Hire Book Illustrators near Brisbane

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Emma

Emma

Brisbane QLD, Australia

Hello! My name is Emma. I work fulltime from my office in sunny Brisbane, as a Children’s book Illustrator, with over 15 published titles.


Work experience:

  • Skoolbo
  • ChuChu TV Studios
  • Self-employed
  • Shawline Publishing

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction

Caitlin

Caitlin

Bendigo VIC, Australia

Passionate children's book and YA illustrator, recognised for their vibrant colour palette and expressive and engaging characters!


Work experience:

  • Bolinda Audio
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Coming of Age, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Children's, LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Vaughan

Vaughan

Pooraka SA, Australia

Children's Book Illustrator with trade and educational publishing experience. Quirky style perfect for fun picture books and chapter books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade

Ella

Ella

Sydney NSW, Australia

Passionate illustrator creating vibrant, enchanting artwork for children's literature, igniting childhood joy and wonder in every page.


Work experience:

  • Shawline Publishing Group / Playtime Books
  • Self-employed
  • The Vegetable Plot

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Elin

Elin

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Hi! I'm Elin, a professional Illustrator bringing ideas to vivid reality. Let's turn your vision into stunning visuals together!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels

Emma Sjaan

Emma Sjaan

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Digital illustrator specialising in modern kids magical, fantasy, nature and animal illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade Fantasy, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Alyssa

Alyssa

Hobart TAS, Australia

Illustrator, Graphic Novelist, Comic Creator, Artist, and Author!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Keshet Design

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Coming of Age, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Comics Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Parenting & Families

Joshua

Joshua

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Digital Painter + Cover Designer for Fantasy ✨ and Sci-Fi 🚀. I love reading your manuscript to get to the heart of your characters!


Work experience:

  • Freelance

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Gaming & LitRPG, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Romantic Fantasy, Romance, Space Opera

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Book illustration is, without a doubt, one of the toughest niches to master as a designer. It requires not just artistic ability, but a distinctive style, a style that should stand the test of time — think Quentin Blake, Maurice Sendak, or Eric Carle.


In addition to these creative skills, illustrators need to understand what appeals to the literary market, especially if they illustrate covers. Professional illustrators need excellent communication skills, as this is a highly collaborative process that requires lots of back-and-forth with the author.


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