Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Illustrator Research VI (20-29)

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Valeria started to draw because she was driven by the desire to capture the poetry of everyday things such as the expressions of children and pets, the natural beauty of plants, the sound of dried autumn leaves under little feet, and the aroma of freshly cooked breakfast. She graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree in Graphic Design & Visual Communication. After graduation, Valeria spent several years teaching at the University as she continued to develop her illustration work. Over the last 5 years she has dedicated herself to children’s illustration. In her work she uses both traditional and digital techniques and loves to explore innovative methods and materials to develop or enhance new expressive forms.

Tammie lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband Lee, and loves spending the day in her studio with her dog Gus. She began her love of illustrating at a very young age while drawing at the kitchen table with her dad. She has fond memories of sitting for hours drawing things around the house and later presenting them as gifts to her mother. Since she was an only child, drawing became a favorite form of self-entertainment.

Olga and Aleksey Ivanov are renowned children's book illustrators and classically trained commercial artists from Russia. This talented husband-and-wife team immigrated to the United States in 2002 and have been in high demand ever since. In all, the two have illustrated over 70 children's books, three of which have sold more than 100,000 copies.

Jack E. Davis has illustrated two picture books by Daniel Pinkwater: The Picture of Morty and Ray and Yo-yo Man. Other books he has illustrated include the New York TimesbestsellerMarsupial Sue by John Lithgow. He is a recipient of the New York Society of Illustrators Gold Medal Award for Humor. He lives and paints goofy pictures in Port Townsend, Washington.

Ledger is a cartoon illustrator, animator and character designer. His character designs and illustrations has won awards on TV shows such as Those Scurvy Rascals and more recently I've helped produced top selling mobile application for interactive children's books on the AppStore. My artwork is created digitally producing illustration in 2D or CGI 3D.

Lazareva is a Russia illustrator. Lazareva amazing love to details and ability to create quiet massive artworks that can cover even a city facades.

Anderson is an illustrator, form portland, OR, who focuses on creating unique and professional illustrations driven by smart concept and subtle humor. Areas of focus include: Advertising, Editorial, and Publishing. She is also very interested in surface design for products and textiles.

Beiler started drawing since she was a child. Inspire by her grandmother, a painter and sculptress. First she study architecture and art in London for a few years. Later she graduated (BFA) from CCA, Oakland, California.

Barton's creativity talents was first been discovered at the age of three. She graduated from the University of Texas in Austin in Studio Art. She with her husband and son still live in Austin, a few doggies and one can of Crisco.

Sheila began her career as a designer and painter for Hallmark, Inc. Later, she became a featured designer at Will Vinton Studios. Formerly published under the name Sheila Lucas, Sheila Bailey has been writing and illustrating children's literature for more than a decade.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Illustrator Research VI (30-39)

Luli Bunny is an illustrator and character designer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has a happy, colourful, quirky style that is naturally both adult and child friendly, and suitable for a range of applications, from editorial to patterns, greetings cards, picture books, stationery and toys.

She is original from the UK. Woolf studied Graphics and Illustration at Canterbury. After school she went to work in the Animation Industry in London, Munich and onto Los Angeles and San Francisco. Worked for 20 years in Animation. Relocated to the US to work for Dreamworks in the mid '90's Illustrated books at opening for both Shrek Movies.

Siobhan is living and working in Brighton, where she shares a studio space with a group of illustrators and designers. She graduated from Cheltenham College of Art and Technology in Gloucestershire.

Padron enjoy creating sweet characters especially animals, babies and toddlers. She work in watercolor and finish digitally. It takes her around 2 to 3 months to illustrate a book.

Frei growing up in rural Idaho, Annette practiced her creative skills by sculpting hamburger in her fathers grocery store. She went on to college in Boise, then Honolulu, HI. With a need for adventure, she took the chance to paint and explore in Paris, France before settling in San Diego. Employed as an illustrator by MediaShare, Josten's Learning, then Compass Learning, she created interactive educational software for 10 years. And as a Lead Illustrator, she managed up to 20 artists at a time.

Diego Diaz has worked professionally in the field of illustration since 1994. His artworks have featured in many magazines and educational and children's books. His clients include: Diario UNO, Editorial Albatros, Stone Arch Books, Pearson, Harrods, MacMillans and Usborne Publishing.

His work is specialized in cartoon illustration and animation. He also has illustrated for ipad and iphone application.

Gevry Originally from Montreal and now she lives in British Columbia on the beautiful Quadra Island. She has a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from the University of Quebec. In her free time, she designs objects such us furniture, clothes, jewelry, etc.

A Children book illustrator in Switzerland.

Nez has a degree in English and also studied illustration at the Parsons School of Design. He live in Seattle. He has illustrated over 50 books of every sort, from toddler board books to historical non-fiction, now he also writing and illustrating his own stories.

Garofoli graduate form the Prilidiano Pueyrredon School in 1994. Her first illustration for chilldren also has been published in same year. She was born in Buenos Aires and she still live there now.

Allen works in watercolor, printable dye and digital, with a neutral ink line. She has been working on a Cintiq, a large moniter on which she draw and paint virtually. She likes to use it for black line work, because the finished art is crisp and clean, and can be endlessly manipulated.v

Aitken a author/illustrator who writes and illustrates fiction and non-fiction for both trade and educational publishers live in Canada. he said his medium changes from acrylic, to watercolour, pen and ink, Wacom tablet to ipod Touch, keyboard, diary, to my web-site and blog!