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Alexander Zakharov 


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



Aleksandr Zaretser


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




Alison Relyea


Freelance artist and Children’s illustrator.



Ann Brandenburg Zeman


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



Barbara Johansen Newman


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


Betsy Day


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


Illustrator of Series of Unfortunate Events.



Brian Lee


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




Cathy Peng


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



Chris van Allsburg


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




Cliff Wright



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



Dave Titus

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


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



 David Mattingly


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




Duncan Long


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




Eytan Wronker 


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



Frank Wu


Award-winning Science Fiction and Fantasy artist. 



Gary Lippincott


Children's book and fantasy artist and illustrator.




Greg Shed


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


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


Holly Sierra 


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


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


John Palacios


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 


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




Joy Nelkin Wielder 


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




Karen Lee Schmidt 


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



Kid Shannon

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


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




Layne Johnson


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




Linda S. Wingerter 


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




 Lisa Evans


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




Lyn Stone


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


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



Maurie J. Manning


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


Mercer Mayer


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



Michael Dooling


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



Monica Moser 


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



Nick Germano



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 


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



Nicomi Nix Turner


Botany and nature are illustrator’s specialties.




Paul Casale


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




Philip H. Williams 


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




Phyllis Harris


Children's illustration for books and magazines.




Rebecca Guay 


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



Sam Wall


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





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


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




Susie Hodge


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



Susie Lee Jin


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


Sylvia Long 


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




Tara Larsen Chang


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


Theresa Brandon


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



Vicky Newman


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



Wilkinson Studios


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


Characteristic-like illustrations.



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