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Eugene

Eugene

Chicago, IL, USA

I'm a talented freelance illustrator who specializes in creating eye catching sci-fi, fantasy, horror and YA fiction illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction

Daimon

Daimon

Chicago, IL, USA

Daimon is an comic book illustrator and Designer from Chicago who believes in honesty in art and in life.


Work experience:

  • Dc comics
  • Chirp RADIO Chicago
  • The Microphone Misfitz
  • Eddie Klinker
  • Shein
  • Round table Companies

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, African American Fiction, Action & Adventure

Andrea

Andrea

Chicago, IL, USA

I’m an artist with a knack for illustration, hand lettering and painting. I love creating bold and colorful pieces!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Romantic Suspense, Romance, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Non-Fiction, True Crime, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

WJ

WJ

Chicago, IL, USA

Check my work, trust me and I won't let you down. picturebook Illustrator / character designer / general illustrator


Work experience:

  • co.Aniframe
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Classics, Historical Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Contemporary Fiction, Design

Ashley

Ashley

Chicago, IL, USA

Hi Authors I'm a designer and illustrator, who has created over 45 bold covers across genres for as many happy authors. Excited to meet you.


Work experience:

  • Write Bloody Publishing
  • NPR - Austin, TX
  • Gap Online
  • Ladders
  • Democratic National Committee
  • Bully Pulpit Interactive

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Poetry, LGBTQ Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Mystery & Crime

Samantha

Samantha

California, United States

Children's Illustrator and designer specialized in colorful, whimsical illustrations with experience from Disney.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Jam City
  • RockYou Inc.
  • Walt Disney Interactive

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

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

Heather

Heather

Chicago, IL, USA

Experienced cover designer of adult fiction and non-fiction genres. Let's make your book a best-seller!


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Coming of Age, Historical Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction

Lesley

Lesley

White Plains, NY, United States

Creative art director and book cover designer specializing in commercial woman's fiction, young adult, and romance.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House (Formally Penguin Group USA)
  • Penguin Group USA
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Tor Publishing Group

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, African American Fiction, Anthologies, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

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