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Happy Holidays! – Meilleurs Voeux! – Frohe Festtage!

Animated Santa Claus and Rudolph Cartoon
Wishing you a very happy Holiday Season and may the New Year be full of wonderful surprises, good health and happiness.
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Je vous souhaite une année riche en belles surprises, en petites joies et grands bonheurs.

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Ich wünsche ihnen Frohe Festtage, einen guten Rutsch und möge das neue Jahr schöne Überraschungen, gute Gesundheit und viel Freude bringen.

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Ian Marsden Christmas
Ian David Marsden – Illustrator – Designer – Animator
http://www.marsdenillustration.com

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Erklärvideo von A bis Z – Wir machen das für Sie

Erklärvideo von A bis Z – Wir machen das für Sie

Erklärvideos massgeschneidert für Sie angefertigt, von der Erstberatung über das Konzept und Script, das Storyboard, die Illustrationen und die fertige Videoproduktion, Musik, Soundeffekte und männliche und weibliche Sprecher in Deutsch und auch in anderen Sprachen. Alle Illustrationen und Designs werden ausschließlich von Ian David Marsden gestaltet und gezeichnet, das Video wird von einem professionellen Video Team zusammengestellt.

Sie wollen Ihr Produkt oder Ihre Dienstleistung auf eine einfache aber doch einprägsame Art erklären? Nutzen Sie dieses populäre und effiziente neue Marketing Tool: Das Erklärvideo.
(Auf Englisch auch Whiteboard oder Scribing Video genannt.)

Beispiel: Ein Erklärvideo für die brandneue App D-Freeeze von der Firma Digades,
welche es ermöglicht vom Smartphone aus die Standheizung zu bedienen:

Der Zuschauer bleibt interessiert, weil sich in der Animation vor seinen Augen immer wieder etwas neues Abspielt, oder sich aus dem einen etwas weiteres entfaltet oder entwickelt. Diese Videos können sowohl verspielt wie auch elegant sein und in diversen Stilrichtungen gezeichnet sein. Von groben Skizzen und Scribbles, wie halt auf einem richtigen Whiteboard oder “weissen Brett”, es kann auch eine Kinderhand sein die mit Kreide auf eine schwarze Tafel zeichnet oder mehr ausgeklügelte Illustrationen und Animationen, auch in Farbe.

Für Ihre Homepage, Ihren YouTube Kanal, Mailings, Messepräsentationen, Unternehmenskommunikation, Werbe Kampagnen, Marketing, interne oder externe Schulungen… Ihre Message wird anschaulich und einleuchtend erklärt ohne das Interesse des Zuschauers zu verlieren.

Kontaktieren Sie mich, Ian Marsden, (E-mail Link) oder Telefon: +33 6 42 49 82 11 für ein unverbindliches Gespräch.

Nach diesem ersten Gespräch wird für Sie ein unverbindlicher Kostenvoranschlag mit einem Pauschalpreis für Ihr Video inklusive Nutzungsrechte zusammengestellt.

Ich würde mich freuen von Ihnen zu hören. Besten Dank.

 

 

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News from Illustrator Ian David Marsden

 

News and Updates from Illustrator Ian Marsden


The few months since my last update have been highly active and interesting.

I have had the pleasure of welcoming several new clients and collaborating, drawing and generally being creative on many fun new projects.

Here are a few brief highlights of what I have been up to.

PUBLISHING

I welcomed Richmond Publishing / Santillana as new clients and had the wonderful opportunity of creating a series of illustrations for educational materials.

CLICK HERE for my full portfolio.

DESIGN & LICENSING

I am very pleased to announce that I have added a 6th object bearing the Marsden signature to the Design Collection for renowned German glasswork manufacturer  RITZENHOFF 

My latest creation is a 50 cl Beer Glass featuring a little Viking Character who appears to be quite ready for action (or at least ready for another refreshing pint).


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

ADVERTISING

Another new client I had the pleasure of welcoming is digades.

I was entrusted with the task of creating a series of illustrations for print ads and posters showing the efficiency and ease of use of their new dfreeeze app, with which you can remote control your car heater from your smart phone.

https://www.dfreeeze.de/winter

I also produced 2 Whiteboard Scribing videos in English and in German for the dfreeze product using the same characters and illustrations. (see below)


WHITEBOARD VIDEOS

English and German Language Whiteboard Scribing Explainer Video produced for digades and their dfreeeze app explain the dfreeeze app and how it works in a playful yet elegant way.

English Video: http://youtu.be/9rn4cujsVNs

German Video: http://youtu.be/jIWmPaZ5n0A

More about Whiteboard Explainer Videos: http://marsdenillustration.com/whiteboard/


WEB AND INTERACTIVE

I had a lot of fun with this recent assignment for GMX.net, for which I was invited to design a series of animated GIF Greeting cards for various occasions such as Halloween, Christmas and the New Year.

https://navigator.gmx.net/
(a GMX account is required to access the cards)

PERSONAL PROJECTS

Last but not least I was able to complete some personal projects and I created and uploaded some new tutorial videos for my own personal YouTube channel.

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

In this latest series of videos I show how I draw on my Wacom Cintiq pen display, which has become an invaluable tool for me, in Adobe Illustrator software.

I demonstrate how I create vector line art for various Halloween characters such as a Jack-O-Lantern, a Witch/Vampire Lady and a Werewolf. In a separate video I also show how I color a cartoon illustration of Santa Claus


Well that about wraps up this little news update. Thank you for your interest.

My name is Ian Marsden and I am an independent illustrator, cartoonist, designer and animator and I am available for new projects.

My full portfolio and a short bio, client list and testimonials can be viewed on my homepage
http://marsdenillustration.com

More frequent updates about what I am currently working on can be seen on my Blog.

I also have an artist page on Facebook as Ian David Marsden
Of course I would be delighted if you LIKE my page.
https://www.facebook.com/IanDavidMarsden


Thank you very much for your interest in my work. I really appreciate it.

Best regards,

 

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Professional independent illustrator and cartoonist at your service

Professional independent illustrator, designer, animator and cartoonist at your service

Hi, my name is Ian Marsden and I am an independent freelance illustrator, designer and cartoonist.

I work in various styles and I specialize in such areas as vector digital art, advertising illustration, graphics for business and educational use, character design, logo design, mascot design as well as caricature and cartoons.

The enclosed poster shows you a small example of the range of styles and areas of expertise I work in.

Please visit my portfolio on my website at http://www.marsdenillustration.com for more art samples and the latest up to date projects.

My illustration portfolio is divided into several categories:

GOOGLE DOODLES  |  ADVERTISING ILLUSTRATION | EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATION | RITZENHOFF DESIGN COLLECTION | BUSINESS ILLUSTRATION | LOGO AND CHARACTER DESIGN | CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATION | CARTOONS and COMICS

I also specialize in producing and illustrating Whiteboard Scribing Explainer Videos. Here is a YouTube channel with some samples.

Please call me at +33 6 42 49 82 11 or e-mail me for a free estimate and to discuss your project.

This is where you can find my LinkedIn Profile: fr.linkedin.com/in/idmarsden/

I look forward to hearing from you,
Ian David Marsden

Independent illustrator and cartoonist Ian Marsden

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Beer Glass Design for RITZENHOFF Design Collection

Beer Glass Design for RITZENHOFF Design Collection

Click here to see ALL of Ian Marsden’s Ritzenhoff Designs

A brand new beer glass design for RITZENHOFF.
A Weizenbier (white beer) glass with a fun original viking character created by artist and illustrator Ian David Marsden.

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This high quality crystal RITZENHOFF Design Collection beer glass holds 500 ml and features a fun little viking character with a metallic gold helmet, sword and axe.
Left and right there is a floating, sparkling gold beer glass design.

The unique beer glass ships in a black Designer tube and includes 5 custom coasters to match the design with the designers signature on the back.

This is the perfect gift for any chieftain or tribal leader (a family counts as a tribe, doesn’t it?)  who occasionally enjoys a chilled, frothy beverage.

http://www.ritzenhoff.de/weizen-design-weizenbierglas-mit-bierdeckeln-ian-d-marsden-herbst-2014-1020191.html

Design Weizenbierglas mit Bierdeckeln Ian D. Marsden Autumn 2014 Article # 1020180 www.ritzenhoff.de

Abmessungen:
• Höhe: 23 cm
• Durchmesser: 8,5 cm
• Inhalt: 500 ml
• Bierdeckel Durchmesser: 10,7 cm

Material:
• Hochwertiges Kristallglas

 

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

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The Toyes – Website Illustrations and animated music video

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The Toyes – Website Illustrations and animated music video for “Smoke 2 Joints” Character Design, Cartoon Illustrations of the Band Members, Illustrations and Flash Animation By Ian David Marsden It was a great pleasure for me to create illustrated cartoon versions of the band members of The Toyes as well as designing a whole bunch of other fun characters such as smoking and dancing trees and several aliens in their UFOs for the animated music video for the classic Toyes Song “Smoke 2 Joints”

Still Frame from the video "Smoke 2 Joints" by The Toyes

Still Frame from the video “Smoke 2 Joints” by The Toyes illustrated and animated by Ian David Marsden – www.marsdenillustration.com

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Watch scenes from the music video and how I work inside Adobe Flash software:

I also created a whole series of illustrations for the official website of The Toyeshttp://www.thetoyes.com which were also really fun to create. There is an illustration or character for each of the song titles on their latest album. toyes-bandsite-marsden       toyes-website2-marsden Character Design, Cartoon Illustrations of the Band Members, Illustrations and Flash Animation By Ian David Marsden
Freelance Illustrator, Designer, Cartoonist and Animator http://marsdenillustration.com

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

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Book Cover Design: The Art of the Personal Statement by Alex Thaler

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Cover Design: The Art of the Personal Statement by Alex Thaler

Cover Illustration by Ian David Marsden
www.marsdenillustration.com

Ian Marsden is an experienced illustrator who has worked with business and corporate clients on various projects.
Please visit the Portfolio for further work samples.

 

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Book Cover Digital vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator CS5.

 

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Digital vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator CS5 by illustrator Ian David Marsden.

Alex Thaler: Founder and CEO of DearAdmissions.com, Founder and Managing Member of AllionEssay.com, Author of “The Art of the Personal Statement.”, Over ten years of experience in test prep/admissions consulting. See: http://alexthalerconsulting.com

Order The Art of the Personal Statement directly on Amazon here:
http://www.amazon.com/The-Personal-Statement-Alex-Thaler/dp/1489544291

 

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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“Hair is Important” animated Flash videos for website and YouTube

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“Hair is Important”

Hairloss.com animated Flash videos for website and YouTube

This is an example of an animated Flash video created together with Bright Bulb Solutions in Los Angeles for the Hairloss.com website.

Hairloss.com is the United States’  number one resource for hair loss information, advice, solutions and products. HairLoss.com is the number one resource for hair loss sufferers.

Storyboard, Character Design, Illustrations and Flash Animation:
Ian David Marsden
www.marsdenillustration.com

Client: Bright Bulb Solutions
www.brightbulbsolutions.com

for
Hairloss.com

 

More videos from the same series can be seen in the “True Beauty” Playlist on YouTube here:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAD580FFC4D9EB12B

 

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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