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Ayla Valiyeva

Illustrator/ Visual Development Artist

Freelance artist with 3 years of experience as a children's book illustrator and visual development artist. A passion for storytelling drives my work, complemented by strong communication skills and the ability to excel both autonomously and within diverse team settings. Adaptable to various styles and work environments, I am dedicated to bringing creative solutions to every project.

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EXPERIENCE

2024- Present

Lightbox Filmworks

Visual Development: Storyboard, Color, Character design, Illustration 

2024

Storytime Magazine

Illustration

2023

Hipe Kids

Character Design, Illustration

2023

Invisible Worlds

Illustration

2022

Editions Plumes de Bourdon

“L’Attrape-rêves” Children’s Book Illustration

Finalist for the price of the Incorruptibles, also known as the price of Incos

2022

Mesha Bolton

“There Are No Monsters Under The Bed?”

Children’s Book Illustration

2021-2022

Inku JP

Visual Development :Environment Design,Character design,Props design, Illustrations, Banners.

EDUCATION

SCHOOLISM

Visual Development Step by Step with Sylvain Marc

Book Illustration with Marie-Alice Harel

Fundamentals of Expressive Character design with Wouter Tulp

Introduction to Visual Development with Victoria Ying

Painting with Light and colour with Dice Tsutsumi

And more..

DOMESTIKA

Cinematic Digital Illustration with Photoshop with Izzy Burton

Character Creation for Animation: Shapes, Color and Expression with Laura Ewing Ferrer

Lighting Principles for Digital Painting with Samuel Smith

Illustrating Emotions through Color with Gaby Zermeno

Character Design: Illustrate an Expressive Creature with Sam Nassour

Concept Art for Animation: Designing Magical Environments with Tory Polska

Speed Painting in Photoshop with Gabriel Gomez

And More..

SVS LEARN

Unique and Appealing Character Design

The Magic of Color

Developing Great Visual Storytelling

Painting Color and Light

Creative Composition

And more..

 

* 1st place for Original Character Design on SVSLearn Critique Arena 

WORKSHOPS

Illustration Workshop with Francesco Denicolo

Cinematic Color Keyframes with Samuel Smith

Other Education

2014

MASTERS IN ECONOMY AND MANAGEMENT

2008

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE - Bachelor

2006

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS Bachelor

skills

  • PC and Macintosh platforms;

  • Adobe Photoshop;

  • Adobe Indesign (intermediate level)

  • Procreate;

  • Adobe Illustrator (intermediate level)

languages

  • Azeri

  • English

  • French

  • Russian

CLIENTS

Collaborations

Get in Touch
www.koailaart.com

(+336) 44 89 70 09

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  • Behance
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