Marsden Illustration Blog

A glimpse into my studio, sneak peeks at the artwork on my actual or virtual desktops and the latest Illustration, Cartoon, and Whiteboard Animation NEWS.

How to ink and color digital cartoons – tutorial YouTube video

A man and his dog – How to ink and color digital cartoons – tutorial video
By illustrator, cartoonist and designer Ian David Marsden

Rough sketching and final digital watercolor in Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop and line art inking in Manga Studio EX4.
All drawings are created on a Wacom Cintiq 27QHD pen display.

Drawing tutorial with illustrator, cartoonist and designer Ian David Marsden.

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Feel free to ask questions in the comment section on my YouTube channel, I will try and answer them as quickly and as well as I can.

 

Here is the final artwork. 😊

A man and his dog doing for an evening walk - cartoon illustration

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Youtube Drawing Tutorial Video: Wacom Cintiq 27QHD photoshop and illustrator cartoons and comics

Youtube Drawing Tutorial Video: Wacom Cintiq 27QHD photoshop and illustrator cartoons and comics 

Published on Aug 23, 2016

Drawing tutorial with illustrator, cartoonist and designer Ian David Marsden.

My homepage:
http://www.marsdenillustration.com

My facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/IanDavidMarsden

My instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/marsdenillustration

Follow my YouTube channel and share my videos! 🙂
Feel free to ask questions in the comment section under the video, I will try and answer them as quickly and as well as I can.

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Du sollst nicht rasen – Illustration NZZ am Sonntag 7/8/2016

Du sollst nicht rasen

Illustration Portfolio / Editorial Illustration

Illustration NZZ am Sonntag 7/8/2016 von Ian David Marsden
Erschienen zum Artikel von Daniel Meier

Newspaper Zeitung Illustration von Ian Marsden

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Illustration Newsletter July 2016 Ian David Marsden

 


Hello dear visitors to my blog,

What I love most of all about my profession as an illustrator and designer, is that I get to be creative in all kinds of different areas and I never really know what’s coming next.

Below, I have put together a selection of some of the fun projects I have recently worked on. I hope you enjoy it.

Before we get started let me wish you a wonderful summer, and just in case you are working during the summer months, it might comfort you to know that you are not alone. I will be doing the same.

I am not going away this year and can be reached in my studio both in July and August and can assist you with any illustration needs that may arise. 

All the very best and here now my latest news…

Ian 

PS: My portfolio has been completely updated with brand new work, so if you haven’t visited my homepage in a while, please have a look.

Categories are: My Sketchbook | Google Doodles | Advertising and Business Illustration | Editorial Illustration | Comics and Cartoons | RITZENHOFF | Children’s Book Illustration | Logo and Character Design | Packaging Designs 

So, what HAVE I been up to in the past months? Well…

I got to be WILD!…


Tribal style vector animals for poster art.

I got to be STRONG!…


Two new Coffee Love Cappuccino Cups with saucers have been added to my RITZENHOFF Design Collection.

http://marsdenillustration.com/portfolio/ritzenhoff/

I got to PIMP AN INTRANET!…
For Hermes Paketversand


I was a SUPERHERO! (and a SUPER VILLAIN)…
For Stadtwerke Wedel


I got to be SILLY…


I added a gallery of my personal sketches and doodles to my homepage.

Ian’s personal sketchbooks and moleskines

I got to be “FAMOUS!” 😎…


I started my own Instagram feed with snapshots, sketches and doodles.

It’s been up for only a few months and I am delighted that I already have over 2200 wonderful people who are interested enough in my tomfoolery, to follow my feed.

If you are also an instagrammer, come on over and join the fun.
https://www.instagram.com/marsdenillustration/

I got to be CLASSY and SOPHISTICATED!… 


My lovely wife Sheryl Marsden has founded a shop called Love French Linen featuring gorgeous linen items from the south of France (where we live).

What could be more appropriate than to use her very own in-house creative department for her photography and logo needs?

Even our dog “Watson” now features prominently in several images as the Love French Linen dog. Undoubtedly he will start his very own newsletter soon, when his modelling career takes off. 😊

Sheryl did a wonderful job and put a lot of thought and care into her linen collection. Please have a look and forward to your friends who might be interested in French linens for bedroom, dining room, bathroom and kitchen.

I hope you enjoyed some of the updates and I thank you for your interest.

Please visit my illustration portfolio:
My Sketchbook | Google Doodles | Advertising and Business Illustration | Editorial Illustration | Comics and Cartoons | RITZENHOFF | Children’s Book Illustration | Logo and Character Design | Packaging Designs 







 

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Cappuccino Cups by Marsden NOW in the Ritzenhoff Design Collection

As of this monday there are two new Marsden Designed Cappuccino Cups with saucers in the RITZENHOFF collection.
Coffee Love cup and saucer sets are super fun (and big! for coffee lovers like myself) and I personally find the whole range gorgeous, not only my own designs. 😎

Here is a link where you can see all 8 

https://www.ritzenhoff.de/kaffee-tee/kaffee/coffee-love-cappuccinotasse.html

RITZENHOFF Coffee Love Man Cup by Marsden

RITZENHOFF Coffee Love Man Cup by Marsden

RITZENHOFF Coffee Love Woman Cup by Marsden

RITZENHOFF Coffee Love Woman Cup by Marsden

 

 

 

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Do you Love French Linen?

Do you Love French Linen? 

Wonderful French Linen products from the south of France.
I just had the pleasure of being of some assistance with my design skills to my lovely wife Sheryl, helping her put together her logo and amazing new website for her wonderful new French Linen shop called “Love French Linen”

Love French Linen linen products from the south of France

If you love sustainable und eco friendly high-quality french linen then I can only recommend that you visit the site which went live a few days ago, and recommend it to your friends. There is also a Facebook page you can like and a blog also published by Sheryl with news about Linen but also France and other bio and eco related posts.

Natural sophistication.

Linen fabric and products, sustainably grown and processed in Europe, and handsewn in our small studio in the south of France.
Traceable. Environmentally friendly. Traditional expertise and quality.

 Monogramming, made to order sizes, and custom made items!
 E-mail us your requirements and we will be delighted to make your items for you.

The link is the same as the name of the shop: http://lovefrenchlinen.com

There are products for the bedroom ranging from linen pillow slips, linen duvet covers and sheets, for the bathroom you have honeycomb linen bath towels and makeup and laundry bags, in the kitchen you have towels, aprons, pinafores for adults and children, wine and bread carriers and bags, for the dining room you can find lovely linen napkins, tablecloths and table runners and place mats. Monogramming is available and many of the items are available in a wide variety of colors. See the color and fabric chart below.

So please enjoy the world of Love French Linen. 😊

French Linen color and fabric chart

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Illustration and Cartoon Art Instagram Feed

I recently opened my own instagram art feed with hundreds of my illustrations and cartoons. I am delighted that in a few short weeks it has already gathered almost 800 followers.

I try to update it on a regular basis and I also include spontaneous sketches and doodles and other fun stuff from my studio. So if you like drawing, sketching and doodling then this feed might be for you.

Illustrator Designer and Cartoonist Ian David Marsden on Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/marsdenillustration/

Illustration Cartoon Sketching and Doodling Instagram Feed

 

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