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MARVIN is 1st Place Winner in the Graphic Novel category of the 2020 Purple Dragonfly Awards

I am thrilled to announce that my book MARVIN about the life of Broadway and Hollywood composer Marvin Hamlisch has won 1st Place in the Graphic Novel Category of the 2020 Purple Dragonfly Awards.

https://www.dragonflybookawards.com/purple-dragonfly-contest-winners

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Official Mascot FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

(with YouTube Video Radio Interview with Mascot Designer Ian Marsden)

I had the distinct pleasure back in 2002 of being contacted by the organization for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in the renowned pristine alpine resort town of St. Moritz, Switzerland. I had been chosen to design the official mascot for the event.

This character design was my first foray into the world of mascot designs and logo character design and opened the door for many subsequent projects I was invited to participate in.

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Creative Together! Connected Ink 21-hour Drawing Party

Creative Together! Connected Ink 21-hour Drawing Party

Celsys is pleased to announce the Creative Together! Connected Ink 21-hour Drawing Party at Wacom’s Connected Ink, one of the world’s most advanced digital pen & stationery events.

Drawing LIVE, Tuesday November 17, 2020 from 20:00 to 21:30 (CET) on the
Theme: THE CITY AT NIGHT, Ian David Marsden (France) will be drawing on his Wacom Cintiq 27 QHD Touch in Clip Studio Paint software.

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Volkswagen Sedric Concept Illustrations

A series of illustrations created for a presentation for Volkswagen Sedric Concept vehicle. Digital line art and watercolor in Photoshop CC 2020.

Volkswagen Sedric Concept – at the studio
Volkswagen Sedric Concept – arrival at studio

Artist: Ian David Marsden
www.marsdenillustration.com

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Erklaervideos in Deutscher Sprache

Was macht Marsden Videos einzigartig?

Maßgeschneidert von international veröffentlichten, erfahrenen Illustrator und Cartoonisten und diplomierten Animator Ian David Marsden.

Zweisprachig in Englisch und Deutsch und mit exzellenten Französischkentnissen arbeite ich mit Kunden welteit und produziere Videos in verschiedenen Sprachen.

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Artist Instagram and TikTok with lots of sketches, doodles and live drawings

It’s been a while since I updated my news blog. Things have been rather quiet on the project front due to the pandemic (like for many), so I don’t have a lot of new client work to show you, but I thought I would say a quick hello.

I recently started a TikTok channel, where I mostly post recordings of live drawings (digital and analog). So if you are on there and enjoy drawings, drop by and have a look.

I only have 120 followers here so far, so you can become a member of a highly exlusive club. 😀

https://www.tiktok.com/@iandavidmarsden?lang=en

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Caricature Portrait for Product Label

Personalized labels and packaging.

A fun caricature for labels for various agricultural products and drinks, created based on a photograph.

cartoon portraits from photographs
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Latest Illustration Projects and News

My homepage and my illustration portfolio have been completely updated with many new projects, drawings, animations and designs.

As always I am here for all your illustration, animation and design needs in many different styles.

Below a few current examples.

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Whiteboard Videos – Custom Made, High Quality, Great Rates

 

Custom Designed Whiteboard Videos

Custom-made white board videos, by internationally published experienced illustrator and cartoonist Ian David Marsden.
Cartoons sold to MAD Magazine, The New Yorker and many more.
Illustrations for international business clients and advertising campaigns.
Logos and Mascot Designs for large scale events like the Ski World Championship 2003 in St. Moritz, Switzerland
and designer of the very first Google Doodles.

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I received my first proof copy of my new graphic novel “Marvin”

I am very excited. I have just received my first proof copy of my new graphic novel “Marvin” from my publisher Schiffer Books.

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Ian Marsden illustrator Instagram

Follow me and my sketches, adventures and travels on Instagram 😊

Instagram Marsdenillustration

www.instagram.com/marsdenillustration

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Business Comics

Comics are wonderful way of communicating concepts and ideas to an audience of all ages and also across all languages.

From story concept to character design to illustration artwork I am experienced in creating custom tailor made comics for international clients.

Comics can be used for in-house training or communication as well as external advertising. The same comics can also be used in motion graphics or animated videos which can be produced at the same time.

Client: Various
Media: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Clip Studio Paint EX + more

Many styles are available.
PORFOLIO

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