Hire a Book Illustrator in Oakland

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

Dean S.

Dean S.

Oakland, CA, USA

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Illustrator with 10 years experience creating whimsical and surreal book covers and interior art for YA novels and graphic novels


Work experience:

  • Dean Stuart Illustration

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Short Story Young Adult Home & Garden Non-Fiction Nature

Mitch F.

Mitch F.

Portland, United States

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Portland, Oregon based illustrator, 23 freelance years, offering woodcut, flat graphic, hippie vector, and retro poster styles.


Work experience:

  • Mitch Frey Illustration

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Nature Travel Action & Adventure Fiction Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Psychology Transportation Sports & Outdoors

Ricardo N.

Ricardo N.

Philadelphia, United States

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I'm illustrator and Graphic Desinger. I love the freedom children's book illustration brings. I love small details just kids can understand


Work experience:

  • Ricardo Nunez S.

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Nature Non-Fiction Middle Grade Life Sciences Math & Science Fantasy Action & Adventure

Ashley H.

Ashley H.

Portland, ME, United States

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I'm an art director, graphic designer and illustrator that loves book design, typography and the interplay of graphics and text.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Macmillan Children's Books

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Romance Fiction Picture Books Children's History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Nature Home & Garden Middle Grade Education & Reference Middle Grade Fantasy

Keeli M.

Keeli M.

Seattle, WA, United States

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I specialize in pop culture and kids' books. From the big picture to small details, your book is in good hands!


Work experience:

  • Fantagraphics Books Inc.
  • Klutz (a division of Scholastic Books)

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy Picture Books Children's Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Comics (non fiction) Music Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

Kelly C.

Kelly C.

Wilmington, DE, United States

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I love how a good design can change something from mundane to engaging. Fantasy, thrillers, historical and fiction really get me going.


Work experience:

  • Four Dog Creative
  • Delaware Today
  • Delaware Bride
  • self

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Historical Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Fantasy Poetry Self-help & Self-improvement

Samantha J.

Samantha J.

California, United States

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


Work experience:

  • Samillustration
  • Jam City
  • RockYou Inc.
  • Walt Disney Interactive

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Picture Books Children's Fiction

Daniel R.

Daniel R.

New York, United States

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Lifelong lover of books with decades of experience in packaging books seeks new opportunities working directly with authors, near and far.


Work experience:

  • Daniel Rembert Design

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Anthologies Classics Entertainment Mystery & Crime Self-help & Self-improvement Thriller & Suspense

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Book Illustrator Oakland

For authors working on picture books, finding the right images that will captivate readers is of utmost importance. A good book illustrator will be able to breathe life into your characters and bring your story to life.

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