illustrateur

Drawing Videos

I am frequently called upon to create drawings for presentations and explainer videos or advertising videos or education videos.

My style of drawing videos and explainer videos differs from the vast majority of video productions because they are actual drawings which unfold, drawn by an actual artist who knows how to draw. The appearance can vary in different illustration styles, we can use color, we can use painterly brush strokes, pen, or pencil sketches. It is an actual work of art unfolding. The intrigue also lies in what unfolds first and what unfolds next.

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Artist Portrait Series

Vincent van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali cartoon portraits

Colorful cartoon caricature portraits of Pablo Picasso walking his surrealist dog, Frida Kahlo showering flower petals, Vincent van Gogh with his lovely painted easter egg and Salvador Dali dribbling his melting clock all over the place.

Artwork by illustrator and cartoonist Ian David Marsden


Full Gallery and slideshow of artist series below:

Artwork by Ian David Marsden
© Copyright 2022

Please visit gallery below
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Animated Holiday Card with Company Logo

A really fun project was this animated Holday Greeting card to be sent to the customers of my commissioning client.

The briefing required a nice, hand-drawn cozy looking winter scene. We opted for an inviting winter chalet in the woods surrounded by snow covered trees and featuring the AN2V logo.

The drawing is rendered as a timelapse video. Watch the drawing unfold, a lovely winter forest scene, a chalet with warm light spilling out onto the snow, and then the company logo is drawn, illuminated by the warm glow. A gorgeous, warm and elegant holiday card solution.

The video was also delivered as an animated GIF so that it could be used and viewed in e-mails directly on all devices.

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Fun Animated and Illustrated Greeting Cards

Below a YouTube video presentation of 10 animated greeting cards for various occasions. I had the pleasure of inventing and designing this series of animated greeting cards for client 1&1 Mail & Media GmbH for GMX, Web.de, Mail.com Germany via the agency dieKLEINERT.de

The topics that were presented to me in the briefing were: Happy Birthday, I’m Sorry, Thank You, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Get Well Soon, Happy New Year and Thank You!

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Mascot Design Logo FIS Ski World Championship 2003 St. Moritz

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

I n 2002 I was contacted by the organization for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in the renowned pristine alpine resort town of St. Moritz, Switzerland. I was informed, that I had been chosen as the designer and illustrator to create the official mascot for the event.

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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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JOHNNY – SLAMTOWN “Office of Mayor” – Wrestling T-shirt

I already had the pleasure of designing several original custom T-shirt designs for the U.S. wrestler John Hennigan
(John Morrison / Johnny Impact / Johnny Nitro / Johnny Mundo)

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Wine Surfers – Custom Illustration for Invitation

Custom Illustration for a personal invitation based on photographs provided by the client. The people needed to be recognizable and the drawing had to have a connection to surfing and also to wine.

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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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