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Hubig, Dan

Dan's whimsical stylized digital illustrations have been used by numerous publications & corporations including: New York Times, Oracle Corp., Washington Post, Macromedia Inc., Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, Kaiser Permanente, PC World, Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle. animal, monkey, sport, baseball, auto, traffic, travel, health, sick, monster, politics, boat, bush, music, wine, cello, oil, data, catch

Pilar Erika Johnson

Pilar's superstar illustrations have appeared on toys, greeting cards, print and web publications, posters, sales materials, and clothing. Her clients include: Charles Schwab, Hewlett Packard, Bill Graham Presents / The Fillmore, chickclick.com, and California Department of Health. She is inspired by teen pop culture, monster trucks, and all things David Hasselhoff.

Tobin, Marc

With over 20 years of experience, Marc Tobin produces a wide variety of Creative Imagery ranging from Magazine, Children's Book and Poster Illustrations to Logo Design and Web Graphics.

Vollor, Holly

Holly Vollor is the owner of Whisper Illustration + Design which works with many local businesses as well as regional print publications while conducting freelance services for customers throughout the country. Whisper Illustration Design offers digital illustration and graphic design services for multiple applications including branding, packaging, advertisements, commercial wall art, and editorial design. Holly holds a BA specializing in Graphic Design from Ole Miss. When Holly isn't designing, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and three children.

Besom, Mae

Mae graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 2003, she began work as a character designer in Sichuan, China; she then decided to embrace her love of illustration and has been working as a full-time children's illustrator since 2007.

Mae uses traditional media, pencil and watercolour to create texture and light within her enchanting illustrations.

Mae Besom is the illustrator of the #1 nationally best-selling What Do You Do With an Idea? The book written by Kobi Yamada tells a story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world. As the child's confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And then, one day, something amazing happens.

Mae has also just finished illustration the sequel called What To Do With A Problem, out in bookstores from July 1st.

Client List Pearson Education Compendium Inc Random House Guideposts Usborne Publishing Orchard School District Nursery World

Bradford, Tim

Living right next to a nature reserve in Nottingham, Tim Bradford also has the convenience of being just half a mile from the city centre. From alpine landscapes to geometry and animals, heís inspired by nature and also loves drawing people of all sizes, shapes and nationalities.

Tim studied for a BA Hons in Illustration at Lincoln University and an MA in Illustration and Animation at Kingston University London.

Everything begins as a pencil sketch, which is then coloured up digitally using Photoshop and Illustrator. With his animation skills, many clients ask him to create work for both print and digital projects where motion is required. For a more physical feel to his work, Tim is increasingly introducing hand drawn elements as well.

Most of Timís imagery is quirky, fun and character based, and his work often incorporates custom typography along with some movement. Life, energy, charm and wit are what he strives for when he creates an illustration, and he likes to find visual solutions that are easy on the eye and keep you looking.

Client List Fanta HSBC Oxford University Press Cambridge University Nescafe Nivea Ogilvy & Mathers JWT Lufthansa

Larkum, Adam

Itís a love of drawing that drives Adam Larkum, and itís something he practices every day, constantly coming up with quirky new characters and putting them in hair-raising situations. And if you chat with Adam for a while he has a few real life hair-raising situations to recount. While he was a teenager, his family lived in Alexandria, Virginia for a while where Adam became the projectionist in the townís cinema. When the bulb blew during the scariest part of Friday The 13th the crowd poured out of the cinema like a lynch mobÖ

This didnít deter Adam from studying animation once he got back to the UK, and as a student he won a competition to create a short film for MOMI and Channel 4. Once his career producing animated commercials was under way, he became an illustrator as well. Heís now created over 30 childrenís books, and illustrates for magazines and packaging.

Adam studied illustration and animation, and received a BA followed by an MA from the Edinburgh College of Art.

Adam believes every commission should start with a pencil in one hand and an eraser in the other, and is never afraid to erase whole areas of a drawing if they arenít right. He loves working in ink on paper and then shifting into Photoshop to bring the piece together. If his work were a film, he says, it would be an Ealing Comedy Ė fun, fast and eccentric.

Client List Taylorís Port BBC Island Bakery Green King Faber and Faber Puffin Books Usborne Channel 4 Cambridge University press Oxford University press Egmont Publishing Ziggurat Brands The V&A Museum Ask magazine Ink Robin

OFerrall, Zoe More

Zoe More OíFerrallís studio is situated in Notting Hill. Itís a prime position for an illustrator who loves markets. Sheís right next to Golborne Road Antiques Market and minutes away from Portobello Road with its famous stalls selling old papers, postcards, vintage clothing, furniture, prints and more.

Further inspiration comes from a love of film and photography, like the colourful and imaginative work of Autumn de Wilde, Tim Walker, Wes Anderson and Juergen Teller. BBC Radio 4 is played constantly in her studio as she creates imagery for fashion and food brands, retailers, advertising agencies, publishers and more.

Zoeís training began at Wimbledon School of Art, and she went on to do a BA at the London College of Communication as well as a postgraduate course at Central Saint Martins.

Zoe usually works in pen and ink Ė she has a broad collection of pens to choose from - and loves to draw by hand. She only uses a computer to plan compositions and to touch up the handmade images. Now and again sheíll experiment with collage and screen printing too.

Client List Absolut Vodka Amazon BBC Billboard Magazine British Vogue Cartier Charlotte Tilbury Costa Esprit Esquire ES Magazine The Guardian Harrods The Hollywood Reporter The Ivy Jo Malone J Crew JWT The Mayor of London Mr Porter More Than Mumford and Sons National Geographic New York Magazine Ogilvy Propercorn The Red Cross Renault Stella Artois Tesco Topshop The Times UGG Australia VCCP The Wall Street Journal The Washington Post YSL

Scott, Vicky

Growing up in West London near Richmond and the Thames, Victoria Scott was always drawing and making things as a child, and knew from an early age that she wanted to be an illustrator.

Her influences come from the early 20th century, such as Art Deco and Art Nouveau, but she also enjoys a bit of 60s psychedelia.

Vicky went to the Wimbledon School of Art and Design for foundation, and then went to the University of Brighton to gain a BA in Illustration.

All of Vickyís illustrations are created as handmade paper collages. By its very nature, Vickyís work is highly figurative, and youíd describe it as quirky, colourful, bold, graphic and a little retro. She likes to bring a narrative element into her work as much as possible.

Client List Microsoft Volkswagen Radio Times Top Sante magazine Dobbies Garden Centre Paperchase The Elephant Parade Bayer Regents College Queen Mary's University

So, Caroline

Imagination, adventure and emotion are at the heart of Caroline Soís fashion and beauty illustrations, and theyíre ingrained in her personality as well. Originally from Southern California, she set off for the Big Apple at 17 with the goal of working in fashion and she hasnít looked back since. Now she finds herself producing stylish and elegantly whimsical imagery for the biggest names in fashion and beauty, with a portfolio thatís going from strength to strength.

Caroline has 10 years of experience working as a fashion designer, and that background helps her find the right solutions for her clients with every image she creates.

Her inspirations include Francis Bacon and Egon Shiele, and she loves collecting novel perfume bottles, secretly watching reality TV, and backpacking.

Caroline has a bachelorís degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Her philosophy has always been to carry on learning new techniques to broaden her skills and style. She continually explores fresh processes and effects, enabling her to impart emotion, energy and a touch of attitude into her clients' projects.

Carolineís style is bursting with emotion, whimsy and life. She likes to bring a touch of joy to everything she does, and gives her subjects a sense of playfulness, delicacy and quirkiness.

Client List Fresh Beauty Marc Jacobs Beauty Kate Spade New York NYDJ Lou and Grey Ines Di Santo Designow LIA Fashion Vanilab

Holmes, Stuart

Londoner Stuart Holmes is now based in Australiaís creative enclave of Melbourne. Trained as a graphic designer, he felt that illustration allowed him much more freedom, and he developed a flat vector style that has remained popular for well over a decade.

Stuart is addicted to vinyl and wherever he goes seeks out a record crate to dig through. Heís also a huge fan of Southampton FC, and led the team out as a mascot back when he was seven years old.

Beedie, Duncan

Duncan Beedieís cartoony style comes from his background in animation. Based in Bristol, aside from drawing copious quirky images, he collects clockwork robots, can identify pretty much any military aircraft and has a dog called Ivor who you might spot here and there in his work.

Crush

Crush is a truly integrated design agency providing creative solutions across all print, digital and moving media. We believe in a collaborative creative process and intelligent idea generation. Weíre passionate about our work and famed for producing standout creative for clients all over the world. We donít just want to simply make stuff look good, we want to make smart ideas look great.

Javens, Ben

Ben grew up in a small town in Yorkshire and though he now resides in Birmingham he still holds dear those formative years and his northern roots. Those that know Ben will no doubt tell you he can be a bit of a curmudgeon but that deep down there is a happy soul trying to get out and those that know his work will no doubt see the battle between happy and sad in the characters he draws and the situations they find themselves in. Ben's work is often very simple but always displays a strong emphasis on colour and a carefully considered composition. He takes much of his inspiration from the books he collects about illustrators and designers from the mid 20th century and those of new artistsí that give a nod to past styles and trends. He also fills his working days with music so as to let it seep into his soul and be transformed into something that can be seen.

Taylor, Nadia

Nadia Taylor is a designer and printmaker based in London. Her colourful prints are filled with bold shapes and striking pattern. She loves screen-printing and the whole process informs her work Ė from the use of a limited colour palette to the incorporation of textures and dark outlines. Her work projects range from large-scale hand-painted murals, packaing, book covers, greeting cards, gift wrap, menus and farm signs with a list of clients including Ikea, Target, Mr Kipling, and Zizzi Restaurants.

Sulzberg, Daniel

Illustrator Daniel Sulzberg is based in Santa Barbara, California, and his work is infused with the easy-going creativity that his home state is famous for. Itís colourful and fun, welcoming and sometimes a little bit zany. Maybe thatís why the characters he draws so effortlessly seem to jump to life in his illustrations.

Growing up in a town called Danville, he was always Dan from Danville. After initially trying to emulate his older brother, who was a fine artist, Dan later discovered cartoons, comics and Nintendo games. Soon, he had invented Danvillage, a place for all his whimsical characters to inhabit. Itís become the moniker he works under as an illustrator.

Danís favourite artists include Dali, Murakami and Miyazaki, while Prince and Reggae music keep him juiced up on tunes. He also has a huge collection of 80s vinyl from his days as a DJ.
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