History Illustration Services

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Daniel

Daniel

New York, United States

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

elbie

elbie

Sebastopol, CA, USA

Experienced cartographer specializing in maps for fiction and non-fiction publications.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Geography, Humanities & Social Sciences, History, Political Science & Current Affairs

Stewart

Stewart

Morgantown, WV, USA

Over 30 years in publishing. Art Direction, Graphic Design, Typography, Illustration, Project Management. Two cats are also here to help.


Work experience:

  • Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
  • Sasquatch Books
  • Seattle Weekly
  • The Rocket
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Contemporary Fiction, True Crime, Religion & Spirituality

Jerry

Jerry

New York City, NY, USA

Designer, Art Director and Illustrator. I specialize in Big, Bold Thrillers and True Crime.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • St. Martin's Press

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Action & Adventure, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, True Crime, Mystery & Crime

Jeff

Jeff

New York, NY, USA

Jeff is an Art Director from NYC. He specializes in the Fantasy, YA, and Sci-Fi genre. Known for creating cover for Snow Like Ashes series.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Management, Computers & Internet, Technology, History, Religion & Spirituality, Nature, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Cultural & Ethnic, Holiday, Inspirational, Women's Fiction, Music, Entertainment, New Age, Mashups, Themes & Motifs, Writing & Publishing, Mystery & Crime, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Sports & Outdoors, Science Fiction, Economics, Design, Photography, Architecture

Ian

Ian

Winston-Salem, NC, USA

A professional illustrator with a passion for fantasy, mystery, history, and more.


Work experience:

  • Travel Stamps
  • Freelance

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Science Fiction, Nature

Brian

Brian

Mount Pleasant, MI, USA

Devoted to the art of book design, with over 12 years of experience working on covers and interiors.


Work experience:

  • The University of Chicago Press

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Biographies & Memoirs

Adly

Adly

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Designer and Illustrator. I design literary fiction, pop-sci, and current affair books. I have worked at Penguin, FSG, and Melville House.


Work experience:

  • Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Penguin Press
  • Melville House
  • Self-employed
  • Icrave

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Technology, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Music, Philosophy

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What can a book illustrator bring to a history book? If you're writing for a younger audience, for example, illustrations can really help bring your book to life —think the Horrible Histories series.


But even if you write for older audiences, a history book illustrator can give your work a colorful and thoughtful cover, too, like the cover of The Silk Roads. Ideally, you want to hire a history book illustrator who understands and can find inspiration from artworks from the past, like engravings on ancient temples or embroideries on clothes.


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