Young Adult Illustration Services

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Tangmo

Tangmo

Chicago, IL, United States

Hello! I'm an illustrator that specializes in children's, YA, fantasy, and sci-fi book covers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Starlight Publishing LLC

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult, Urban Fantasy

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

Kelly

Kelly

Wilmington, DE, United States

I love how good design can complete a writer's vision and make it engaging. Fantasy, thrillers, historical and fiction really get me going.


Work experience:

  • Four Dog Creative
  • Delaware Today
  • Delaware Bride
  • self

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Poetry, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Thriller & Suspense

Annemieke

Annemieke

Seattle, WA, United States

Hi! I'm a cover designer with 10 years of experience, specializing in YA fiction. Clients include HarperCollins and Galison/Mudpuppy.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Architecture, Non-Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Design, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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

Christopher

Christopher

Bothell, WA, USA

Artist and designer who specializes in space, astronomy, and science fiction subjects.


Work experience:

  • Space Art By Christohper Doll

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Short Story, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Space Opera, Science Fiction, Military Science Fiction, Young Adult

Jen

Jen

New York, NY, USA

Award-winning art director and illustrator with 14+ years of publishing experience. Let's make something beautiful and bold together!


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Publishing Group
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Sterling Publishing
  • Workman Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Fashion & Textiles, Contemporary Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance

Lance

Lance

Charleston, SC, USA

Former Amazon/KDP book designer with over 11 years of experience working with independent authors and publishers.


Work experience:

  • Lance Buckley Design
  • CreateSpace/KDP

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

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult

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Vibrant and full of beautiful, illustrated details, you usually can spot a young adult book the second you lay eyes on its cover. But not every artist can be a good young adult book illustrator.


Working on a book cover in this age of online shopping means balancing details with legibility in thumbnail format. A professional book illustrator will be able to use popping images and colors to attract the attention of young adult readers without overwhelming them.


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