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Carly is a Freelance Textile Designer and Graphic Artist from sunny Los Angeles. Her areas of expertise include textile prints and graphics, fine art illustration, and creative direction consulting.

She has worked on art and design commissions for 10+ years—including original print artwork, apparel graphics, embellishment design, color/mood/trend concepts, and product design. She regularly researches upcoming design trends, cultural innovations, and vintage inspiration to inform her work. She loves collaborating on impactful projects that merge evocative fine art media with precise technical execution, approaching the needs of each unique client project with fresh inspiration.

Carly has worked with top clients in the fashion and interior design industries including McGee & Co., Current/Elliott, Equipment, Joie, Jen’s Pirate Booty, and Bingin. In her off-time she tends to work in her sketchbook, take in the sunset, snack with friends, rollerskate, and dig through old music and movie archives.

Contact

For collaborations and commissions, e-mail Carly at carly.correa@gmail.com or send her a message on LinkedIn. She looks forward to working with you!

Specialties

Fine Art · painting, drawing, watercolor, figurative, portraits, illustration, color theory, screen-printing

Textiles · original concepts and graphics, vintage re-designs, embellishments, embroideries, colorways, repeats, woven, jacquard, intarsia, trends, seasonal merchandising, plaids

Production · placement prints, color-separation, cleaning, strike-off comments, product development, color matching, CADs, indexing, printer color-calibration

Design · Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, branding systems, color planning, wholesale catalog design

Communication · workshops, presentations, teaching, PowerPoint/Keynote, Word/Pages, Excel/Numbers, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, budget-planning, California retail sales tax, retail and manufacturer partnerships