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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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Ardee Arollado

Ardee Arollado

Sequential Art & Illustration

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

Hello, I am a professional Comic/Manga Artist Freelancer with years of experience and educational training. I am willing to work as a team member and also autonomously for your project. I am also currently working inside and outside Upwork. If hired by you I will deliver my best work at a high standard. I look forward to being hired by you for your jobs. I can provide high quality comics, storyboards, and character designs at a reasonable price.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
170 hours

Elyse Whittaker-Paek

Elyse Whittaker-Paek


United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 20

Thank you for your interest! I have over 10 years experience in the Animation industry in LA with Warner Bros and Nickelodeon, doing character design, prop design and story boards. I worked on many shows such as the Feature "Space Jam", TV shows such as "Hey Arnold", "Oswald the Octopus", and" Dora the Explorer." I can draw and Paint traditionally or in Adobe Photoshop CS. Please see my web site for my CV and recommendations. www.whittaker-paekart I'm currently working as a Children's Books Illustrator. I look forward to working with you on your next project! Elyse Whittaker-Paek

82% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
334 hours

John Daryl Obera

John Daryl Obera


Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

Cartoonist | Digital Illustrator | Vector Artist. I'm using Surface Pro 3 previously Wacom Drawing Tablet. I do customized logo, book, blog, app, character, comic illustration etc. based on my client needs and requests with the option to get a vector (re-sizable eg billboard, car) format. Over the last 3 years of being a freelance illustrator/cartoonist I narrowed and focused my skills on illustrating vector cartoons. I'm willing to learn new things and challenge myself to be more productive and efficient as an artist. I do Disney-like brush strokes/lines on my illustrations, I can create your own sketch/stick figure/picture/concept into a cartoon/digital output. If you want a photoshop/psd file I can convert my AI file to PSD. I can provide .eps, .ai, .svg, .psd, .jpg, .png, .gif, .pdf. Sofware I use: Adobe Illustrator CS6.

$16.00 /hr
6 hours

Vladimir M.

Vladimir M.

illustration artist

Croatia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 107

I'm proffesional art illustrator. I have 4 years experience in illustration, graphic design, animation, and digital painting. My portfolio website: I studied Academy of Fine Arts as painter, and high school as graphic designer. I like working and communicate with clients who give a lots creative freedom. My work is professional and I'm hard working person. Job is finished when both side is satisfied. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.I look forward to hearing from you. Regards, Vladimir.

93% Job Success
$11.00 /hr
222 hours

Linda L.

Linda L.

Illustration and Design

United States - Portfolio: 86

Review:" A customer picked up the book 'Bend in the River'. What attracted her to the book was your cover art. It's an affirmation about how great your work is"-Sue Gibbs, Hawkshadow Publishing, Inc. We harness our creative power to make your project paramount. Our extensive training and education are valuable tools in viewing different perspectives. We are a family of 20 year seasoned artists designing technical, medical, anatomical, character illustrations, logo designs, animation, music scores. We marriage creativity with design with every detail. Our designs are original and unique.

$22.00 /hr
0 hours

Collin D.

Collin D.

Illustration, Design, Technical Illustration, Icons, Everything.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 48

A force of creation, from traditional to digital, and everything in between. Icons and gamification badges, digital and traditional paintings of robots and zombies, vibrant Illustrator vectors and technical illustrations; there's sure to be an aesthetic that suits your project perfectly. Sculpture, photographs, photographs of sculptures, inks, drawings, iPhone apps and games - all combined with an innate sense of design. Please have a look around and there will undoubtedly be something that you like. Credits include work for Topps, Star Wars (Lucasfilm), Partisan Records, GameFriends, Wine Trail Adventures, FoodFinder & Geek Monthly Magazine. Additional art can be seen at my Facebook group, Behance, website, and other similar links which can be provided upon request.

99% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
72 hours

Hugo Lazo

Hugo Lazo

Illustration and digital graphics

Peru - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

In my country I'm a Fluid Mechanic Engineer. I have fondness and skills for art and design. Result of this, I've worked on: - Design of icons for applications - Animation for websites. - Illustration of characters in different styles, "cartoon", "sketch" and "simple line" In the future I hope to link my two fields of expertise: Engineering and digital graphic design My goal is to meet or exceed customer expectations. To achieve this, the dialogue between stakeholders is important. It should be clear on the objectives and the product to be obtained. Anyway, as any project has a degree of uncertainty, I am also able to propose solutions, or take the initiative to resolve them. Additional skills: - Translation from English to Spanish Language In a technical level - Knowledge of programming: Python, JavaScript Professional Work: I've worked in several fields related with my degree: - Natural Gas Systems - HVAC systems for comfort and industrial uses. - Fire Alarm Systems - Hydraulic Structures Design - Project Management Language: - I've writen technical papers related with my work about, hydraulic structures, technical briefs, etc. All of these in Spanish Language - I've translated from English to spanish and from Spanish to English, either technical papers as webpage contents.

100% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
47 hours

Becca H.

Becca H.

Art | Design | Illustration | Awesome

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 59

Clever and Awesome were passing on the street, they high-fived, and thus I exist. I'm a bit quirky and full of ideas. MY artistic talent was cultivated by one of the most elite Academies in the world (L’Accedemia Delle Belle Arte di Firenze). My new favorite thing to design are colouring pages- give me your ideas and let me draw them into a reality!

75% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
279 hours