Jack Baker

Jack Baker - Designer

St Austell, Saint Austell, United Kingdom

Book covers and visual story telling is my passion. I enjoy creating characters and worlds in the sci-fi/fantasy genre

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Overview

I am a freelance illustrator who is a working professional based in the South West of the United Kingdom. I create digital illustrations that fall in to the fantasy/sci-fi genre. I have worked for a variety of clients through-out my time as an illustrator. Some of my most notable are Loneshark Games and Alderac Entertainment Group. However, my true passion lies with creating book covers and visual story telling. I enjoy bringing my clients vision to life.
Languages
English
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Short Story
Thriller & Suspense
Young Adult

Work experience

TCG Illustrator

Lone Shark Games
January, 2016 – March, 2016 (2 months)

TCG Illustrator

Alderac Entertainment Group
August, 2015 – October, 2015 (2 months)

Vehicle Concept Design

Land Rovers UK
October, 2014 – Present (about 6 years)

Currently working for Land Rovers UK on a freelance basis. My main role at the moment is designing a new range of Land Rover Defenders and bringing my clients idea to life.

commercial illustrator/owner

Self-employed
August, 2014 – Present (over 6 years)

This is the business I run as a freelance illustrator. I have successfully been in business for 2 years now, taking my many years of experience creating art to pave out my passion as a career.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Beyond the Plains (World of Myth Book 1)

Travis Bughi

For sixteen years, Emily Stout has known a simple, yet harsh, life on the Great Plains—farming the land, avoiding thunderbirds and banshees, dealing with minotaurs and gnomes—but she dreams of more. She longs to wander the plains as a gunslinger, serve the angels as a knight, or anything else that could break her free of her trapped existence. Then, in a moment of desperation, Emily’s mother r... read more

For sixteen years, Emily Stout has known a simple, yet harsh, life on the Great Plains—farming the land, avoiding thunderbirds and banshees, dealing with minotaurs and gnomes—but she dreams of more. She longs to wander the plains as a gunslinger, serve the angels as a knight, or anything else that could break her free of her trapped existence. Then, in a moment of desperation, Emily’s mother r... read more

The Forest of Angor (World of Myth Book 2)

Travis Bughi

The Forest of Angor looms ahead, land of giant wooden pillars and deadly enemies—from centaurs to elves, treants to bugbears, werewolves and more. Emily Stout has never seen nor faced such challenges as she will in the shadows of this forest. Beyond lies Themiscyra, home to the amazons and the tenuous promise of safety. Meanwhile, the traitor still lingers among them, hiding in anonymity and f... read more

The Forest of Angor looms ahead, land of giant wooden pillars and deadly enemies—from centaurs to elves, treants to bugbears, werewolves and more. Emily Stout has never seen nor faced such challenges as she will in the shadows of this forest. Beyond lies Themiscyra, home to the amazons and the tenuous promise of safety. Meanwhile, the traitor still lingers among them, hiding in anonymity and f... read more

Journey to Savara (World of Myth Book 4)

Travis Bughi

Half a year has passed since Emily Stout set sail to fulfill her destiny. For the first time in her life, she is on her own, both free to do as she pleases and to suffer all the consequences those decisions incur. Her family and friends are nothing more than a treasured memory, left in the past along with a life she chose not to have. A daunting prospect, for Emily’s path is shrouded in uncert... read more

Half a year has passed since Emily Stout set sail to fulfill her destiny. For the first time in her life, she is on her own, both free to do as she pleases and to suffer all the consequences those decisions incur. Her family and friends are nothing more than a treasured memory, left in the past along with a life she chose not to have. A daunting prospect, for Emily’s path is shrouded in uncert... read more

The Fall of Lucifan: Volume 3 (World of Myth)

Travis Bughi

Vengeful and determined, Emily Stout and Adelpha have chased Heliena through the Forest of Angor, across the Great Plains, and all the way to the city of Lucifan. Their journey seems nearly complete, yet it has only just begun. In Lucifan, Heliena will reunite with her husband, a shogun from Juatwa, and all the allies her dark pact has acquired. Bringing her to justice will take everything the... read more

Vengeful and determined, Emily Stout and Adelpha have chased Heliena through the Forest of Angor, across the Great Plains, and all the way to the city of Lucifan. Their journey seems nearly complete, yet it has only just begun. In Lucifan, Heliena will reunite with her husband, a shogun from Juatwa, and all the allies her dark pact has acquired. Bringing her to justice will take everything the... read more

Emily's Saga (World of Myth Epic Book 1)

Travis Bughi

Contains the first six books in the World of Myth Series, from Beyond the Plains to A Legend Ascends. In a world filled with dangerous creatures of terrifying power, a courageous girl will grow from a naïve farmer’s daughter into a legendary warrior the likes of which her world has never known. Emily’s Saga follows the trials and tribulations of young Emily Stout from her humble beginnings in ... read more

Contains the first six books in the World of Myth Series, from Beyond the Plains to A Legend Ascends. In a world filled with dangerous creatures of terrifying power, a courageous girl will grow from a naïve farmer’s daughter into a legendary warrior the likes of which her world has never known. Emily’s Saga follows the trials and tribulations of young Emily Stout from her humble beginnings in ... read more

Avalee and the Dragon

Patricia Hamill

Every ten years, a maiden must be sacrificed to the dragon to ensure the safety of the village for t....

Every ten years, a maiden must be sacrificed to the dragon to ensure the safety of the village for t....

Lady of Drith

Chad Huskins

At the center of a vast civilization lies Drith, a city that has harnessed the power of steam, electricity, and magic. For centuries, the city’s Major Houses have fought a bloody struggle for control over Drith. Drea Kalder is the last of her noble House. Her father murdered, her mother the victim of suicide, she has no one left to turn to when all seems lost except her best friend Thryis. Whe... read more

At the center of a vast civilization lies Drith, a city that has harnessed the power of steam, electricity, and magic. For centuries, the city’s Major Houses have fought a bloody struggle for control over Drith. Drea Kalder is the last of her noble House. Her father murdered, her mother the victim of suicide, she has no one left to turn to when all seems lost except her best friend Thryis. Whe... read more

Jack has 16 reviews

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Alex Forbes
Working with Jack has been an absolute pleasure. I was looking for an artist to collaborate with - rather than someone to just draw my ideas - and Jack didn't disappoint. We discussed my ideas but in the end, we went with something that Jack came up with and I am extremely pleased with the results. Jack was brilliant at communicating his ideas, interpreting mine and working with me to create ...
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Alex Forbes, July 2020


Jodi Starr
I hired Jack for the cover of my first novel, and he made the experience a wonderful one. Jack was courteous, professional and above all, very talented! He was able to work with my vision while still making it his own in style, which is what I preferred. He took all my revisions in stride and I am more than happy with the result.

Jodi Starr, July 2020

Jack Baker
Thank you Jodi, it has been an absolute pleasure

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Joseph Sauers
Jack was brilliant, pure and simple. It was my first time having a book cover created professionally and Jack helped me all the through the process from beginning to end. He went along with the brief but then added a few extra ideas that lifted my project to another level ultimately leading to a cover beyond what I expected. Exceeded expectations by far. Professional, and a nice guy too. Very a...
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Joseph Sauers, May 2020

Jack Baker
Thank you Joe, I appreciate your kindness. Like I said before it is very humbling to hear, and it has been a pleasure. Stay safe!

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Erik Eide
Jack Baker is an amazing artist. He was able to take my ideas and design a cover almost to the scope of my expectations. I was disappointed with the lack of realism in his final product. His examples shown on Reedsy and on. his personal sites show the scope of his abilities. It was evident through his lack of regular communication his heart was not in our joint project. Jack as an artist is ama...
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Erik Eide, November 2019


Roger Mann
Jack did a nice job at a very reasonable price on two book covers for my science fiction series. He was fully responsive when I forgot some details, and when changes were required by KDP.

Roger Mann, July 2019

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