Digital & Traditional Illustration & Graphic Design

by Linda N. LaRose
(Pennsylvania, USA)

LNL Portfolio

LNL Portfolio

LNL Portfolio
Brought to You by the Number Two!
Coming to a Museum Near You
Albert Einstein

I am a Digital & Traditional Illustrator based in beautiful Bucks County, PA. I am skilled in Children's Illustration and Editorial Illustration, as well as Character Design for Children's Illustration, Portraiture and capturing a likeness.


I have over 25 years experience as a Graphic Designer and was employed by a major metropolitan Philadelphia media corporation, as well as an Art Instructor for 10 years. I enjoy exhibiting my Sculpture, Painting/Illustration and Photography both locally and nationally.

Currently, I am seeking to add Illustration (traditional & ebook) published samples to my online websites, and I am willing to negotiate a fair arrangement that will work well for both of us.

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Expressive Artwork

by Brianna Alexander
(Yorktown, VA)

An excerpt from my book, Heaven Sent, written & illustrated by myself

An excerpt from my book, Heaven Sent, written & illustrated by myself

An excerpt from my book, Heaven Sent, written & illustrated by myself
Another exceprt from Heaven Sent; a double-page spread
Cover art I did for author Linda Konecny for her book, Dave's Camping Adventure
Another excerpt from Dave's Camping Adventure

Expressive Artwork to make YOUR Stories Come to Life

As a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, and freelance illustrator for over 9 years, I understand the professional needs of my clients and how to communicate well. I am a published illustrator and story artist, having created works published by Xulon Press as well as having self-published. I understand the book production process from concept to printing, working with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

My clients have described my artwork as expressive, vibrant, and lively. I treat my illustrations with passion, bringing to life stories and characters with strong body language, palpable facial expressions, and an inviting color palette.

As an ENFP personality type, I work well with others and in groups, encouraging the best out of everyone and myself. With a BFA in Sequential Arts, I am familiar with all processes of collaboration from penciling, inking to digital coloring, and can work from other artists' pieces, or by myself.

If you are interested in getting to know more about my work and process, or if you would consider hiring me, please email me at thirdpotato@gmail.com. After an assessment of your project, I can send you sample sketches in a style that would best suit your needs.

I look forward to hearing from you.

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Award-Winning Art for Your Book

by Ally
(Washington, DC)

Drawing: Young Girl on Bench

Drawing: Young Girl on Bench

Hello! I am an illustrator based in Washington, DC. I work very well with others and will do my best to wow you (and your readers!) from the start. I'm happy to turn your vision into reality or think up the perfect pictures to complement your story. I'm dedicated, personable, and aim to impress; if you'd like to work with me, please email me.

Training: Courses at The Corcoran College of Art and Design. I've been drawing and painting since 8 years old.

Gallery Shows: The Buzz Gallery in Eugene, Oregon; Aperture Gallery in Eugene, Oregon

Collaborative Shows: The Yellow Barn in Glen Echo, Maryland.

Proficient in: Pen and ink, watercolor, acrylic, oils, collage, photo-illustration.

Negotiable/Project dependent fee.

Thank you for taking the time to check out my profile!

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Pennsylvania Illustrator

by Jason Paulhamus
(Cogan Station, PA)

Easter Island Spooky

Easter Island Spooky

Easter Island Spooky
Bug-Eyed!
Fixing Robots, Eating Lunch
Dragon Hitchhiker!

I'm a freelance illustrator from Cogan Station, PA. I have a BA in Fine Art with an illustration concentration from Messiah College, and I have been freelancing since 2002. Children's books are my main career focus.

I'm a traditional illustrator mainly working with acrylics, watercolors, and pen and ink. I charge $100-200 each for full page artwork, based on the size, style, and complexity of the art. Double page spreads would cost more; spot illustrations would cost less. If you would be interested in working with me, please drop me a line. My email is jlpaulhamus@yahoo.com Thanks!

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Illustrating For All Your Children's Needs

by Alexander Chassey
(Philadelphia, PA)

First date?

First date?

I aim to make all my work a fun and pleasant experience.

When I do work, I focus on only two things: bright colors and spontaneity. The more playful and whimsical it is, the more successful it is. I do my best to not make my illustrations too serious or too juvenile.

Regardless of the subject matter, whether on an adult's level or a child's level, I try to bring all of my subjects to a level that is both aesthetically pleasing and a magical experience for everyone involved.

I only like to work with paint, ink, or pencil.

If you are interested, you can contact me at alexanderchassey@gmail.com, and we can discuss specifics, rates, etc. I look forward to hearing from you!

Thank you.

Alexander Chassey

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Illustrations Worth 1000 Words

by Enrique Rivera
(Lorton VA)

Halloween

Halloween

Illustrations that are worth 1000 words

An artist should be able to bring words to life and help express visually what words can not. Let's take the reader to another world!

My name is Enrique Rivera. My work has been described as expressive, colorful, diverse, cool...the list goes on.

I have a wide range of styles, and I am very flexible. I will work with you to find the visual aesthetic that you are looking for. Whether it's traditional, digital, goofy, cute, creepy... in fact, anything you need I will try my best to achieve.

I have a background in animation, cartooning, Illustration and comic books.

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The Illustrated Imagination of Jimmy Ettele


(Reading, PA)

Eureka!

Eureka!

I have never been able to pin my art down to one particular style. I have been putting pencil to paper for as long as I can remember, and, because of that, my style can bring to life the words of a story.

I tend to bring elements from all worlds: the whimsical and exaggerated style of cartoons, the layouts of comic books, and the still life that captures my eye.

I have a publication to my credit, "Where Does Christmas Go?" (2007) and have recently completed my own children's book.

My price is always negotiable. I wouldn't think it fair for me to list a fee with so little experience in this field. By communicating with the author and finding out what they are looking for, together we can come to an agreement that meets both of our needs.

Though I may lack the formal credentials of some illustrators, I practice constantly and possess the imagination and creativity of a younger person. I pride myself on completing work to the fullest extent of my abilities.

To find Jimmy, Google him!

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Pittsburgh Children's Book Artist

by Kimberly Baranyi

Still life

Still life

KR Design

Hi! My name is Kimberly Baranyi. I am a twenty-nine year old single mother of three.

I have been drawing and painting since I was twelve years old. I am currently attending the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for a degree in Graphic Design.

I am very interested in illustration, especially, but not limited, to children's books. I have three children of my own, so this is a special interest of mine.

My experience includes:

Logos for local companies
Free hand murals on walls of businesses
Oil Paintings
A charcoal series of Indian portraits
Portraits
Tattoos

I like to think I am good at rendering realistic sketches and oil paintings.

I enjoy working in a variety of styles and mediums, such as oils, watercolors, charcoal, and pen and ink, to name a few.

I am always up to the challenge of trying something new.

I am also proficient in Photoshop, which does have its advantages.

I was offered a job in Florida doing the cover and artwork throughout a local magazine, but I was not able to relocate at the time.

I am willing to show examples of my work via my online portfolio, as well as do sample sketches of anything brought to me.

Thanks for your time, and I hope to hear from you soon!

Email Kimberly Baranyi.

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Illustrator, Fine Artist

by Kate Goodson
(Virginia Beach, VA, USA)

Wreck Dive

Wreck Dive

Children's Book Illustrator and Fine Artist

With a Studio Art Degree, over 15 years experience in Design and Fine Art, and a world traveler's soul, I am more than qualified to create something wonderful to bring your story to life.

My style can be as realistic or as loose as you require. I paint in watercolor, oil or acrylic, and can draw in any medium.

Fee negotiable.

Email Kate Goodson or call: 757 839 7245

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Magical childrens book illustrator / artist

by Regina Iannello
(media, pa 19063)

snowy night illustration

snowy night illustration

I am Regina Iannello. I am an artist / designer / illustrator, and I can use any medium or reflect almost any style desired with traditional media, as well as combining traditional techniques of drawing (chalk, charcoal, pencil, etc.) with newer media.

My art / illustrations convey a feeling, like the feel of the scene or the spirit of the characters.

I aim to create MAGICAL scenes. Most of the time the characters I create are whimsical and fun, though other times they are serious and ominous.

Either way, the illustrations are geared towards children, as I seek to pique their interest and captivate. I always like my art to be fun and have a real sense of emotion. I use the medium that will reflect that emotion best.

I look foward to working with you and hope you will want to see more of my work!

- I have received my BFA in Communication Design from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

- My style is magical, fantasy, whimsical, beautiful... colorful and fun and emotion-filled!

- I am proficient in all traditional and some newer media too (CS4 and earlier, some Flash)

- My fee is negotiable; no project is too big or too small!

- I am willing to do some sketches and character creation to get a job. We can set up the details and project specs. I am flexible with any assignments, so just ask!

Regina.iannello@gmail.com
610.745.3200

Please email me for more information, resume, samples and references!

"The creative adult is the child who survived" - Ursula Leguin

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