Horror Illustration Services

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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

Theresa

Theresa

Key West, FL, USA

I am an illustrator/cartoonist with six years of experience working on a variety of comic series and editorial illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Dotdash Meredith
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade

Jason

Jason

Los Angeles, CA, USA

I am a professional concept artist and illustrator working in the film and game industry.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Second Dinner
  • Epic Games

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction, Short Story, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Gaming & LitRPG, Fantasy

Joe

Joe

New York, NY, USA

Freelance Illustrator specializing in book covers and editorial illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery & Crime, Espionage, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, True Crime

Lauren

Lauren

Rocky Mount, Virginia, USA

An illustrator living amongst the folklore and trees of Appalachia creating art based on ritual, stories, and the aspects that call to her.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Xervéo

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Anthologies, Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Short Story

Erling

Erling

Kittery, ME, USA

Professional illustrator with a passion for creating compelling illustrations that evoke an emotional response with the viewer.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Limbic Software
  • SMFA - Tufts University
  • CCP Games
  • Astoria Graphics

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult

Christine

Christine

Jersey City, NJ, USA

Art director, graphic designer, and illustrator with over 16 years of experience specializing in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.


Work experience:

  • Tordotcom Publishing
  • Grand Central Publishing/Forever Books
  • Oxford University Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Contemporary Fiction, Anthologies, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Gaming & LitRPG, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction

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

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Hire the best horror book illustrators


Sometimes the things that go bump in the night need to be seen to be understood. If you’re writing a horror novel and find yourself facing such a situation, that’s when you might want to hire a horror book illustrator to help illustrate your creepy, eerie world of nightmares and monsters.


A good horror artist will know exactly how to bring out the atmosphere of dread and fear that you’re looking to create on paper. They’ll listen to you when you describe the grotesque creatures or disturbing shadows of your project, and will help lend their personal art style to your story. Whether your horror story has gothic, supernatural, or fantasy elements running through it, our horror artists can help you express the dark mood of your work in a graphic way.


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