Daniel Klein

Daniel Klein – Designer

Children's book illustrator and designer with 20 years of experience. Looking forward to hearing about your book.

Overview

My name is Daniel and I'm a passionate illustrator with 20 years of experience. I work with pencil, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I've worked for publishers, newspapers, magazines and direct clients from the US, UK, Australia, Portugal, Ireland, Brazil and Portugal.


I live in Brazil and communicate fluently in English and Portuguese.


My focus is children's illustrations for all ages and genres.


The style I usually adopt is very reminiscent of Disney characters with fun and bright colors. But I can work in different styles, whatever is best to tell your story.


I'm reliable, organized and committed to deadlines. You can expect full communication and transparency all over the illustration process.


This is how I work: First comes the brief, I need to fully understand the mood and soul of the book by reading the original and talking to the author. Then I sketch the main characters or one page, depending on the type of book. Next, it's time to sketch all the pages and then work on the final version of the illustration. Throughout the entire process, we will change and refining, aiming for the best result.


I am flexible with revisions and I like, from start to finish, to make improvements and changes to have the best possible result. The only problem would be the client wanting to make a big twist on something already approved, as if, in the middle of the project, you wanted to change the main character from a tree to a hedgehog :)


Besides illustration, I can also make interior and cover designs, and format for print, IngramSpark, eBook and Kindle Direct Publishing.

I can provide you interior and cover mock-ups to promote the book on social media.


Feel free to reach out and let's make a great book together!


Looking forward to working with you!

Services
Non-Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction Comics Non-Fiction ELT
Fiction
Humor & Comedy Picture Books Young Adult
Languages
English

Work experience

BEEHIVE ILLUSTRATION

Jun, 2018 — Present

Working as a Children’s book illustrator for America, Europe and
Asia, represented by Beehive Agency.

Self-employed

Jun, 2010 — Present

Working as freelancer illustrator for clients from all over the world. Doing Children's Books, Caricature/portrait, Cartoon illustration, Infographics, Isometric illustrations, Character design, Icon design and more.

AYMARÁ EDUCATION PUBLISHER

Jun, 2010 — Jun, 2012 (about 2 years)

Working full time as an in-house illustrator. Creating miscellaneous illustrations for children’s and university books, magazines and audio books.

Portfolio

Cover Design Illustration
Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design
Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design
A Whisper From Noelle

Breakenridge Skrobola, Deirdre

Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design
Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design
Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design
Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Daniel has 6 reviews

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Belma B.

Belma B.

Jun, 2024

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Daniel did a fantastic job bringing my vision to life with his illustrations. He gave the illustrations a lot of thought and provided great artistic suggestions. He was patient with my requests and extremely helpful in guiding me through the process. 100% recommend.
Brianna J.

Brianna J.

May, 2024

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I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Daniel, he helped bring my book to life and it really captured my words. I will be working with Daniel again. Any and all change request were seamless and quick, the colors are vibrant and really draw you into the book. I'm very happy with the work he provided and how he worked with me with my request.
Lee R.

Lee R.

Nov, 2023

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Excellent experience working with Daniel. I would give him 11 out of 10 for his illustrations. We have already started a second book collaboration, with another book scheduled for next year. Keep up the good work! Lee Read
Daniel K.
Lee, thank you for your feedback. It's been a pleasure working with you.
Jennifer S.

Jennifer S.

Jun, 2024

Working with Daniel was a fantastic experience! Not only were his illustrations exactly what my book needed, he assisted me every step of the way and was very responsive.
Daniel K.
Great client to work with.
Bev B.

Bev B.

Dec, 2023

Daniel is a creative and talented illustrator. He is easy to work with and very cooperative.

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