Hire a Book Illustrator in United Kingdom

We've sourced the best book illustrators in United Kingdom who are ready to help you with all your illustration needs.

Emma G.

Emma G.

London, United Kingdom

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A freelance book cover designer with over 10 years of experience working across a wide variety of imprints at HarperCollins and LittleBrown.


Work experience:

  • Little Brown
  • HarperCollins

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Romance Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Classics Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Mark T.

Mark T.

Cardiff, United Kingdom

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A highly collaborative designer, producing impactful covers, interiors and marketing images for a wide range of genres. I cannot scuba dive.


Work experience:

  • Coverness Design
  • Visit Wales

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense African American fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Science Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

Micaela A.

Micaela A.

London, United Kingdom

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Aussie living in London since 2013, I work on crime/thrillers, fantasy, historical, literary, nature, womens fiction, YA & more


Work experience:

  • Transworld (Penguin Random House)
  • Harper Collins
  • Micaela Alcaino

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Nature Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Thriller & Suspense Dystopian Science Fiction Photography

Jamie N.

Jamie N.

Cuckfield, United Kingdom

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A super friendly digital artist specialising in bespoke fantasy and sci-fi digital paintings for book cover work and illustration.


Work experience:

  • Various, including Riot Games, independent authors, board game companies
  • RedBedlam
  • Yazino
  • Self Employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Fantasy Science Fiction Urban Fantasy History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Gaming & LitRPG

Laura F.

Laura F.

Bath, United Kingdom

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I am an award-winning freelance Book Designer with 18 years experience in the Publishing industry. I'm also an illustrator and artist.


Work experience:

  • Usborne Publishing, Wolverhampton
  • Usborne Publishing, London
  • Laura Fearn Art, Design and Illustration

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Nature Poetry Historical Fiction Anthologies Music Plays & Screenplays Short Story Education & Reference Life Sciences Math & Science Children's - Non-fiction

Peter B.

Peter B.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Publishing professional with over ten years' experience, specialising in cover design and layout for non-fiction and sport.


Work experience:

  • Birlinn Ltd, Arena Sport, Polygon
  • Polaris Publishing Ltd

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Sports & Outdoors

Andy C.

Andy C.

Brighton, United Kingdom

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UK based international illustrator of children's books.


Work experience:

  • Minds eye productions
  • Artworld
  • Climax
  • Beyond Reality Games
  • Andy Catling Illustration

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Action & Adventure Fantasy Humor & Comedy Young Adult

J-P S.

J-P S.

London, UK

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Editorial designer with 15 years of experience helping global organisations such as the RAF and independent publishers tell their story.


Work experience:

  • Jupper
  • Collinson
  • Newsdesk Media

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Economics Political Science & Current Affairs History Humanities & Social Sciences Health & wellbeing

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Book Illustrator for Hire in the UK

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