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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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Article sur Ian Marsden – Autour du Pic

Je tiens à remercier le magazine Autour du Pic et son rédacteur en chef, Olivier Westermann, pour avoir publié un article d’une page entière sur moi et mon travail.

J’ai eu le plaisir de faire un dessin personnalisé pour accompagner l’article à l’occasion du remplacement de la croix du Pic Saint Loup qui avait été vandalisée.

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Photoshop Image Retouching for Comedy Video

This was a super fun assigment for the Johner Institute in Konstanz for a custom produced April Fool’s Day Video. I got to convert Professor Christian Johner into a new rising star Swiss Politician. Apparently I did a good job because almost nobody recognized him.

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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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Avatar and Character Design

(… and SUPER HEROES)

Avatars and character designs to be used in print, motion graphics, whiteboard videos, or explainer videos. Detailed and shaded in different styles or flat line art and vector graphics. Delivered on layers ready for import into your layout software or Premiere or After Effects.

Various different vector character avatars
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Sanafort Vitamins and Minerals Packaging, Catalog and Flyers

Design of the logo and exterior packaging / boxes and the interior bottle labeling – color coordinated design for Sanafort Vitamins and Minerals. Design of all marketing sheets, flyers, brochures and catalogs.

Vitamin and Minerals – Product Sheets and Flyers
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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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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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