Picture Illustration Services

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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:

  • Self-employed

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, Young Adult, Nature

Keeli

Keeli

Seattle, WA, United States

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

Gabriel

Gabriel

Miami, FL, USA

I'm an illustrator and designer from Miami, Fl. Children's book illustrations with a fantastical twist and a traditional look are my thing.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Premium Toys

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Ricardo

Ricardo

Philadelphia, United States

I'm illustrator and Graphic Designer. 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

Katerina

Katerina

Richmond, CA, USA

A California-based kids' book illustrator. I focus on creating charming, whimsical characters and unique atmosphere to match your stories.


Work experience:

  • freelance

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction

Nate

Nate

Enumclaw, WA, USA

Accomplished designer based in the Pacific Northwest specializing in book cover design, book layout and children's book illustration.


Work experience:

  • Wilhelm Design

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Inspirational, Nature

Mike

Mike

Walnut, CA, USA

Freelance Illustrator specializing in children’s books and character design who loves to tell stories that will make you laugh!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Humor & Comedy, Action & Adventure, Short Story, Comics & Graphic Novels

Leah

Leah

Raleigh, NC, USA

I'm a professional freelance illustrator & calligrapher for fantasy & children's books. ~~ I love to make words & images dance!


Work experience:

  • Leah Palmer Preiss Curious Art

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade, Humor & Comedy, Middle Grade Fantasy, Nature, Non-Fiction

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