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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.



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.

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.

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.


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.

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.


Or fun…

If you would like to see more of my artwork please visit my personal homepage at

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 for a free consultation.



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Neues von Illustrator Ian Marsden – Sommer 2015


Neues von Illustrator Ian David Marsden

Viele Grüsse aus meinem Illustrations Atelier,

Ich würde Ihnen gerne ein kurzes Update über meine Projekte der letzten Zeit geben.

Mehr zu meiner Person: LINK

Ein grosses Dankeschön an diese neuen Kunden, welche ich herzlich willkommen heisse…
Zum Goldenen Hirschen
(München, Hamburg und Berlin – Deutschland)
Rock Brasiliano
Communications and Corporate Creativity
Wir sind ein ideengeführtes Unternehmen für Communications und Corporate Creativity. Unsere Stärke besteht darin, den strategisch-analytischen Scharfsinn mit der Kreativität von Designern, Vordenkern und Textgestaltern intelligent zu kombinieren.
(Hamburg – Deutschland)
Coley Solutions
Smarter Performance Solutions â„¢
We Develop Award Winning Training & Performance Solutions that Empower your Workforce.

Ich hatte das grosse Vergnügen eine Serie von Illustrationen für Reinigungsprodukte der Firma HENKEL zu zeichnen. Hierbei war wichtig, dass die Aussage ohne Text oder sprachliche Elemente verständlich ist.

Kunde: Rock Brasiliano

Dieser Auftrag wurde durch die Illustratoren Repräsentanz, Die Kleinert in München erteilt. Jutta Kleinert repräsentiert mich in Deutschland exklusiv.

Weitere Beispiele: Illustrationen


für Print, Powerpoint und Multimedia.

YJOO ist eine Agentur für Kommunikation, die durch Relevanz Orientierung und nachhaltige Vertrauens-beziehungen schafft. Wir entwickeln Strategien, Inhalte, Form, Design und Prozesse schweizweit an unseren Standorten Zürich, St.Gallen, Rolle und Lugano.

Weitere Beispiele von Business Illustrationen


Design eines Logos in Form eines Wappens für die Immobilienfirma Beverly Hills Property Developers.

Weitere Logo und Character Designs.


Ein Forschungsteam der Universität Zürich wollte eine Tasse mit einem Comic herstellen lassen und hat mich als Zeichner angefragt ob folgendes möglich ist: Diverse Teammitglieder sollten darauf als Karikaturen vorkommen. Der fertige Comic / Cartoon wurde anhand von Fotos der einzelnen Forscher gezeichnet und das Team war begeistert.

(Vektorillustration in Adobe Illustrator auf Porzellan gedruckt).

Weitere Cartoons und Karikaturen


Für eine Reihe von Trainingsvideos für die U.S Regierung welche durch die Firma Coley Solutions produziert werden, gestalte ich aktuell alle Figuren, Character Designs und Illustrationen.

Die Herausforderung dieses recht umfangreichen und langfristigen Projektes hat mich stark interessiert und ich und der Kunde sind mit den Endresultaten sehr zufrieden.

Ich habe Erfahrung in der Produktion von Whiteboard Scribing Explainer Videos.
Von der Idee, über das Storyboard, Figurengestaltung, Illustration, über die Tonproduktion mit männlichen und weiblichen Sprechern in diversen Sprachen bis hin zur HD Video Produktion mit hervorragenden Video Studios, kann ich gerne für Sie von A bis Z solche Videos produzieren.
Diverse Beispiele finden Sie auf meiner home page.Scribing Videos by Marsden

Die ersten T-Shirt Designs welche ich für den Amerikanischen Ringer Johnny Mundo AKA John Morrison zeichnen durfte sind nun erhältlich.
Es hat sehr viel Spass gemacht für Johnny diese Illustrationen anzufertigen. Weitere Motive sind momentan in Bearbeitung.


Auch diesen Sommer habe ich für das Fest-Komitee in “meinem” kleinen Südfranzösichen Dorf wieder das Logo für das Dorffest gestaltet, welches auf T-shirts, Bandanas und Tassen gedruckt wird.

Weitere Logo Designs 

Ich hoffe der eine oder andere Beitrag in meinem kleinen Newsletter hat Sie interessiert. Wenn Sie mit mir über eines Ihrer Projekte sprechen möchten, können Sie mich direkt unter +33 6 42 49 82 11 oder per Mail erreichen.

Ich wünsche Ihnen einen wunderschönen Sommer.





Ich heisse Ian David Marsden und bin ein erfahrener freischaffender Illustrator, Designer und Animator 

Ich bin für neue Projekte verfügbar.

Mein Portfolio und eine kurze Biografie, Kundenliste und Referenzen finden Sie auf meiner Homepage

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Order an autographed and personally dedicated children’s book

Order a children’s book illustrated by Ian Marsden with a personalized dedication and autograph.

Personally signed and dedicated books from Ian Marsden

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“The Secret Egg” is a delightful, fun and colourful children’s book for young readers written by John Townsend and published in 2015 by Ransom Publishing in the Ransom Reading Stars series for young readers.

Beautifully illustrated by artist Ian David Marsden in vivid colors, you can now own or gift a hand-signed copy of this book dedicated to the person of your choice. A wonderful gift idea for a child’s birthday or even for collectors of autographed children’s books.

It is the story of a man who find a mysterious egg on the bus. Back at home he hatches the egg with the help of his cat, with a fun and surprising outcome. The word count is 362.

Order a hand-signed / autographed copy by Ian Marsden with a personal dedication to any name you wish.

Example of hand signed book

Get a signed and dedicated book to any name

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ORDER VIA PAYPAL – you can order with one click via the PayPal button below. All credit cards accepted.

The price is ONLY 9,50 Euro including the book, the personal signature / dedication by Ian Marsden and shipping (airmail) world-wide. (!)

Just enter the name and desired dedication in the field below and order with one click. Please be sure to enter a valid delivery address.
Due to the personalised nature of the books: All sales are final. No returns or exchanges.
Books usually ship within 48 hours of receiving the order via the French postal service. Delivery times vary, depending on your location and on the postal service(s).

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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.


A big thank you and welcome to new clients:¦

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

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

More illustration samples


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

More Logo and Character Designs.


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


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


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.


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 

Wishing you a wonderful summer,





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

My artist page on Facebook



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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:

More designs to follow very soon.

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Dessin Taureau avec chapeau de paille et pastis pour des comités des fetes ou fetes votives

DESSIN TAUREAU avec chapeau paille, croix camarguais et pastis

Dessin en noir et blanc, haute resolution 300 dpi JPEG RGB TAUREAU FETE VOTIVE

Toute utilisation non commerciale est autorisée.

Je vous donne permission de utiliser ce dessin de taureau pour vos affiches, shirts, flyer, bannières ou pour votre comite.

Dessin Taureau avec chapeau de paille et pastis pour des comités des fetes ou fetes votives

Taureau Fete Votive Camargue Languedoc Pastis Comite des Fetes

Dessin: Ian David Marsden
© Copyright 2015

Stockart Clipart License Free Royalty Free
Dessin BD Cartoon Logo Taureau pour fete votive Croix Camarguais Languedoc illustration

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