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Jason Buhagiar

Jason Buhagiar - Designer

Malta Europe.

Freelance Book Cover Designer and Children's Books Digital illustrator.

Overview


I have studied and graduated in graphic design, but I also have chosen the career of an illustrator.
I Design Book Covers and Illustrate in a way that captures the emotion, energy and essence the characters provides a visual delight for my viewers. Reason being, my desire to be able to do what I like best, every single day of my life. Stories, comics and especially children's books, were always my passion. I Also got 18 years of experience in Printing, which I can relate to my illustrations & Book design for being ready made for printing.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Adventure African American fiction Children's Picture Books Christian Comics & Graphic Novels Crime & Mystery Fantasy Humor & Comedy Literature Poetry Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Christian (Non-Fiction) Law Nature Publishing Sports & outdoor recreation Travel

Awards

  • Best Cover Design & Best Illustration. (Careers convention Malta 1993)

Work experience

Jason Buhagiar Digital Artist

Children's Books Digital illustrator & Book Cover Designer

February, 2015 – Present (almost 2 years)

Combining all my expertise from art and design to printing and Digital art made me decide to have my own company and switch to a full time Digital illustrator and Book Cover Designer. Books had been part of my life and cartoons have always been my passion especially illustrating children’s books which is the category in which I am highly interested.

The reason I took this decision to be a full time Digital Illustrator and Book Cover Designer is to be able to do what I like best every single day of my life.

Digital Artist - Book Cover designer & Digital illustrator

Balcony 7 media and publishing Pasadena California USA

November, 2013 – March, 2015 (over 1 year)

In 1 year and 5 months working for Balcony 7 i have the privilege to say that i had the opportunity to Design Book Covers and illustrating children's books.

I Designed Book covers for HOLLYWOOD Legendary screenwriter, producer and director, JOHN WILDER (Book- No body dies in Hollywood- Novel), Ann Bridges Silicon Valley novels author (Book-Private offerings- Novel), Tyler Draa procedure for civil jury trials (Book - Mastering the Mechanics of Civil Jury Trials), Demetrius Minor Poster and speaker in the white house (Book-Preservation and Purpose- Biography), JZ Bingham financial analysis @ Wall street, Author, VP Acquisitions, Editor-in-Chief, at Balcony 7 (Book -Piranhas Like S'mores- Middle-Grade Novel).

I also illustrate JZ Bingham children's Book 4 from the Salty splashes sires Channel Blue Riders of the storm.

Pre-press operator

Gutenberg Press MALTA

August, 2003 – October, 2013 (about 10 years)

Prepress is the term used in the printing and publishing industries for the processes and procedures that occur between the creation of a print layout and the final printing. The prepress procedure includes the manufacture of a printing plate, image carrier or form, ready for mounting on a printing press, as well as the adjustment of images and texts or the creation of a high-quality print file.

Portfolio (9 selected works)

The Man She Loved: And Other Love Stories

Joel Savage

“A woman is the flower in the middle of the garden and the man is the fence around it, love doesn't know a rotten tooth, and people who love one another do not dwell on each other's mistakes.” These are some of the thousands of inspirational African proverbs inspiring us to love one another without ceasing. In our daily lives, love conquers everything, yet many have passed through bitter love ... read more

“A woman is the flower in the middle of the garden and the man is the fence around it, love doesn't know a rotten tooth, and people who love one another do not dwell on each other's mistakes.” These are some of the thousands of inspirational African proverbs inspiring us to love one another without ceasing. In our daily lives, love conquers everything, yet many have passed through bitter love ... read more

Defy and Conquer: Surviving Terminal Brain Cancer, Intra-Operative Brain Mapping and the Ketogenic Diet

Mindy Elwell

Rather than give in to fear and give up on life, Mindy Elwell chose to Defy and Conquer. Her enemy? Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Grade 3 -- a malignant tumor lodged deep within her brain. Her life expectancy of eighteen months ended October 2013. Defy and Conquer is a cancer patient's best friend: part confidante and part teacher. For anyone currently touched by cancer's ominous reach, here is a bo... read more

Rather than give in to fear and give up on life, Mindy Elwell chose to Defy and Conquer. Her enemy? Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Grade 3 -- a malignant tumor lodged deep within her brain. Her life expectancy of eighteen months ended October 2013. Defy and Conquer is a cancer patient's best friend: part confidante and part teacher. For anyone currently touched by cancer's ominous reach, here is a bo... read more

Channel Blue: Riders of the Storm (Salty Splashes Collection)

JZ Bingham

A Literary Classic You Won’t Want To Miss Channel Blue soars to new heights of art, literature and message. Released April 30, 2014, a slew of new characters are introduced, and the annual surf contest gets underway. Familiar faces usher in memorable new cast members, including Stump, Crump, Oola, Foxie, Bonobo, and the infamous Diggy.A new adventure begins as the Salty Splashes cast is pumped... read more

A Literary Classic You Won’t Want To Miss Channel Blue soars to new heights of art, literature and message. Released April 30, 2014, a slew of new characters are introduced, and the annual surf contest gets underway. Familiar faces usher in memorable new cast members, including Stump, Crump, Oola, Foxie, Bonobo, and the infamous Diggy.A new adventure begins as the Salty Splashes cast is pumped... read more

The Fire Engine with Square Wheels

TJ Spencer

Evan is the newest and finest fire engine ever, but he is never taken to a call to make a rescue. He seems to have a bumpy problem and could use your help discovering and overcoming this design flaw. The fire engine with square wheels.

Evan is the newest and finest fire engine ever, but he is never taken to a call to make a rescue. He seems to have a bumpy problem and could use your help discovering and overcoming this design flaw. The fire engine with square wheels.

Where is Rufus?

Lorraine Khan

"Where is Rufus?" is a series of books designed to teach children the Gospel as well as bring life to the minor characters of the Bible. Rufus is Peter's dog. Peter and Rufus travel with Jesus throughout his ministry. Rufus has a tendency of wandering off. Along the way, he meets several people who eventually come in contact with Jesus. In “Where is Rufus? On the Mat”, Rufus returns home with ... read more

"Where is Rufus?" is a series of books designed to teach children the Gospel as well as bring life to the minor characters of the Bible. Rufus is Peter's dog. Peter and Rufus travel with Jesus throughout his ministry. Rufus has a tendency of wandering off. Along the way, he meets several people who eventually come in contact with Jesus. In “Where is Rufus? On the Mat”, Rufus returns home with ... read more

Along Temptation's Edge (AKKADIA) (Volume 1)

Nik August

A sleepy Hamlet on the east end of Long Island… A peaceful playground, but what lies beneath may change human civilization, even human evolution… Forever. Danny, a self-centered playboy, has finally fallen in love. Or, is he an unwitting pawn in the young woman’s quest to save her ancient, secret world. How can he be sure of her motives, when even his own memories are suspect? Danny, his best ... read more

A sleepy Hamlet on the east end of Long Island… A peaceful playground, but what lies beneath may change human civilization, even human evolution… Forever. Danny, a self-centered playboy, has finally fallen in love. Or, is he an unwitting pawn in the young woman’s quest to save her ancient, secret world. How can he be sure of her motives, when even his own memories are suspect? Danny, his best ... read more

Go Bulldogs!

Emily Gaddy

Ride along with a family of Dawgs, study with theStudent Dawgs, and cheer on the Football Dawgs as they get ready for thetailgate party and big football game. Have a laugh as the college girl asks Do you like my game day dress?in this college game day spin on the classic book Go, Dog, Go!

Ride along with a family of Dawgs, study with theStudent Dawgs, and cheer on the Football Dawgs as they get ready for thetailgate party and big football game. Have a laugh as the college girl asks Do you like my game day dress?in this college game day spin on the classic book Go, Dog, Go!

Mastering the Mechanics of Civil Jury Trials: A Strategic Guide Outlining the Anatomy of a Trial

Tyler G. Draa, Doris Cheng, Maureen Harrington, Franklin E. Bondonno

A veritable Dream Team of civil litigators collaborated on Mastering the Mechanics of Civil Jury Trials: A Strategic Guide Outlining the Anatomy of a Trial, a must-have reference for both aspiring and veteran lawyers interested in honing the craft of civil jury trial strategy and procedure. Tyler Draa, partner at Silicon Valley litigation firm Greenfield Draa & Harrington LLP, is a frontman of... read more

A veritable Dream Team of civil litigators collaborated on Mastering the Mechanics of Civil Jury Trials: A Strategic Guide Outlining the Anatomy of a Trial, a must-have reference for both aspiring and veteran lawyers interested in honing the craft of civil jury trial strategy and procedure. Tyler Draa, partner at Silicon Valley litigation firm Greenfield Draa & Harrington LLP, is a frontman of... read more

Nobody Dies In Hollywood

John Wilder

Award-winning writer, producer and director John Wilder marks his novel fiction debut Fall 2015 with the contemporary murder mystery Nobody Dies In Hollywood. Wilder's exceptional abilities to blend criminal intrigue against the rough-and-tumble of the Hollywood scene come as no surprise to his fans. Among the numerous, notable projects Wilder helped create are: James Michener's Centennial (Wr... read more

Award-winning writer, producer and director John Wilder marks his novel fiction debut Fall 2015 with the contemporary murder mystery Nobody Dies In Hollywood. Wilder's exceptional abilities to blend criminal intrigue against the rough-and-tumble of the Hollywood scene come as no surprise to his fans. Among the numerous, notable projects Wilder helped create are: James Michener's Centennial (Wr... read more

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