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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

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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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Cartoon Dogs Doggie Character Designs by Marsden

Doggies by Marsden
Cute Dog Character Designs

King Dog, Dog running with bone, King dog with napkin, crown, knife and fork, waiter dog with tray and bone.

These are some cute, cartoon dogs and character designs by artist Ian David Marsden for licensing and merchandising.

Vector Artwork created in Adobe Illustrator.

Full Portfolio here: http://marsdenillustration.com/portfolio/

Bio Ian Marsden English | Bio Ian Marsden Français | Bio Ian Marsden Deutsch

http://www.marsdenillustration.com
All characters are © Copyright 2014 Ian David Marsden and may not be used in any way without written permission.

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All artwork © Copyright 2014 by Ian David Marsden
More information about Ian, a brief biography, some testimonials and a client list can be found HERE.

Contact Ian Marsden for a free quote for your project: E-mail

Bio Ian Marsden English | Bio Ian Marsden Français | Bio Ian Marsden Deutsch

 

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