Leah Simone Metters
Illustrator, Writer,Visual Development Artist, Character Designer
Hello World. You have reached the den of Leah S. Metters, the Leaohness. Growing up, she wanted to be a lion,but she settled for the next best thing, becoming an ARTIST! Leah is a Illustrator, born and raised in Southern California, who just graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a B.F.A in Illustration. She loves working with colors and adding a dash whimsical realism, culture, and optimism in her work!
Her dream is to make AMAZING stories that will give people the strength to never give up, no matter what they may be going through! She also wants to include people of multiple ethic backgrounds, cultures, and personalities in her stories!
(She still wants to become a lion too)
Resume is available upon request.
For book inquiries please contact my agent Natalie M. Lakosil , at Bradford Literary Agency:Natalie@bradfordlit.com
Illustrator, Character designer, Visual Development
National Resource Center For Asian Languages
Illustrator, Character Designer, and Visual Development Artist for six Dual language Vietnamese children’s books(and counting)
Visual Development Artist and Convention Assistant
Visual Development work for upcoming Whimsical World Children’s books that includes character design, set design, and more.
Stone Ridge Academy
Art teacher for troubled kids. I would teach them how to express themselves in art through watercolor, color pencil, and paint. I would also teach them about the many different jobs they can have in the industry and would take them to multiple art shows. Introduced them to forms of digital painting.
Volunteer Portfolio Review Coordinator
Schoolism, Light Box Expo
Coordinator of portfolio reviews. I was in charge of matching attendees with industry professional artist for portfolio reviews. My job was to match each attendee with the industry professional that was right for them.
B.F.A in Illustration
California State University Fullerton
A.A in Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Studies
|2019||O.M.G Convention, The Source, 6940 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90621|
|2019||Titan Con (Solo), Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA|
|2019||Fontana Arts Festival (Solo), Fontana Park, Fontana, CA|
National Language Center For Asian Children's Books Whimsical World LightBox Expo
Illustration, Visual Development, Visual Storytelling, Character Design, Photoshop, Procreate, Illustrator, Watercolor, Color pencil, Posca Makers, Gouache