Hire Book Illustrators near Ottawa

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Dane

Dane

BC, Canada

Canadian book cover designer Dane Low expertly crafts captivating covers, bringing authors' publishing dreams to life.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Olga

Olga

Canada

A passionate illustrator specializing in story-driven children's books. My passion is illustrating nature, animals and playful characters!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Mino Games
  • EA, Ludia, Hibernum, Mino Games
  • Hibernum, Mino Games

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Children's, Nature, Non-Fiction

Steve

Steve

Coquitlam, BC, Canada

Professional cartographer specializing in the design of custom maps.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Non-Fiction, Travel, Nature, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Geography, Political Science & Current Affairs, Transportation

Blair

Blair

Toronto, Canada

Award-winning illustrator and designer specializing in bold, conceptual images.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Inspirational, Middle Grade, Children's, Education & Reference, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences

Matt

Matt

Sydney, NS, Canada

I'm a British designer living in Canada, specialising in book design with over 18 years' experience helping large publishers + indie authors


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Anova Books

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Entertainment, Humanities & Social Sciences, Math & Science, Sports & Outdoors, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Jessica

Jessica

Toronto, ON, Canada

Specializing in illustration with a graphic design background; my focus is storytelling, book illustration and design. Let’s tell a story!


Work experience:

  • Images 2000 Inc / Northwood Collection / Feri & Joon / Mirrorize
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Contemporary Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fantasy, Children's

Catarina

Catarina

North Vancouver, BC, Canada

I'm a specialized children's book illustrator and cover designer with an eye for detail, creating unique images that bring stories to life.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Owlkids Publishing
  • Ulysses Press

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

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

Ashley

Ashley

Tiny, ON, Canada

Designer, and Illustrator, Covers and Interiors Contemporary Romance, Chick-lit, Rom-Com, YA, Women's Fiction, and Cozy Mysteries.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • The Printing House

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction

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To ground your reader in the world of your story, you can’t go wrong with hiring a book illustrator. Illustrations aren’t exclusively the domain of children’s picture books (though they certainly appeal a lot to kids) — they can help cookbooks, textbooks, fantasy, science fiction, and horror works too. Not to mention that YA and romance covers frequently feature illustrated characters.


Our book illustrators in Ottawa and further afield in Canada can work with you to sketch out the right size and style of artwork for your book. Together, you’ll work toward a shared creative vision with the aim of giving your book’s essence a visual expression. On Reedsy’s marketplace, you can hire the best illustrators in the book industry. They’ve worked with Canadian and international publishers, award-winning presses, and successful self-published authors — you could be their next creative partner.


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