the worlds of your imagination.

    Adobe PhotoshopDrawingGouacheInkSculpture


Professional art from dark to light.

David Michael Friend (Art Director/ Designer) has been designing for television and film for over 15 years, encompassing everything from conceptual design, animation, fx compositing, background plates and puppetry. He has art directed Sesame Street's "Abby's Flying Fairy School" as well as Space Racers. Along with illustrating children's books and graphic novels, he created the award winning short Moonfishing, part of Heather Henson's Handmade Puppet Dreams series.

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