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Illustration is the creation of images like drawings, paintings and sketches of things seen, imagined or remembered, using a range of mediums (e.g. design software, pencil or collage). On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find creative graphic artists with experience in technical illustration, advertising illustration and graphic design software (such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) to manage your professional logo design or provide you with new graphic design ideas for your portfolio.

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Upwork Illustration Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,932 Illustration projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Illustration Freelancer Feedback Score

Illustration Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.77.

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  1. Pauline Maltseva

    Pauline Maltseva

    2d game artist, illustrator and comic artist

    Russia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4

    Hi! My name is Pauline. I'm an illustrator and graphic designer. I create bright and colourful artworks and illustrations for print, websites, t-shirts, ads and mobile games. I work in different styles ranging from cartoon to realistic, sketch and draw freely by hand and on a graphic tablet. Although my main specialty is 2D art, I use 3D packages for additional purposes. I've had over 8 years of experience in web and UI design, so I understand quite well the requirements of web and mobile app architecture. As for education, I have a Specialist Degree in Industrial Design. You can check out my portfolio below.

    $15.00 /hr
    45 hours
    5.00
  2. Mattia Genini

    Mattia Genini

    2D Game Artist, Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Concept Artist

    Italy - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 21

    I am an experienced 2D Game Artist and Illustrator based in Milan, I'm currently looking for a permanent position in a graphic or game studio around the world. At the moment I am working as a freelancer on different projects. Here's my personal website: www.mattiagenini.com If you need to bring your graphics to another level or to create them from scratch feel free to contact me and we'll discuss about your idea. I look forward to work with you!

    $20.00 /hr
    80 hours
    4.97
  3. Jeremy Kenarangi

    Jeremy Kenarangi

    Creative Illustrator, Cartoonist, and Conceptual Designer

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 22

    Tired of the same generic, cookie cutter art offered by many freelancers here on odesk? Need some truly unique character designs or perhaps some fun illustrations? I'm your man. Specializing in everything from creature and character designs, to graphic novel development, cartooning, and more, I'm an adaptable and highly creative artist who is always thinking outside the box. With a trained background in television and film, specifically editing and screenwriting, I understand the importance of budgets and deadlines, approaching everything I do in the most efficient, timely way possible. Portfolio Site: http://jakenar1.wix.com/jeremykenarangi

    $23.00 /hr
    121 hours
    4.99
  4. Farhan Rahim

    Farhan Rahim

    Creative and of Creativity

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 32

    I am passionate to Graphic Designing and have been working in this sector for 7 years long. I was involved as a Graphic Artist in various organizations like Newspaper, Creative Agencies, Outsourcing Firm and different projects. The areas of my expertise are: Drawing, Painting, Water Color, Illustration, Pencil Sketch, Graphic Design, Print Design, UI design, Background Design, Web Design and Template, Photo Retouch and /manipulation, Book Illustration, Vector Graphic and Other Creative works. I am expert in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Quark express, MS Office Applications, Auto Cad, Adobe Flash (Animation) and 3D MAX. I have graduated in fine art (Major in Drawing and painting). And my education helps me done all the projects successful.

    $8.89 /hr
    159 hours
    4.76
  5. Biljana P.

    Biljana P.

    Graphic Designer

    Macedonia - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    I have 8 years of experience in graphic and web design I can offer highest standards for all types of graphic projects I am always following the latest trends in the graphics design Most of the graphics I did are under NDA, or for agencies so what I have to show in my portfolio is not all that I have worked on. Last few months I'm trying to avoid "secrets", so I hope to get your project so my open portfolio can grow. And you can have a high quality service. Thank you for visiting my profile page, and I hope to hear from you soon.

    $12.00 /hr
    61 hours
    4.92
  6. Filip Velkovski

    Filip Velkovski

    illustrator/Graphic Designer/Logo Designer

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 24

    I am interested in visual art, and I studied both applied and fine arts in secondary school and college. My tools are Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. I offer illustrations, logo, poster, business card designs. The creative design is my goal, and I am ready for any kind of challenge. My timezone is GMT + 01:00, I am available 6 hours a day every day (from 11 am to 4 pm ) and by request from 22:00 (10:00 PM) to 03:00 (03:00 AM)

    $14.44 /hr
    215 hours
    4.93
  7. Brita Johnson

    Brita Johnson

    Branding Strategist & Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 11

    I'm a graphic designer looking to do some freelancing on the side. Something else I want to gain from this website is experience. Every great designer starts somewhere and I want to get as much time in as I can so I can reach my full potential. I have worked with clients handling their branding, social media, newsletters, website design and management, etc. britadesign.com

    $30.00 /hr
    135 hours
    5.00
  8. Sorina Bogiu

    Sorina Bogiu

    Graphic Designer and Illustrator

    Romania - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 17

    I'm a self-taught, passionate Graphic Designe & Illustrator and a traveler. I am efficient in Adobe's Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Lightroom. I like creating new things and working on fun projects. I love details and am very devoted to my work :) Please take a look at my behance portfolio: https://www.behance.net/SorinaBogiu

    $18.00 /hr
    58 hours
    4.98
  9. Talha Ahmad Khan

    Talha Ahmad Khan

    Fast & Determined Programmer, Graphic Designer & Presentation Expert.

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 26

    Till now, my all life has spent, working with creativity. As a contractor I believe in fast , reliable and effective working. Most of the work I do is due to my passion which is more important than my necessities. I have following skill sets: 1) Graphic Designing i)Photoshop (started 5 years ago) ii)Illustrator (I am new to it but confident as well) iii)Drawing (10 years ago) iv)AutoCad 2D (started 2 years ago) 2) Office (10 years experience) i)Powerpoint ii)Word iii)Excel 3)Programming i)C ii)Java iii)verilog (FPGA) Thumbs up for "creativity and Hard work".

    $14.00 /hr
    24 hours
    4.98
  10. Mark E.

    Mark E.

    Freelance illustrator/artist, Graphic designer and artist

    Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

    I'm a computer science graduate who happens to be interested and in-love with the field of arts, specifically comic book art. I had worked on a fairly number of clients. Using the traditional pencils and ink, I design characters, backgrounds, concept designs and sequential arts. I also render colors traditionally using colored pencils, watercolor and digitally using Adobe Photoshop. My online portfolio can be viewed at http://espiritista.deviantart.com/gallery/ and at http://espiritumark.tumblr.com/ .

    $9.00 /hr
    84 hours
    4.96