Mary Kay Colling Communication Services

Illustration: Lifestyle and Characters

585-266-2884 Company Website

MK Colling, Artist:

Specializes in visual story-telling through characters and scenes.
-- Fanciful portraits and lifestyle imagery
-- Stylized characters: faux people and pets for general use
-- Creatively realistic portrayals for clients who prefer them

Background: extensive professional experience in art industry as natural media fine artist and gallery owner, followed by many years as digital artist and web developer.

Services
Digital imagery delivered in print, digital files and web ready graphics, including .gif animations. Both licensing and purchase options are available.

Technical Info: Foundation drawings are vectors, created in Adobe Illustrator. Coloring is applied variously in Illustrator and Photoshop.
Equipment & Facilities
Recent PC platform. High-speed cable internet. Adobe Creative Suite CS6 -- Illustrator, Photoshop.
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585-266-2884
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Year Founded: 1987
Parent Company: Mary Kay Colling Communication Services, Rochester, NY
Industries Served
MK Colling art has the broad theme of "women in contemporary society." It is marketed direct to consumers, direct or through agents to home decorating and lifestyle products businesses.


MK Colling imagery is appropriate as
-- Framed fine art prints for home and office walls
-- Book illustration
-- Surface decoration for consumer products that use composed art
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Address
566 Pinegrove Ave Rochester, NY 14617
Monroe County, Rochester NY   Region
MK Colling

MK Colling
Artist
585-266-2884

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Faux Portrait -Faux Me
Faux Portrait -Faux Me

Woman (paper doll), computer, avatar

Digital Illustration, Portrait
6x6x17 - Money Bags
6x6x17 - Money Bags

Woman (paper doll), Puli dog, hand bags: faux ad for purses.

Digital Illustration
6x6x17 - Kvetchers
6x6x17 - Kvetchers

Women, tea service, faux ad for exclusive tea bag, known by its green tag (the Tiffany box of tea bag tags)

Digital Illustration
Harold the Owl Christmas Card
Harold the Owl Christmas Card

Birds, Christmas card graphic

Greetings
Christmas in July - Story Telling
Christmas in July - Story Telling

Short image for a lengthy story: childhood memory of my mother's photo shoots, always done well in advance of actual events.


Photographic
Rockin' Hippie
Rockin' Hippie

.gif animation.

Animation
Happy Birthday Tableau
Happy Birthday Tableau

The story is that a traveling troupe of trolls stage tableaux. Their show opener is the "happy birthday" tableau, here dedicated to my daughter.

Greetings
Somewhat Realistic Portrait - Stylish Couple at the Library
Somewhat Realistic Portrait - Stylish Couple at the Library

Somewhat realistic portrait. Special request: show Colleen and her boyfriend at an iconic setting in NYC, with something about love.

Digital Illustration, Portrait
6x6x18 - When
6x6x18 - When "Me Time" Doesn't Work Out

According to one definition, "Me Time" consists of getting glamorized and going outside to write poetry. (Submission for 6x6x18, Rochester Contemporary Art Center)

Digital Illustration
6x6x18 - Me Time #2: Not as Planned
6x6x18 - Me Time #2: Not as Planned

Submission for (2018) 6x6x18 art auction at Rochester Contemporary Art Center.

Digital Illustration
Faux Portrait: Lace Girl
Faux Portrait: Lace Girl

Woman, great hair, hand-colored vector, sold as wall art print. Reused in various art, such as Stylish Couple at NYC Public Library.

Digital Illustration, Portrait
Mardi Gras 2018
Mardi Gras 2018

.gif animation

Animation, Photographic
Faux Portrait: Lace Girl with Spider
Faux Portrait: Lace Girl with Spider

.gif animation

Animation, Digital Illustration, Portrait
Faux Portrait: Me at My Computer
Faux Portrait: Me at My Computer

.gif animation

Digital Illustration, Animation, Portrait
Quirky Santa
Quirky Santa

Christmas Design

Greetings, PosterBanner
Quirky Turkey
Quirky Turkey

Thanksgiving Design

Greetings, PosterBanner
Ornaments
Ornaments

Christmas design 2017

Greetings
Deep Thinking
Deep Thinking

Christmas design 2017

Greetings, PosterBanner
To Whom it May Concern
To Whom it May Concern

Giraffe design for expectant parents

Greetings, PosterBanner