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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 roombathroom 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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Aktuelle News von Illustrator und Cartoonisten Ian David Marsden

Sehr geehrte(r) Besucher(in) meines Blogs, 2016 hat bei mir auf eine sehr aktive, positive und dynamische Weise begonnen.
Veröffentlichungen / Verlage Eine für mich persönlich ganz tolle Neuigkeit ist dass mein Graphic Novel Projekt, an dem ich seit einigen Monaten zeichne, nun angenommen worden ist und seit letzter Woche von einer renommierten New Yorker Literaragentur vertreten wird. Ich freue mich schon darauf, mehr über das Projekt verraten zu können. Im Moment muss ich es bei diesem kleinen Teaser belassen.
Objekt Design / Lizenzen Die Firma RITZENHOFF wird der Öffentlichkeit an der Ambiente Messe in Frankfurt (12.2. – 16.2. 2016) zwei neue Designobjekte von mir vorstellen. Es handelt sich um zwei Cappuccino Tassen & Untertassen, welche ich hier leider noch nicht zeigen darf – eben, wegen Weltpremiere oben. 🍾😉 Die Cappuccino Sets werden ab Mai 2016 international im Handel und auch im Ritzenhoff Online Shop erhältlich sein. LINK ZU WEITEREN MARSDEN DESIGNS
Neue Projekte Es kommt regelmässig vor, dass ich als Designer und Illustrator an Projekten arbeite, wo ich vertraglich zu höchster Diskretion verpflichtet bin. Dies bedeutet, dass ich oft die fertigen Arbeiten ohne Freigabe nicht in meinem Portfolio oder Blog / Newsletter vorzeigen darf und selbst über die Produktion selber schweigen muss. Ich möchte mich aber an dieser Stelle ganz generell bedanken, dass ich über die letzten Monate für diese tollen neuen Kunden kreativ sein durfte. Grosses Dankeschön an alle Beteiligten Teams. 
Logo Design Mensa, der weltweite Verein für hochbegabte Menschen (High IQ Society) hat für 2017 Nizza in Frankreich als Gastgeber für ihr International Board of Director’s meeting (IBD) erkoren. Aus einer Auswahl von Designlösungen wurde mein Design als offizielles Logo und Corporate Identity für den Event gewählt. (Logo Horizontal / Landscape hier abgebildet.)
Design des neuen Logo für WO Magnetische Wasserentkalkung-Systeme (Frankreich)
Sympathiefiguren / Character Design Eine Abteilung der Universität Bern hat mich schon vor einiger Zeit damit beauftragt eine Serie von Bären-Figuren zu entwickeln, mit Schwerpunkt dass sie auch Kinder ansprechen sollen. Im Januar durfte ich die kleine Bärenfamilie um ein neues Mitglied erweitern.
Eine weitere Figurenwicklung welche sehr Spass gemacht hat, war die Modernisierung des existierenden “Pfiffikus” für die “Si“ das Fachmagazin für SHK-Unternehmer. Ich durfte bereits schon diverse Posen und Varianten zeichnen. Diese werden jeweils als 100% Vektor Dateien in Adobe Illustrator gestaltet, welche ohne Pixel Auflösung rauf und runterskaliert werden können.
Etiketten / Verpackung Ich arbeite aktuell an einer Serie Etiketten Designs für hochwertige Französische Olivenöle und Essige. Hier ein Schulterblick auf eine nicht verwendeten Skizze.
Freie Arbeiten In meiner Freizeit und wenn ich mal in einer Projektphase eine kleine Pause einlege (Ja, auch ich mache Pausen. 😀) entspanne ich mich gerne mit kleinen Spielereien (Kritzeleien?) in meinen Skizzenbüchern, oder auf losen Blättern die in meinem Atelier herumliegen oder auch auf Tischtüchern oder Servietten… egal. Einige dieser Doodles schaffen es dann auch auf meine Facebook Seite oder meine anderen Social Media (ein weiterer Zeitvertreib). Falls Sie mich dort besuchen möchten, finden Sie die Links am Ende dieses Mails.
Hier packe ich gerade ein persönliches Projekt aus, welches frisch vom Drucker geliefert wurde. Eine moderne Interpretation eines Mond-Symbols, auf Leinwand (80cm x 60cm) gedruckt.
Druck / Print Im Januar habe ich meine Belegexemplare der Digades Dfreeeze App Broschüre mit meinem mehrseitigen Comic erhalten. Ich bin mit dem Resultat sehr zufrieden. Dfreeeze ist übrigens eine tolle Sache. Eine Fernsteuerung der Auto-Standheizung per App. Sie können sich die Broschüre hier ansehen: LINK
Für meinen sehr guten Kunden Sanafort durfte ich diverse Print Assets wie Preislisten und Konditionen gestalten. Dies beinhaltete auch Bildkorrekturen und Retuschen in Photoshop sowie Grafik, Designelemente und kleine Spotillustrationen. http://www.sanafort.ch
Video / YouTube Im neuesten Video auf meinem YouTube Kanal kann man mir folgen, wie ich das kleine Vögelchen im Header dieses Newsletter zeichne. Ich hoffe das Video macht Ihnen Spass. LINK
Ich hoffe das eine oder andere Update hat Sie interessiert. Ich bedanke mich herzlich für Ihr Interesse. Mehr zu meiner Person und meinen Zeichnungen und Designs gibt es auf meiner Homepage: www.marsdenillustration.com

Sie können mich jederzeit direkt erreichen: +33 6 42 49 82 11
e-mail: ian@marsdenillustration.com

Möchten Sie gerne über meine neuesten Illustrationen und Projekte informiert werden? Ich versende zirka viermal im Jahr eine E-mail mit Neuigkeiten und neuen Projekten. Hier können Sie meinen Newsletter abonnieren: http://eepurl.com/bFSTF9

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Social Media Links oben können angeklickt werden. Sind wir eigentlich schon auf LinkedIn miteinander verbunden? Falls nicht, würde ich mich sehr freuen in den Kreis Ihrer Verbindungen aufgenommen zu werden. https://www.linkedin.com/in/idmarsden

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Freelance Illustrator, Cartoonist and Designer on LinkedIn

Freelance Illustrator, Cartoonist, Whiteboard Explainer Video Producer and Designer on LinkedIn.

My name is Ian David Marsden and I am an experienced, professional independent illustrator, cartoonist, character designer, mascot and logo developer and whiteboard video producer.
Customer recommendations can be found on my homepage at www.marsdenillustration.com

Some of my clients include: Auto Bild, Blick Online, BOLD Werbung GmbH, Coca Cola, Coley & Associates, Chemmedia, Diesel Jeans UK, Digades, Droemer Knaur Verlag, Evonik Industries, Fox Television, Fraunhofer, Zum Goldenen Hirschen, GMX.de, Google, HauntedHollywood, John Morrison / Johnny Mundo, KHW, La Toya Jackson, Lindt Chocolate, MAD Magazine, Mac Directory, MAN, Mercedes Benz, Mövenpick, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), Deutsche Telekom, Publicis, PwC, Richmond Publishing, Ritzenhoff, Rock Brasiliano, Roland Berger, Samsung, Santillana, seele, Showtime Television, Sieber & Wolf, Strobe Solutions, Ski WM 2003, The New Yorker, Universal Music Group, Universität Zürich, Universität Bern, VISA, Wacom, YJOO

I find LinkedIn to be a very valuable and efficient tool to stay connected with my connections and to find valuable resources through their connections. If you are also using LinkedIn I would love to be added to your contacts, even if you are not currently looking for illustrations or custom designs, I will be there for the day when the need arises. You can find my profile here:

Illustrator Ian David Marsden on LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/in/idmarsden

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Get your holiday artwork from Illustrator Ian Marsden

 


Dear Friends,

Can you believe that it’ November again? It seems like the months have just flown by since I last sat down to write you a few lines from my illustration studio.

I’ve been having a lot of fun doing freehand sketches between projects. Here are some glimpses into my sketchbooks and Moleskines.


I’ve been posting some of my doodles to my Facebook page and sometimes I also upload short videos of my sketching to my YouTube channel.

Please visit these links to take a peek.

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/idmars10

Last year Digades / Dfreeeze (Digades is the market leader in the field of remote controls for car parking heaters) won an advertising award with the print campaign and scribing explainer video animation Dfreeeze “ The Winner Takes it All” featuring my artwork and characters.

This year we created a 12 page comic which continues the adventures of the main protagonists, Michael, Anne, Stefan and Julia and their Dfreeeze car heater remote control application.

I think it turned out great.

https://www.dfreeeze.de


Regular client Sanafort AG (a renowned Swiss producer of natural Reishi mushroom and other tonic herbs and food supplements) needed website and newsletter graphics for Christmas and the New Year and to advertise upcoming product launches and promotions.

As always they allowed me a lot of creative freedom and I think the results are quite elegant.


I have been in partnership with VDLR (Visuel de la Redaction) Montpellier, France (a collective of specialists for infographics and data vision) for a few months, as their main illustrator and scribing video expert.
I had a lot of fun being creative and providing the artwork on various projects mainly for the regional government…
…on a wide range of topics, from local traditional sports to mosquito control.

http://www.vdlr.fr

My very good personal friend Helmi Sigg, Swiss actor, comedian, writer and renaissance man has partnered with STEINER Meats to create their own delicious Swiss-made twist on New York Style pastrami.

He entrusted me to create the logo for this culinary delight which is aptly named ‘Pastrelmi’ after it’s creator.

Pastrelmi: http://www.pastrelmi.ch

The last few weeks have been very exciting on a personal level, as we have been preparing for my first exhibition of original drawings in quite a while.

Over 60 pieces of artwork are on display in the exhibition, organized by the Association Artistique Monet at the Espace George Brassens in St Gely du Fesc (Montpellier).

I am exhibiting together with famous French cartoonist Ptiluc and two German artists, Heike Negenborn and Carmen Stahlschmidt.

http://www.association-artistique-monet.fr/?p=5244

Here is a snapshot of the signed, limited edition posters with my artwork, which is available at the gallery.

The holiday season is right around the corner.

If you still need original cards or animations, festive illustrations or graphics for print or online, I would love to help you create them.

Elegant…


Or fun…

If you would like to see more of my artwork please visit my personal homepage at www.marsdenillustration.com

It would be my pleasure to talk to you about any new projects you might have.
Please call me at +33 6 42 49 82 11 or e-mail me at ian@marsdenillustration.com for a free consultation.


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News from Illustrator Ian Marsden – Summer 2015

 


Greetings from my illustration studio,

I would like to give you a short update on the fun and exciting projects of the last few months.

NEW CLIENTS

A big thank you and welcome to new clients:¦

Zum Goldenen Hirschen
Advertising agency
(Munich, Hamburg and Berlin – Germany)
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Rock Brasiliano
Communications and Corporate Creativity
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Coley Solutions
Smarter Performance Solutions 
We Develop Award Winning Training & Performance Solutions that Empower your Workforce.
(USA)
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A SELECTION OF RECENT PROJECTS

HENKEL
I created a series of illustrations for sanitary cleaning products for HENKEL.
The artwork needed to be visually self-explanatory without words or language.

This project was a collaboration with Rock Brasiliano
through German Illustration Agency, Die Kleinert
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More illustration samples


BEVERLY HILLS PROPERTY DEVELOPERS

Design of a crest and logo for a Los Angeles based property developer, Beverly Hills Property Developers.

More Logo and Character Designs.


UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH

The University of Zurich required an illustration to be printed on coffee mugs for a research team, with recognizable caricatures of the team members based on photographs.

More Cartoons and Caricatures


SCRIBING AND EXPLAINER VIDEOS

I have the great pleasure of creating illustrations for a series of whiteboard scribing explainer videos for the U.S. Government written and produced by Coley Solutions.

This is a long-term, ongoing project to create a library of training videos and I am delighted to be part of this collaboration.


I am very experienced in the production of Whiteboard Scribing videos.
I can produce such videos for you from A to Z in various languages. Examples of my video productions can be found on my home page.

Scribing Videos by Marsden

T-SHIRT DESIGNS FOR JOHNNY MUNDO

The T-shirts I designed for the well known U.S. pro wrestler Johnny Mundo AKA John Morrison are now available for purchase.

These designs were a lot of fun to create and I am currently working on new T-shirt designs for Johnny.

http://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestler-t-shirts-1/johnny-mundo/this-is-my-world.html


LOGO FOR ENTERTAINMENT COMMITEE 

Locally, as every summer, I designed the logo and t-shirt design for the Comité des Fetes in my southern French village.

More Logo Designs 


I hope you enjoyed this little update and if you would like to talk to me about any of your projects please call me at + 33 6 42 49 82 11 or e-mail me at ian@marsdenillustration.com 

Wishing you a wonderful summer,

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I am an independent illustrator and designer and I also produce animation and whiteboard or animatic videos.

I am available for new projects.

My full portfolio and a short bio, client list and testimonials
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T-shirt illustrations for pro wrestler Johnny Mundo – formerly John Morrison

T-shirt illustrations
for pro wrestler Johnny Mundo – formerly John Morrison

by Illustrator Ian David Marsden

T shirt illustrations for pro wrestler Johnny Mundo

 

I was delighted when I was asked by pro wrestler Johnny Mundo
to design a series of illustration for original t-shirts and sportswear
featuring his wrestling persona, signature moves and slogans.

First designs are now online and available for purchase in the shop:

http://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestler-t-shirts-1/johnny-mundo/this-is-my-world.html

More designs to follow very soon.

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