|deb hoeffner illustration|
deb describes her unique style of “soft realism” as a layering of thought, paint and possibilities. During a 30 year professional career, her work has been widely published in books, magazines, packaging and advertising, including The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report and Bugle, journal of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Books illustrated by deb include “A Dog’s Guide to Life: Lessons from Moose” and the award-winning children’s book, “All You Want And Then Some”.
When you need the artist's touch. Realistic illustration by a master of pencil, brush and photoshop.
|illustration for book, corporate, editorial, packaging, advertising|
|people and animals with expression in watercolor, pastel, b&w drawings, photoshop|
Recent projects include packaging illustrations for Cambodian Brewery and Lancaster, PA Amish Harvest, editorial illustration for Forum Magazine (cover art) and Rocky Mountain Elk Society Bugle Magazine. Stock usage of Uncle Sam illustration for Software game.
Original paintings, drawings and portraits most recently exhibited in Phillips Mill, Prallsville Mill, and Philadelphia Sketch Club juried shows as well as invited exhibitions in the Philadelphia market.
With a MA in fine arts, post graduate studies at Parsons, School of Visual Arts, and The Art Student's League of NYC, followed by an apprenticeship with a top Madison Avenue Art Director and years working as a designer in a Bergen County Ad Agency, deb has a unique fine arts perspective combined with a commercial problem solving knowledge. 30 years as a freelance illustrator creating custom visual images for a wide range of projects and products, deb loves the challenge of a new project. Reaching an international market, her illustrations and images are currently on church walls, magazine covers, beer bottles and much more.
American Home Products, AT&T, Baldacci Productions, Bibb Company, Bio-Botanica, Bradford Exchange, Braille Institute, Common Threads, Concord Litho, Deutsche Bank, Heidelberg, Le Petit Chateau Restaurant, Medical Economics, MONY, NY Daily News, New York Times, Patrick Henry College, PC Magazine, Prudential, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Simon & Schuster, Tenth Avenue Productions, TIAA-Cref, Unix, US News & World Report, Washington City Paper is just a partial listing.
Philadelphia Sketch Club 2009, first place editorial is one of most recent.
Skilled with photoshop and her complete custom brush set, deb is able to tweak, adapt and problem solve images to client needs.