About Me

Emel ALp SARI

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Emel 1979, Almanya, Hannover’de doğmuştur. Lisans eğitimini 2004 yılında, Dokuz Eylül üniversitesi Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi Grafik Tasarım Bölümünde tamamlamıştır. Eğitimine, aynı üniversitenin Güzel Sanatlar Enstitüsü Grafik Tasarım Bölümünde Yüksek Lisans derecesinde devam etmektedir. 2002 yılından beri,İzmir ve İstanbul’da serbest çocuk kitabı çizeri ve tasarımcısı olarak çalışmaktadır. Çalışmalarında, dijital renlendirme,ekolin, guaj ve kuru kalem tekniklerini kullanmayı tercih etmektedir.

Emel was born in 1979 in Hanover, Germany. She graduated from Dokuz Eylul University in 2004 with a BA degree in Graphic Design. She has still been taking her MA in Graphic Design in Fine Arts Institute of Dokuz Eylul University, since September 2009. She has been working as a freelance illustrator since 2002 and worked in Istanbul between 2004 and 2008. She has been illustrating children’s books in Auckland, New Zealand since 2011. She prefers using digital colouring, ecoline, gouache and coloured pencil techniques for her illustrations.


 I have been designing and illustrating since 1998 and have worked for many well known publishers in Turkey. I am a professional user of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Corel Painter.

QUALIFICATION

9 Eylul University Izmir/Turkey,MA in Fine Arts&Graphic Design                    2009 – Present

9 Eylul University Izmir/Turkey,Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts&Graphic Design     1997-2004

Izmir 60. Yil Anadolu Lisesi (High School)                                                               1995-1997

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • · Farkli Publishing, Istanbul/Turkey                                                                            2005 – 2007

I illustrated :

Short English Story Series

Mete’nin Dünyası (Mete’s World)

Sevimli Öykü ve Masallar Dizisi (Best Loved Stories and Tales Series)

Küçük Yazar (Little Author)

Hece Kitabı (Syllable Book for Primary Kids)

I used PS and wacom for these projects.

Reference: Mustafa Demirtaş
Farklı Publishing Director
http://www.farkliyayincilik.com

  • · Meram Publishing ,Istanbul/Turkey                                                                            2004-2005

I illustrated:

Düşler Ülkesinin Anahtarı Masal Dizisi (Key to The Dreamland Tales)

Yumak Okul Öncesi Eğitim Kitapları (Yumak Preschool Education Series)

I used MAC for these projects.

 FREELANCE HISTORY

  • Zambak Publishing House, Istanbul /Turkey                                                          2007- Present

I illustrated Mutlu Çocuklar Eğitim Seti (Happy Children Education Set), Minik Kaynak Çalışma Yaprakları (Little Resource Worksheets), Masallarla Matematik (Maths through Stories) , Arkadaşım Matematik (My Friend Maths), Tatil Neşesi/ Yaz Tatil Seti(Holiday Fun), Değerler Eğitimi Davanış Etkinlikleri Seti (Worths Education Behaviour Activities), I used PS and wacom, “Merak Ediyorum” Okul Öncesi eğitim Seti ( “I Wonder” Pre-school education Set).

Reference: Alim Ekiz
Pre-School Publishing Director
Sürat Yayın Grubu
alim.ekiz@suratyayin.com
Tel: +90 216 524 22 10 Fax: +90 216 520 24 90

  • Birlesik Publishing ,Istanbul/Turkey                                                                     2006 – Present

I illustrated and designed book covers of Ceren Öykü Dizisi (Ceren Story Book), İlk Adım Sınıf Kitaplığı (First Step Class Books) ,Yüz Temel Eser (100 Main Books) ,1001 Arabian Nights Tales

  • Top Publishing, Izmir/Turkey                                                                                 2006 -Present

I illustrated Topses Tatil Çalışmaları (Topses Holiday Studies) and Topses Okuma Yazma Öğreniyorum Seti (Topses Reading and Writing Activities)

Refence: Ramazan Tortop

Production Director

Top Yayıncılık Pazarlama Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Şirketi

Dr. Faik Muhittin Adam Caddesi

No.: 38/Z 3. Beyler Konak İZMİR

Tel: 90 542 217 55 19

 

  • Morpa Publishing, Istanbul/Turkey                                                                                      2006

I illustrated Okul Öncesi Sihirli Sekiz Çoklu Zeka Seti (Preschool 8 Multiple Intelligence Set of Books)

  • Inkilap Publishing House ,Istanbul/Turkey                                                                 2005-2006

I illustrated and designed the book covers of İyimser ile Gülümser.

  • Tudem Publishing, Izmir/Turkey                                                                                 2003-2004

I illustrated and designed the book covers of O Yıllar Dile Gelse (Tales of the Living Past) and Pal pal Palyaço (Pal pal the Clown)

  • Bilyay Publishing, Izmir/Turkey                                                                                 2001-2002

I illustrated Nilsu Oynuyor ve Öğreniyor (Nilsu Plays and Learns).,

  • Doğan Egmont Publishing, Istanbul/Turkey                                                               2010-2011

I illustrated Akgüvercin ile Yelşilsalkım’ın Aşkı written by Gülten Dayıoğlu

and Hayal Takımı written by Nermin Bezmen

 Reference:   Esen Gür,  Editor

Doğan Egmont Yayıncılık

19 Mayıs Cad. Golden Plaza No:1 Kat:10     Şişli 34360 İstanbul

Tel    : (0212) 373 77 64

Faks : (0212) 246 66 66

www.doganegmont.com.tr

  •  FilmFabrika, Ankara/Turkey                                                                                  2010-2011

Küçük Hanımlar Küçük Beyler / Little Ladies Little Gentlemen, 2011 Tanıtım Animasyonu (Teaser animation)

Reference: Fatih İşçi

Art Director

filmfabrika@gmail.com

Tel: 0 535 330 59 41

http://www.filmfabrika.blogspot.com/

  • Xlibris Publishing, Gordon NSW                                                                          2009-2010

I illustrated The Ancient Quenndom written by Roya Hendesi

 Reference: Roya Hendesi

Author of The Ancient Queendom
rhendesi@gmail.com
Tel: 0064-21-101 2645

  •   iPhone application ,e-Book                                                                                 2009-2010

I illustrated A Little Bitty Octopussy! written by J.R.Poulter

Reference: J.R.Poulter
Author of The Little Bitty Octopussy!

  • Face Painting, War Memorial Museum,Auckland, New Zealand                 28 August 2011

 Storylines Chidren’s Literature Foundation of New Zealand Inc.           

I had been a volunter to make face painting for children.

Reference:   Annie Coppell

Teen Reference Librarian
Community Outreach Team [Tue-Sat]

Libraries and Information – Ngā Whare Mātauranga o Tāmaki Makaurau

Ph 09 307 7768 | Extn (40) 7768 | Fax 09 307 7741

I also illustrated many more stories ,textbooks for preschoolers, juniors and teenagers for other publishing companies too.

MEMBERSHIPS & SOCIETIES

I am a full member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators in Turkey,

I am a member of Storylines Chidren’s Literature Foundation of New Zealand Inc. , and

I am also a member of Philatelist Society in Konak Izmir/Turkey.

HOBBIES

 My hobbies are; Philately, Photography, Toy Design, Children’s Books Collection, Hiking, Parakeets, Animation

References available upon  request.

A national newspaper called Cumhuriyet interviewed me in 2008 and an article about my career was published by the same newspaper.

18 Eylul 2008

Interview

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One Response to “About Me”

  1. RT-Creative

    güzel paylaşım 🙂

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