Hire Book Illustrators in Canada

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Hanna

Hanna

The Kootenays, Canada

I'm an illustrator who specialises in whimsical maps for all genres and book covers for Cozy Mysteries, RomComs, and Chicklit


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Contemporary Romance, Middle Grade Fantasy, Children's, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction

Mahendra

Mahendra

Montreal, QC, Canada

Pen and ink illustrator, 38 years experience, with a classical/retro style suited to both adult and children's fiction and non-fiction..


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Poetry, Middle Grade, Children's, Picture Books

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

Kelsey

Kelsey

Cambridge, ON, Canada

Illustrator with a whimsical and dynamic style paired with idyllic settings. Cover design, book formatting + picture books. Lover of texture


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

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

Tamara

Tamara

Montreal, QC, Canada

Montreal based, Freelance Illustrator, specializing in Children's books.


Work experience:

  • Heinemann Publishing
  • Éditions Hemma
  • Inhabit Media
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Comics & Graphic Novels, Holiday, Middle Grade Fantasy

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

Charlotte

Charlotte

Telegraph Creek, BC, Canada

Illustrator for children and book lover with a whimsical point of view.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

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

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

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You've written your manuscript, but you're not equipped to give it the beautiful images it needs, so it's time to hire a book illustrator. But, how do you know who to hire? An illustrator's style is the biggest factor when it comes to picking an illustrator — you want to know they will be able to understand and execute the vision you have for your book. The best way to find an illustrator who “gets it” is to browse through their samples and see if they’ve designed work similar to what you have in mind.


Of course, you also want to keep genre in mind. If you want to hire an illustrator to work on your fantasy children’s book, look for professionals with relevant experience designing for that specific aesthetic.


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