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Alexander Zakharov

 

www.alexanderzakharov.com 

 

Miniature acrylic paintings and limited edition prints featuring children's toy characters.

 

   

Aleksandr Zaretser

 

www.angelfire.com/art/littlebelaruspalette

 

Children's illustrations and cartoons done in traditional and digital media.

 

   

 

Alison Relyea

 

www.alisonrelyea.com

 

Freelance artist and Children’s illustrator.

 

 

Ann Brandenburg Zeman

 

www.annzeman.com

 

Portfolio of watercolor and gouache (method of painting in which opaque watercolors are mixed with gum) illustrations.

 

 

Barbara Johansen Newman

 

www.johansennewman.com

 

Portfolio of children's book and editorial art. Includes contact information and client list. 

 

Betsy Day

 

www.dayillustrations.com

 

As an apprentice, Day realized children's book illustration was truly an art. Her work has been featured on the television program Reading Rainbow.

   

 

Brett Helquist

 

www.bretthelquist.com

 

Illustrator of Series of Unfortunate Events.

   

 

Brian Lee

 

www.bleeillustration.com

 

Illustration for children's books, packaging, exhibitions, and museums.

 

   

 

Cathy Peng

 

www.cathypeng.com

 

Playful illustrations for books, greeting cards, and magazines. Includes artist biography, sketchbook, and contact information.

   

 

Chris van Allsburg

 

www.chrisvanallsburg.com

 

American author and illustrator of children's books. Works have included Polar Express, Jumanji, and The Wretched Stone.

 

 


 

Cliff Wright

 

www.cliffwright.co.uk/

illustration 

 

UK-based children's illustrator best known for his work on two Harry Potter book covers.

 

   

Dave Titus

www.davetitus.com

Illustration and animation for the web and print by the creator of Mozilla, Netscape's official mascot. Website design and editorial art. Everything from consumer-purchased frozen meals to books. Portfolio and profile.

 

David Mack

 

www.facebook.com/pages/David-Mack/21231086294

 

Award winning comic artist. He has worked for Marvel and others.

 

 

 David Mattingly

 

www.davidmattingly.com

 

Science Fiction Artist/Illustrator. He does both flat print and digital 3D print.

 

 

 

Duncan Long

 

www.duncanlong.com

 

Cover and illustrations for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Children’s, Horror, Christian, and Mystery.

 

 


 

Eytan Wronker

 

www.robocosm.com 

 

Pen and ink, watercolor, and pencil illustrations for the fantasy genre.

 

 

Frank Wu

 

www.frankwu.com

 

Award-winning Science Fiction and Fantasy artist. 

 

 

Gary Lippincott

 

www.garylippincott.com

 

Children's book and fantasy artist and illustrator.

 

   

 

Greg Shed

 

www.gregshed.com

 

Children's book illustration. Portfolio also includes fine art with an emphasis on Americana and Native American portraiture. Main work done in fine art.

 

Helmut Kollars

 

www.helmutkollars.com

 

Illustrator specializing in cartoons, comics, picture books, and educational books. Based in Ireland. 

   

Holly Sierra

 

www.esatclear.ie/~art 

 

Examples of work from an artist who specializes in writing and illustrating children's books. Interested in the culture and folklore of Asia, Native America, and Ireland. Wonderfully full of life.

 

 

 

Jim Harris

 

www.jimharrisillustrator.com

 

Artist ranges in genres of Fantasy, Sports, and Whimsical. 

   

John Palacios

 

www.johnpalacios.com

 

Portfolio of acrylic, watercolor, black and white, and color illustrations for children's books, posters, and educational materials. Includes image index by topic.

   

 

John Patience

 

www.patience.co.uk/john 

 

Watercolor, pen and ink illustrations of fairy-tale animals and other characters for print.

 

   

 

Joy Nelkin Wielder

 

www.joynelkinwieder.com 

 

Children's book illustrator and author. Portfolio, published books, artist biography, and information about school visits.

 

   

 

Karen Lee Schmidt

 

www.karenleeschmidt.net 

 

Portfolio of children's book illustrations done in traditional media.

 

   

Kid Shannon

www.kidshannon.com

Traditional and digital illustration for the children's market. Features representative work arranged by artist, category, style, and subject. This is a professional group in the field.

 

   

 

Kinuko Y. Craft

 

www.kycraft.com

 

Online portfolio featuring realistic illustrations for children's books and fairy tales.

 

   

 

Layne Johnson

 

www.laynejohnson.com

 

Portfolio of realistic painted illustration. Also includes information on school visits.

 

 

 

Linda S. Wingerter

 

www.paintedbooks.com 

 

Portfolio of acrylic illustrations from children's books and magazines.

 

 

 

 Lisa Evans

 

www.firefluff.blogspot.com

 

Original illustrations for children's books, editorial, and advertising.

 

 

 

Lyn Stone

 

www.lynstone.com

 

Portfolio featuring children's book illustration in oils and ink, acrylic, digital, and black and white mediums. Everything from greeting cards to book jackets.

 

 


 

Mark Ryden

 

www.markryden.com

 

Has experience in book jackets, one of which was on a Steven King novel, as well as story-book-like illustrations. 

 

 

Maurie J. Manning

 

www.mauriejmanning.com

 

Children's illustrator and author. Portfolio, book reviews, answers to frequently asked questions, and advice for aspiring illustrators.

 

Mercer Mayer

 

www.littlecritter.com

 

Illustrator for the Little Critter series of Children’s books.

 

 

Michael Dooling

 

www.michaeldooling.com

 

Biography, list of books, photos, and school visit information. Realistic and flat-feature illustration. 

   

 

Monica Moser

 

www.naivecreations.com 

 

Children's illustrations and stories by Peruvian artist. Content is available in English and Spanish.

 

 

Nick Germano

 

www.selfpublishing.com/

childrens/illustration/nick

 

Skilled in all types of traditional art medium. Has been drawing since he can remember. Images range from realistic to flat-feature. His favorite medium is airbrush and colored pencil mix.

   

 

Nicole in den Bosch

 

www.indenboschillustration.com 

 

Full color and black and white illustration for children's books and products.

 

 

Nicomi Nix Turner

 

www.nicominixturner.com

 

Botany and nature are illustrator’s specialties.

 

 

 

Paul Casale

 

www.paulcasale.fineartsstudioonline.com

 

Portfolio of photo-realistic children's book cover illustrations.

 

 

 

Philip H. Williams

 

www.eyewoo.com 

 

Children's picture book illustration, portraits, and posters in a variety of styles.

 

 

 

Phyllis Harris

 

www.phyllisharris.com

 

Children's illustration for books and magazines.

 

   

 

Rebecca Guay

 

www.rebeccaguay.com 

 

Artist's work ranges from children’s illustrations to book jacket art and fine art.

 

 

Sam Wall

 

www.samwall.com

 

Specializes in working with self-publishing authors. Artwork from realistic to flat feature color sketches.

   

 

Self-Publishing.Com

 

www.selfpublishing.com 

 

List of Illustrators, editing information, and self-publishing information.  The Illustrators listed are not bound to this website, but they do work with its clients.

 

   

 

Shawn McManus

 

www.shawnmcmanus.net

 

Work includes comics, children’s illustration, and caricatures.

 

   

 

Susie Hodge

 

www.susiehodge.co.uk

 

Illustrator, author, and artist. Art ranges from realistic to flat-feature.

 

   

Susie Lee Jin

 

www.susiestudio.com

 

Online portfolio featuring children's and paper cut illustration, paintings, pencil drawings, line art, and graphic art. 

   

Sylvia Long

 

www.sylvia-long.com 

 

Children's book illustrator's artwork, book reviews, and contact information.

 

   

 

Tara Larsen Chang

 

www.taralarsenchang.com

 

Portfolio site featuring children's, black and white, decorative, and fantasy illustration. 

 

Theresa Brandon

 

www.theresabrandon.com

 

Professional children's book and magazine illustration in oils, watercolor, pastel, and pencil.

 

 

Vicky Newman

 

www.vickynewman.com

 

Work done for fragrances, Scholastic Magazine, vacation spots, and formal invitations.

 

 

Wilkinson Studios

 

www.wilkinsonstudios.com

 

Specializes in illustration for Children's books. Willing to work with self-publishers, novices to experienced. This is a group of illustrators, so one’s choices are many. 

   

 

Zina Saunders

 

www.zinasaunders.com

 

Characteristic-like illustrations.

 

 

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