Hire a Book Illustrator in Chicago

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Travis H.

Travis H.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Designer and map illustrator specializing in high fantasy maps—here to make your fantasy world a reality


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks
  • Kidsbooks Publishing

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Epic Fantasy Fantasy Middle Grade Fantasy Children's

Brian C.

Brian C.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Designer, photographer, and illustrator with 17 years experience – a dad with 6 years experience. Let's get your book looking hot.


Work experience:

  • Brian Chojnowski Design, Inc.
  • Doyle Partners
  • VSA Partners

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Humor & Comedy Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Sports & Outdoors

Tangmo C.

Tangmo C.

Chicago, IL, United States

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Hello! I'm an illustrator that specializes in children's, YA, fantasy, and sci-fi book covers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Starlight Publishing LLC

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Fantasy Historical Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Young Adult Urban Fantasy

Lindsey C.

Lindsey C.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Cover designer, illustrator, editor, and longtime publishing pro


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Women's Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction Humor & Comedy Mystery & Crime Art Humanities & Social Sciences Children's - Non-fiction Entertainment

Eugene S.

Eugene S.

Chicago, IL, USA

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


Work experience:

  • Eugene Smith Illustration

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Classics Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Horror Thriller & Suspense Comics (non fiction) Non-Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction

Shawn E R.

Shawn E R.

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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I'm an award winning imaginative realism artist specializing in Wildlife and Fantasy Illustration.


Work experience:

  • Shawn E Russell Arts

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Nature Life Sciences Math & Science

Judith M.

Judith M.

Chicago, IL, United States

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Lettering artist and illustrator for 25 years. Bold, clean, graphic style—bright color palettes—contemporary look.


Work experience:

  • Judith Mayer Creative

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Design Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Art Humanities & Social Sciences Themes & Motifs Plays & Screenplays

David O.

David O.

Oswego, NY, United States

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Professional Illustrator.


Work experience:

  • Art by David Owens

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Travel Non-Fiction Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Classics Short Story Middle Grade Children's - Non-fiction

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