Karyn Servin

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creative circle thanks

By |September 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Just the other day I got an email from my husband who works in the industry as a UX designer. The email had an email promo from Creative Circle. Below is the posting:Karyn - SR. ILLUSTRATOR / DESIGNER (INFOGRAPHICS, PPT)Karyn is a sr. illustrator / des...

summer

By |August 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The beginning of summer kicked off with an overwhelming load of work. I went to Turkey in July and since I have been home work has been manageable and allowed me to enjoy summer. What a stroke of luck.Some of the work that kept me busy at the beginning...

freebies

By |May 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

I am not sure the value of freebies but I do participate when they come along. A few months ago I submitted artwork for the Windows gallery for downloadable wallpaper. My art was selected and I submitted an entire gallery of designs that are all food r...

how does Chuck Norris illustrate?

By |April 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

I know not a good lead in to a Chuck Norris joke, but seriously I did finish a recent project for Total Gym. The illustration below was created for Total Gym to instruct users how-to use the machine. Taking photos provided by the client I created clean...

drawing live

By |February 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

I have been so busy with projects lately that I haven't had a chance to share some of the awesomeness. Let me tell you about this one to kick things off.I got a call from an past co-worker, Amy Hall of Grow Creative. Amy does wonderful work and is an a...

a flashy annual event

By |February 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

I love getting an email in October from Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt. That fall email means the Flash holiday card is ready for creation. One of the best parts is I get to work with Susan Burr, who is a wonderful idea person and always has such fun ...

the feeling of a job well done

By |November 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|

As crazy as this sounds, it has been almost one year exactly since I was contacted by the Oregon Dairy Council to create a poster for their dairy princesses. Yes, this is what we call a long haul.This project was not particularly difficult, and the cli...

color

By |November 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|

I love color.Personally one of the skills I am most proud of is my eye for color. I really love color and enjoy working on color harmony in my work. Years ago I had a fantastic teacher, Elsa Warnick, who taught Illustration at the Pacific NW College of...

mentor

By |October 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|

Out of the blue two months ago I got a phone call from a high school student who wanted to come 'job shadow' me for the day. The student wanted to be an illustrator. I said yes, but warned it would be a boring day.The day came and low and behold she ac...

job review

By |October 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Recently a friend was bemoaning a job performance review they had to endure. The friend was telling me how they hated the process. Their boss would sit them down, tell them how they were doing and ask for action items followed by whether they would get...