About Elinore Eaton

"When an artist is genuine, we trust them to transport us." - Holly Shaw

Elinore Eaton is a focused and passionate illustrator with a focus in making art that brings new perspectives to universal truths and stories, myth, and lore.

She is skilled in both digital and traditional mediums that include graphite, charcoal, watercolor, ink, and acrylic, as well as digital paint and programs. She’s not afraid to blend mediums and break rules to get end results with striking imagery, emotional impact, and memorable storytelling.

Elinore Eaton has been a professional freelance illustrator and graphic designer for over twelve years in both commercial and fine art industries, holding a BFA from San Francisco State University, with studies from CCA and Miami Ad School, as well as years of self taught and mentored study.



Blue Angel Publishing, AKQA, Mekanism, SF Heat, Pars McCann, Pereira & O'Dell, Barrett SF, Tapjoy, MobiTV

Digital and traditional art direction, concepts, design, and production for web, mobile, and print with international and local clients and brands including EA Sports, Reading Rainbow, Sephora, bareMINERALS, Target Beauty, GAP, CocaCola, Disney, TuneIn, Crest, Google, AirBnB, Jimmy Dean, Starbucks, Verizon, At&T, Sprint, multiple TV networks including  ABC, CBS, NBC, and ESPN

Created complete advertising campaign concepts including multimedia, banner ads, print, OOH, social, microsites, minigames, and branding; from concept to production, often working with teams in agency and tech settings.  

Designed and produced product; original artwork and illustration, concept art,
and UI for mobile apps, games, animation, and stories.

Art Instructor 04/2016-07/2018

Vine Gogh, Portland, OR
Step by step acrylic painting instruction for adult and children's classes. 

Photoshop Instructor 06/2013-12/2013

Miami Ad School, San Francisco, CA
Class planning, instruction, and evaluation of adult Photoshop students with a
concentration on design and advertising.


Mentored Study
Focused study in color & light, figure drawing, character design, environment design, acrylic & watercolor painting, traditional digital painting and drawing with mentorship and online classes and communities; ie Schoolism & Oatley Academy 

Art Director 2 Year Program
Miami Ad School

BFA with Honors, Drawing and Painting and Conceptual Information Arts
SF State University, CCA


Art & Design
Character, prop, and environment design and paint; storyboarding and illustration. Digital painting and drawing; acrylic, ink, and watercolor painting; pastels, charcoal, pencil drawing and sketching; color and light design, composition, and perspective.

Advertising & Communications
Photo retouching, composite imagery, responsive, apps, mobile, tablet, site, iOS, Android, email, banners, multimedia, social, print, packaging, typography, ad campaign, copywriting, brand identity, and UI design.

Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, and ProCreate