Scott DuBar

Scott DuBar – Designer

Illustrator and graphic designer with 10 years of experience in children's illustration for picture books, chapter books, and magazines.

Overview

I am an illustrator and graphic designer specializing in editorial, packaging, and children's illustration. Recent published work includes over 2,500 illustrations for the 30th Anniversary Edition of the Brain Quest series of educational workbooks and deck cards and Cute Baby Animals and Unicorn Pizza Party for the new Scratch Magic series of scratch-off activity books from Get Creative 6. My first chapter book, Chicken Feathers, was released by Clear Fork Publishing in early 2020. My first picture book, Short Pump Bump, was published December 15, 2017 by Belle Isle Books. I have also had the pleasure of illustrating the cover art along with handling the packaging design for a series of audiobooks narrated by award-winning storyteller Jim Weiss. Titles include Just So Stories, Tales From Cultures Far and Near, Pharaohs and Queens of Ancient Egypt, and George Washington, First in the Hearts of His Countrymen.


I have a great love for bringing a joyful, childlike energy to my work and take great delight in bringing an author's characters to life in pleasantly unexpected ways.


Clients include Workman Publishing, Get Creative 6 Publishing, Well-Trained Mind Press, Belle Isle Books, Clear Fork Publishing, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Mike's HARDER, The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, CFA Institute, Utah Adventure Journal, and FORE Magazine.


“I am so fortunate to have found Scott online; though we’ve never met in person, we collaborate virtually with great success. He makes every illustration special, and he frequently exceeds expectations as he envisions something more interesting, humorous or beautiful than what had been ordered. Given his talent, professionalism, and versatility, I recommend him enthusiastically.”

Angie King, Art Director

Services
Non-Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction
Fiction
Picture Books
Certifications
  • Communication Arts BFA

Work experience

Self-employed

Aug, 2010 — Present

Scott is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Charlottesville, Virginia. His vibrant and humorous work appears regularly on websites and in magazines across the country. In 2016, his illustration Underwater Tiger appeared on a limited-edition drink, Tiger’s Blood, from Mike’s HARDER. Scott’s first illustrated children’s book, Short Pump Bump, was published December 2017 by Belle Isle Books.

Portfolio

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It’s a joyous time at the North Pole as Santa and Mrs. Claus welcome their new baby boy, Santa Boy, who has “bells on his toes.” One Christmas, right before Santa is set to deliver presents, S... read more
Cover Design Illustration
Just about anywhere you go in Virginia's capital city, you find history, beauty, and interesting stories just waiting to be told. Whether you read the sweet, silly, and poignant collection of ... read more
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Terri S.

Terri S.

May, 2022

It took quite a long time to get it finished. It was put off and put off many many times as Scott had other irons in the fire. Upon completion, I noticed his wording error. I asked Scott to please fix it and he said that he would but it would again take several weeks. So, I still do not have the finished and complete project. And it is going on or getting close to 2 years. This project should ...
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Callie M.

Callie M.

May, 2021

Scott brought “Dreamwalker and Chloe” to life with his wonderful illustrations. Looking forward to my next project with him!

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