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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)
LINK
Rock Brasiliano
Communications and Corporate Creativity
LINK
Coley Solutions
Smarter Performance Solutions 
We Develop Award Winning Training & Performance Solutions that Empower your Workforce.
(USA)
LINK
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
LINK

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
can be viewed on my homepage Marsden Illustration
http://marsdenillustration.com

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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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La Linea – Viva Cavandoli

La Linea – Viva Cavandoli

From April 10 to May 31, 2015
Musil of Rodengo Saiano, Brescia Italy
http://www.musilbrescia.it/sedi/rodengo_saiano/default.asp

A tribute to the amazing imagination, humor and art of famous Italian Cartoonist Osvaldo Cavandoli creator of La Linea.
On Facebook: Viva Cavandoli

Here is my contribution to the exhibition and Tribute Book. I will most likely be present in person at the opening ceremony also.

La Linea – Cavandoli Tribute Cartoon Illustration by Ian David Marsden

La Linea Cavandoli tribute by artist Ian David Marsden

 

 

 

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Interview with Illustrator Ian David Marsden in FrenchEntrée Magazine

Interview with Illustrator Ian David Marsden in French Entrée Magazine
Issue 108 , Jan/Feb 2015

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Sylvia Davis from FrenchEntrée speaks with Ian David Marsden about living and working in the little wine village of Vacquières, in the Hérault region of the Languedoc-Roussillon. France.

http://www.frenchentree.com

CLICK On the image below to see a larger version and read the article. >

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(CLICK On the imageto see a larger version and read the article.)

 

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Halloween Monster Drawing Tutorial Videos Wacom Cintiq and Adobe Illustrator

Halloween Monster Drawing Tutorial Videos in Adobe Illustrator

Just in time for Halloween: A brand new series of “How To Draw” videos where I show how I create a basic rough sketch in Autodesk SketchBook  Pro software.
>LINK to software

This is what the rough sketch looked like when it was completed:
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and then I placed this rough sketch on a template layer inside my Adobe Illustrator document and drew and inked the line art for the three characters, the Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin, the witch/vampire lady and the werewolf.
Finally I also colored the artwork in illustrator using flats and shading and also several gradients.

The final artwork looks like this and is 100% vector art so it has no pixels and can be scaled to any size losslessly.

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Follow me along in the following tutorial videos. If you have any questions please post them as a comment under the videos in my YouTube channel and I will try to answer them as quickly as possible.
Also please don’t forget to like my Facebook page to stay updated about new projects and new videos I am uploading. Facebook is also a good way to get in touch with me if you have any questions about what I am doing in these videos.

Video 1: Digital Sketching in Autodesk SketchBook Pro

Video 2: Inking the lines of the Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Pumpkin in Adobe Illustrator

Video 3: Inking the lines of the witch/vampire lady character in Adobe Illustrator

Video 4: Inking the lines of the fierce werewolf cartoon character in Adobe Illustrator

Video 5: A look “behind the scenes” of the final color vector Halloween art in Adobe Illustrator

Thanks for watching. Please visit my website http://www.marsdenillustration.com for by bio and more samples of my artwork.
I am an independent illustrator and I am available for projects.

You can also find me on Facebook – Click Like! if you enjoyed these videos and if you would like to keep up to date with my latest projects and new YouTube videos.

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Original Ian David Marsden cartoon art gallery is now open.

Original Ian David Marsden cartoon art gallery is now open.

Welcome to the Ian Marsden original art gallery and on-line shop!

VISIT THE SHOP HERE!

http://www.marsdenillustration.com/shop/

A new section of my website has just opened up. It’s a little shop where collectors and fans of original cartoon art can purchase select pieces from my own personal archives and collections.

Many of them have been published and some are over 20 years old, so it’s a bit of a walk down memory lane and there is a lot of fun stuff to see.

These originals look great framed in private homes, offices or even waiting rooms or other areas where walls can use some serious heightening of the “interesting factor”.
They also make WONDERFUL GIFT IDEAS. (Hint, hint.)

I would be delighted to add a personal dedication or custom sentence to the bottom of any piece.
Please let me know via e-mail when you purchase a drawing.

Also I will be adding more pieces, so keep checking back from time to time.

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Buy original Ian David Marsden cartoon art. A new section of my marsden illustration website has just opened up. It’s a little shop where collectors and fans of original cartoon art can purchase select pieces from my own personal archives and collections.

Be the owner of some serious tech history!

There are some classic pieces on display, such as the very first google doodles EVER.

http://marsdenillustration.com/shop/original-artwork-first-google-doodle-1/

http://marsdenillustration.com/shop/original-artwork-first-google-doodle-2/

http://marsdenillustration.com/shop/original-artwork-first-google-doodle-3/

Even if you are not looking to purchase any art, I hope you enjoy your visit to the gallery.

All the best,

Ian Marsden

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