Picture Illustration Services

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Chris

Chris

Ogden, UT, USA

I'm a freelance illustrator with over fifteen years of professional experience. I'm known for my bold line work and intricate compositions.


Work experience:

  • Weber State University Division of Continuing Education
  • Hatrobot
  • Southern Utah University

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Comics & Graphic Novels, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction

James

James

Gilbert, AZ, USA

Children's book illustrator specializing in cartoony, whimsical, humorous art, having illustrated 60+ books. I love imaginative stories!


Work experience:

  • Freelance Fridge

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Middle Grade Fantasy, Middle Grade

Ashley

Ashley

Portland, ME, United States

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

Laura

Laura

Broadlands, VA, USA

A digital illustrator of fantasy, known for: glowing light, vibrant color, and lush settings. Book covers, MG chapter books, children's etc.


Work experience:

  • Laura Diehl Illustration

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Picture Books, Gaming & LitRPG

Dana

Dana

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

I have illustrated children's books for Scholastic, Random House, Penguin, Grosset & Dunlap, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster.


Work experience:

  • Dana Regan Illustration
  • Hallmark Cards

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

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

Keith

Keith

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Freelance illustrator and designer specialized in games and children's media, creating energetic and fantastical art.


Work experience:

  • Keith Lowe Art
  • MegaCon Games
  • Penguin / DK Publishing / BradyGames

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Non-Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Humor & Comedy, Gaming & LitRPG, Sports & Outdoors

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, Nature, Non-Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Middle Grade Fantasy, Steampunk, Science Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences

Taylor

Taylor

Seattle, WA, USA

Always open to hearing about new projects! I illustrate children's books and design covers, and I love to work in all genres.


Work experience:

  • Taylor Barron Art
  • House Special

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Middle Grade, Themes & Motifs, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Design, Fashion & Textiles

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