Hello! My name is Loni Edwards and welcome to my site.

I have been drawing all of my life; it came as natural as walking to me. Throughout school, the art classes were most inspirational for me. I am trained in acrylics, watercolor, graphic design, Photoshop, Sketchbook Pro, pen and ink, colored pencil, and graphite. My other interests are anthropology, reading, archaeology, forensics, computers, writing, playing my guitar, reading comics, listening to music, and geo-caching.


Artist Statement:

What I want people to see in my art is joy and humor. I always try to have my characters show emotion.  I like to use vibrant, bold colors to convey the spirit of my work. Previous clients have stated that my art is eye-catching and fun. My clients have complimented me on my work ethic, stating that I am efficient and very easy to work with.

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Charity Contributions:

“Japan” @imagekind

art for japan

Heroes4Haiti

Comics For Cures

Project ‘Smile’

The Blue Star Mothers of America

(Midlands Chapter)

Ripple

Publications:

C-Print Designs, Dallas TX – Placemat Illustration for Dallas Country Club

Dream Chaser’s Magazine -Feb 2010

sharing-books.com – illustration for poems by Jennifer Poulter

Cobalt Crow Productions/ Berry Blue Haiku – Illustrations for Haiku

Inspired Mama Blog– Artist Spotlight

Zero2Illo Zine #1 – June 2011 – Artist Spotlight

They Draw & Travel – Seward, Alaska Map

Perfect Picture Books – Badge Creation

Summer Short & Sweets – Badge Creation

 Making Picture Book Magic – Email Header & spot illustrations

Winter Short & Sweets – Badge Creation

Spring Short & Sweets – Badge Creation

Participant:

SkADaMo 2012

Illustration Friday

#kidlit, #kidlitart – Twitter Chats

PiBoIdMo 2009-12

Zero2Illo 12 wk challenge 2010

Flckr I Need to Sketch More 2011

12×12 in 2012 2012

Perfect Picture Book Fridays 2011 +

World Read Aloud Day 2012

Summer Short & Sweets 2012

Private Commissions:

Greeting cards , pet portraits, paintings, signs, cartoons, comics, spot illustrations, banners, email headers

 

Experience with:

Photoshop, Sketchbook Pro, Wacom, InDesign

 

Contact Info:

Email:  loni@loniedwards.com

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