“I truly enjoy creating and designing colorful art of all forms.”
Mary A. Rappazzo is a Los Angeles-based Digital Illustrator and Graphic Designer with more than 16 years of professional experience in digital art, combined with 20+ years experience in graphic design. Mary was a digital artist at Disney Consumer Products for 12 years. In 2012, she expanded her business, 1 Eye Art & Design. She currently serves a broad variety of clients including Disney, City of Los Angeles, and major publishing houses. She also works with small businesses and individuals with special projects.
In Digital Illustration, Mary specializes in digital art: inking, clean up, vectorizing, coloring and painting character arts and backgrounds for the consumer product and entertainment industries. She takes concepts or pencils, and turns them into reality: a rendered, painterly, or vectorized dimensional illustration alive, colorful and expressive. She has knowledge in Maya with “character art” modeling and rigging.
In Graphic Design, she does design and layout for a variety of materials: logos, brochures, invitations, posters, postcards, email ads, web ads, business cards, presentation, marketing collateral, CD covers, surface design, book covers, and package design. With web design, she uses WordPress and Dreamweaver to design and build pages tailored to client specifics. Additionally, Mary has expert knowledge in digital image editing, retouching, and conceptual drawing skills. She has a B.A. degree in Graphic Design with a Minor in Painting.
Technical Expertise: Adobe Creative Cloud: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Keynote, Powerpoint, WordPress, Maya, and Z Brush.
Mary is a well-known fine arts painter, whose works have been shown and sold at galleries nationally. Her paintings can be seen at her fine arts website: www.mar1eye.com.
In her spare time, she loves gardening, movies, travel and fine dining with close friends and family.