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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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Average Illustration Freelancer Feedback Score

Illustration Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.77.

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  1. Elyse Whittaker-Paek

    Elyse Whittaker-Paek

    Illustration

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 26

    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

    $33.33 /hr
    66 hours
    4.99
  2. Diego Cristófano

    Diego Cristófano

    Animation, Illustration & Design

    Uruguay - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    I would like to help you with artistic and effective communication works. We can do it trough Animation, Illustration and Design. I have 6 years of experience in these areas and everything that they involve, enabling us to find the best way to achieve your results and at the same time taking care of the costs. I have a licenciate degree at the Fine Arts University and that gives me a background for this explorations and achievements. I look forward to collaborate with your cause!

    $25.00 /hr
    81 hours
    4.94
  3. Pablo Arias

    Pablo Arias

    Sequential Art & Illustration

    Chile - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 9

    I specialize in sequential art, concept artistry and other forms of illustration intended for the entertainment industry (comics, films, videogames, etc.). I have the expertise, commitment and work ethics required to turn your ideas into vibrating artwork. In 2009, while attending to my PhD studies, I worked as an illustrator in a production company. Since 2012, after getting my PhD in physics, I devoted myself to this craft and up to this day, I work full-time as an illustrator.

    $25.00 /hr
    591 hours
    4.94
  4. Jessica Cooper

    Jessica Cooper

    Professional vector illustration and design.

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    Looking for a vector pro? Look no further! "Bar-none the best contractor I have worked with on oDesk!" -- Stephen Fortmann, Pure Web Development I'm a professional illustrator/designer and I love my job! I have worked with a wide variety of international clients, creating beautiful designs in Adobe Illustrator. From logos and packaging design to editorial and fashion illustration, my style is contemporary, adaptable and unique. I freelance full time and my business depends on my reputation, so you can be sure that I'll deliver high quality work and meet every single deadline - client satisfaction is my number one priority and I'm very proud of my excellent feedback. Clear communication is vital, so I go out of the way to answer emails promptly and am available throughout the day via skype - I'm generally quite friendly, as long as I've had a cup of tea!

    $75.00 /hr
    200 hours
    4.97
  5. Jammy Ginger

    Jammy Ginger

    Illustration and Digital Design perfected

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 9

    Hey! I'm Glenn. I’m a friendly, happy, yet hard working artist and I'd love to do some work for you! I'm a full time freelance artist and I've got more than 15 years of professional design studio experience under my belt. I have a wide array of skills which are suited toward most artisitic jobs. I work hard to create artwork to an excellent standard from initial concepts through to print ready files. Over the years I have worked on many fun and exciting jobs: Greeting Cards, Comic Books/Graphic Novels, Animation, Storyboards, Album, Book Illustration and Magazine Covers. I am also familiar with packaging and point of sale work, as well as working well with typography. I'm affordable, approachable, and easy to work with!

    $25.00 /hr
    130 hours
    4.96
  6. Aaron acee T.

    Aaron acee T.

    Graphic Designer / Logo / Banner / Infographic / Illustration / Video

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 20

    Energetic and creative. Loves to do designs for web and print. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher. I also do freehand sketches. Specializes in creating original contents and converting ideas to design. I cater your every design needs: Graphic Design Web graphics/elements Icons Logos Banners Illustration Digital Painting Info graphics Page Layout Print graphics/designs Large format layout Custom maps/Interactive Google Maps Video Edit/FX Photo retouch/cleanup I can also assist on design projects. Why not send me a message? Let's talk!

    $25.00 /hr
    792 hours
    4.98
  7. Carla Da Cruz

    Carla Da Cruz

    Graphic Design, Illustration, Native Portuguese Translator

    Portugal - Last active: 8 days ago - Portfolio: 71

    I am a multidisciplinary freelance visual designer with an eye for clean design and pixel perfection. Although my skill set is vast, my expertise revolve around graphic design, brand identity design, website and other template design, social media, print collateral and illustration. Over the course of my time, I was able to gain valuable experience and I try to combine this knowledge and experience in these areas, to deliver the best creative to clients and their audiences. Kindly check out my portfolio – published and printed designs – and other graphic work.

    $35.00 /hr
    331 hours
    4.91
  8. PAVLINA ALADJOVA

    PAVLINA ALADJOVA

    ILLUSTRATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, LOGO Design , Bulgaria

    Bulgaria - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    I am an artist. I deal with graphic design since 2003. These are more than 9 years. I have extensive experience in doing illustrations for different purposes - web applications, documents, books, etc. Also, I produce and illustrations of people and others, from photo. I like to doing the design of company documents - proposals, contracts, letterhead, business cards, etc. I have experience in logo design. So far, I have done hundreds of corporate logos. I have a clear style, that you can see it in my portfolio in oDesk! And my video of Corporative Identity, here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDR-IeR5Al8 I keep my clients remain satisfied. Last year, I gained a lot of experience in oDesk. I'm serious, graphic designer, honest and fair person. I will be happy to continue to develop as an excellent graphic designer! Thank you!

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    $30.00 /hr
    2,205 hours
    4.91
  9. Stephen R.

    Stephen R.

    Graphic Design / Print Design / Illustration / Logo Design

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

    Aloha and Mahalo for viewing my Odesk profile. I have broad typography and design experience and enjoy working on precise, detailed projects. In addition, I possess over 25 years of experience in graphics, illustration, and desktop publishing. I am highly organized and adept at meeting tight deadlines that are so common in the graphics industry. Please view my PORTFOLIO at www.behance.net/stephen_reich

    $30.00 /hr
    282 hours
    4.83
  10. Jennifer L.

    Jennifer L.

    Manga / 2D / Illustration / Comic / Pin up / Character design

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 26

    Hello and thank you for visiting my profile. I am an illustrator by trade, specialised in cute and cuddly drawings for children to playful cartoon pin ups and much more. My art is quite versatile and I am able to recreate a variety of styles that vary from manga, anime, western comics, semi realistic & fantasy. I use both traditional and digital mediums, though as of late I have been focusing more on creating digital art with my Wacom Cintiq tablet using platforms such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and PaintToolSAI. I have successfully completed a variety of projects for many clients, including: - Character design of many genres (fantasy, sports, pinup, animals, catoons, manga, children's characters) - Book cover design - CD cover design - T-shirt design - Children's colouring pages - Children's illustrations - Logo design - Character Mascott design - Original Character commissions - Hand drawn infographics - Hand drawn step by step instructions I have been working on commissions and freelancing jobs for the past 7 years. I always like to keep in contact with my clients, showing them various work in progress pictures so we can be totally sure that the finished product will be exactly how you want. THIS IS HOW I WORK: 1- Initial Consultation For fixed rate jobs I require a minimum of 25% upfront payment depending on the project. ALL details of the terms and conditions of the client must be discussed before the job starts. We will discuss your project and go over any ideas or references you may have for the art. 2- Concept I will send you a sample sketch for your approval. I will happily provide 2 revisions at this stage free of extra charge. Once you are happy with the sketch and concept you make a 50% milestone payment and then I will continue working on the clean lines and colours. 3- The Final Artwork I will send you a watermarked version of the final art, you make the remaining payment and I will send you a high quality version of the art. -Copyright Usage- The client assumes full reproduction rights upon payment for completed project. The artist retains copyright to use the completed project and any preliminary designs for the purpose of design competitions, future publications on design, educational purposes and the marketing of the artist's business. Where applicable the client will be given any necessary credit for usage of the project elements. OR The client assumes copyright. The artist retains reproduction rights to use the completed project and any preliminary designs for the marketing of the artist's business.Where applicable the client will be given any necessary credit for usage of the project elements. PLEASE NOTE Unless otherwise specified by the client before the contract has started, by default the artist will retain all rights to the image created.

    $30.00 /hr
    259 hours
    4.98