Archive for the ‘editorial submissions’ Category
Post by James
Anne Baier is a Potsdam-based illustrator. She studied visual communication in Weimar and Toulouse.
and graduated in 2012. She’s currently working as a freelance illustrator for publishers and
You can see more of Anne’s work here.
Post by Heather Ryerson
Montreal illustrator Janice Nadeau has won three Governor General’s Awards for her poetic, evocative illustration. She uses watercolor and pencil (and sometimes charcoal and ink) to create her sophisticated color palettes and detailed characters and scenes. Nadeau has illustrated three books including Harvey, a long-form graphic picturebook that appeals to both children and adults for its honest portrayal of loss. Nadeau is now working on an animated short.
Post by Natalie
Tilly (aka Running For Crayons) is a freelance illustrator from Brighton, UK.
Since graduating in 2006 with an MA in Sequential Illustration and Design she has worked for clients such as The Guardian, Telegraph, Vodafone, Time Out magazine and she regularly contributes to the National Geographic traveler. She draws inspiration from the everyday and the odd and enjoys creating characters based on the people around her. You can find her studio just a stone’s throw from the sea in Brighton.
See more of Tilly’s work on her website.
Paul Thurby is a British designer and illustrator who takes inspiration from mid-century design and charity shop finds. He has worked with an impressive list of clients including The New Yorker, The Guardian, and Tate Enterprises. His clever, fun, and whimsical Alphabet and Number series can be found in many art and design shops around the UK. Paul Thurby’s Alphabet book has been published in the UK, US, and Australia. See more of his work on his website.
Post by James
Sari Cohen is an illustrator based in Tel Aviv working in editorial and commercial illustration. Sari’s work combines hand techniques with Photoshop and is heavily inspired by screen printing.
You can see more of Saris work here.
Isabelle Arsenault’s illustrated children’s books Migrant, Spork, and Virginia Wolf have been much praised and received numerous awards, including two Governor General’s Awards. Her children’s graphic novel Jane, the Fox, & Me was published in 2013. She lives and works in Montreal.
Post by Chloe
Ben Javens is an illustrator from Yorkshire, England. Graduating with a degree in Fine Art in 1997, he has gone on to work with an impressive array of clients such as Warburtons, Anorak and Hugo Boss. His work captures quirky characters in a beautiful textural and bold style.
See more of Ben Javen’s work on his website: Portfolio
Post by Natalie
Jillian Phillips is a designer based in the south of England, where she lives with her miniature dachshund Bertie. She designs artwork and prints for kids’ clothing, stationery, books and fabric. She enjoys traveling and soaking up as much inspiration as she can. Her favorite city is Tokyo, where she tries to visit once a year.
See more of Jillian’s work on her website.
Post by Chloe
Rob Hodgson is a designer and illustrator currently based in Bristol. His work is an array of colour, texture and quirky characters. When he’s not illustrating, he is learning ceramics and is fascinated by the psychology of perception. A lot of his work is for print and has a tactile, friendly quality. He works in-house at Urban Graphic which is a design-led greeting cards and stationary publisher.
Jim Rugg is an illustrator, graphic designer, comics artist, and visual narrative instructor at the School of Visual Arts. He broke into the comics scene in 2004 with the publication of his comic book Street Angel from Slave Labor Graphics, which he created, and co-wrote with friend Brian Maruca. Since that time Rugg has worked on a number of high profile comics projects including The Guild for Dark Horse, The Plain Janes for DC/MINX, and more recently, Adventure Time for Boom! Studios. He’s also contributed cover illustrations for LA Weekly, Sleazy Slice, and IDW’s G.I. Joe Special Missions. In 2009 AdHouse Books published his Street Angel spin-off, Afrodisiac, to much critical acclaim, and next month will see the release of the new Street Angel hardcover collection.
Jim Rugg’s art has been exhibited at Iam8bit, Gallery1988, Mondo, and the Society of Illustrators. His work has been honored with an Ignatz Award for outstanding achievement in cartooning, and AIGA’s 50 Books/50 Covers Selection for best designed books.
You can see more of Jim Rugg’s work on his website.
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