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Robert

Robert

United States

I'm an illustrator with 25 years of experience, specializing in science fiction and fantasy book covers.


Work experience:

  • Studio of Robert Williams

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy

Hokyoung

Hokyoung

New York, United States

I am an illustrator interested in making images with strong moods and narratives.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Classics, Mystery & Crime, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Story

Judith

Judith

Chicago, IL, United States

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

Talitha

Talitha

Fort Wayne, United States

Award-winning illustrator and book cover and interior layout designer with 10 years of experience. I can help with your next book concept!


Work experience:

  • Talitha Shipman Illustration

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Christian Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Neil

Neil

New York, United States

Designer and illustrator specializing in young adult, middle grade, and children's books.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade, Comics & Graphic Novels

Yu-Ming

Yu-Ming

New York, United States

Comic book style illustrations inspired by Chinese painting. I specialize in Editorial, Advertising, Sports, Book Covers and Young Adult.


Work experience:

  • Yu-Ming Huang Illustration

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Writing & Publishing, Sports & Outdoors, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Children’s Non-Fiction

Matt

Matt

Petaluma, United States

Highly motivated concept artist/ illustrator/ writer who is driven to create the most original content possible.


Work experience:

  • Stargaser Illustration

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres:

Penny

Penny

Holbrook, United States

I have been lucky enough to work as a Children's Book Illustrator since 2007.


Work experience:

  • self employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade

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Whether you’ve written a picture book, chapter book, or technical book, you’ll need a stellar illustrator to bring your project to life. Of course, one of the great things about illustration is that there are so many different styles to choose from — but that can also make the process of selecting an illustrator rather difficult. From cartoon-like illustrations to more realistic drawings to simple line art, how can you decide which illustrator’s style is right for your book?


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