Whiteboard Explainer Videos

Ian David Marsden can be your all-in-one production house for whiteboard, explainer or motion graphics videos.


Please contact me to discuss YOUR project
+33 (0)6 42 49 82 11 or ian@marsdenillustration.com

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Hand-made Whiteboard Videos

What makes Marsden videos special?


Custom-made by internationally published experienced illustrator and cartoonist
Ian David Marsden. Bi-lingual in English and German and with excellent French
I work with clients worldwide and produce videos in various languages.

 

Allow me to tell you more, in this short 3 minute video:

A video combining scribing with live action:

 

 

Client: Max Curious, New York City
for “All Stars Project”, 2016

 

 

Some examples of a production in 3 languages:

Beispielvideo auf Deutsch mit der Stimme von Schauspieler Kaspar Eichel

Example Video in English with the voice of David A. Watson

Vidéo en Français avec la voix de Daniel Beretta

Every video I create for my clients is hand-crafted and bespoke.
They are made with care and precision.

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No clip-art or stock art. No re-usable characters, no repeated faces. 
I never re-use elements of scenery or backgrounds from different productions.

My aim is very high production value with fair flat-rate pricing.
My flat rate quote per project means no surprises with extra hours or overtime.

50% of my fee is paid on commencement of the project.
The second half on completion of the videos and any other agreed assets.*

*The transfer of usage rights and/or the grant of any reproduction rights in other media
are transferred on receipt of full payment.

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Knowledge Nuggets for the Federal Acquisition Institute:

(character designs, illustrations and backgrounds by Ian David Marsden)
https://www.fai.gov/media-library/collection/knowledge-nugget


If your script or concept is not fully developed yet, I can be of assistance 
 conceptualising the video and by providing creative input and ideas.
It is quite common that I help write the scripts.

Once a rough script has been approved, I will create a penciled/scribbled storyboard.
At this stage we can still file away the rough edges and improve the flow.
During the storyboard phase I might come up with some additional ideas for
appealing visuals or funny or interesting elements we could add to the script.

Once the script and storyboard have been finalized and signed off by the client
I create the final artwork for all the scenes. Here again we can ensure that absolutely everything
is perfect before we even go into the video and post-production and adding hands and effects.

Needless to say during the entire production, you will be dealing and interacting
with me personally, not assistants or members of my team.

Likewise, I guarantee that the final artwork, based on the approved storyboard, 
will be hand-drawn by me personally.

Some Example Videos

Click the left or right arrows in the slideshow below
and then VIEW MORE to play the video you would like to watch
Or click on the YouTube Videos below.

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More Video Samples: Ian David Marsden Whiteboard Videos

Vitalpilze – Produktion
(German – French – English)
Hawlik Gesundheitsprodukte GmbH
2017



Playing / Growing
(English)
Max Curious Agency
New York City
October 2016



We Are What We Are
(English)
Max Curious Agency
New York City
October 2016


Digades 
(German – English)
Dfreeeze Remote Control Car Heater App – 2015



Sens Digital, Montpellier, France
Click and Collect
(French – Francais)
2015

Classic Animation
Animated video and character design (not scribing)
Brightbulb Solutions
Client: Hairloss.com

 

What art styles are available?


The artwork can be very simple or highly complex.
Many different styles can be used in a whiteboard video.

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 Still image from Animated Motion Video in a style
reminiscent of Pop Art or Classic Comics
Client: Dräger
The artwork from the videos was also used
in print on comic posters and print materials
(Seperate and additional usage rights)

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Video to explain a production process in a lightly watercolored and hand drawn style

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Whiteboard Video for All Stars

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Still image from  Animated Motion Video in a style
reminiscent of Pop Art or Classic Comics
Client: Dräger
The artwork from the videos was also used
in print on comic posters and print materials
(Seperate and additional usage rights)

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Still image from Animated Motion Video in a style
reminiscent of Pop Art or Classic Comics
Client: Dräger
The artwork from the videos was also used
in print on comic posters and print materials
(Seperate and additional usage rights)

Even though most whiteboard videos are kept in a black and white art style,
often with a line quality that resembles markers or chalk, the line art
can also be very clean, refined and highly detailed.

any style you see in the galleries of my portfolio can be used in your video.
Marsden Art Portfolio:
https://marsdenillustration.com/portfolio/

The video can be cute, funny or also very clean and business like,
depending on your message and your target audience.

Animation Style:

All kinds of animation styles are at your disposal.

There is, of course, the traditional “drawing hand” and also the “flat sliding hand”
which slides elements in and out and many other
animated effects and video techniques can be used.

The hand can write titles or certain text passages from the voiceover to stress their importance, or we can slide in speech bubbles next to characters.
Parts of the artwork can also just appear, fade in and out or “pop” in with a little wobble and a sound effect.



Public Drawing Appearances

I am available for live drawing and live scribing events.

A day rate plus travel and lodging expenses is added
to the production fee and usage rights of any media.

Please contact me directly for a consultation.

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Download PDF with art samples: Drawings, Cartoons, Comics, Graphic Novels, Children’s Books

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Download PDF with art samples:
Advertising, Marketing, Merchanidising, Vector Art,
Logos, Design, Character Design, Mascots

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