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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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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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Custom Original Artwork as Exclusive Gifts

 

Custom Exclusive Artwork based on your instructions and photographs – (people or animals) by award-winning international artist. A highly unique and personal gift for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations. You receive an original hand inked and painted piece of art.

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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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My new graphic novel MARVIN is now available

My new graphic novel titled: Marvin: Based on The Way I Was by Marvin Hamlisch is now available in physical bookstores and online bookstores! Pick one up and have a look inside next time you are browsing the aisles and shelves.

Adapted and illustrated by Ian David Marsden
www.marsdenillustration.com

Stopwatch and Moviola – MARVIN

Marvin: Based on The Way I Was by Marvin Hamlisch
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9780764359040
Number of pages: 64
Dimensions: 228 x 152 mm

Ian David Marsden on AMAZON
amazon.com/author/iandavidmarsden

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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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Live-Drawing and Graphic Recordings

Live-drawings or graphic recordings for professional events: private views, seminars, meetings, PR events, sales presentations.

A video combining scribing with live action:

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

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Schweizer Land Liebe – Wo wächst der beste Pinot?

Wo wächst der beste Pinot?
Illustration: Ian David Marsden
Schweizer Land-Liebe
Mai/Juni 2019

Santé! Über Geschmack kann man sich streiten. Land-Liebe Experten und Weinliebhaber Geny Hess und Elsbeth Hobmeier über die Diva – den Pinot noir.

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Marsden Doodle History “Inside Google” Official Google Blog – Google Doodles

Google Doodles down Memory Lane

Google is celebrating their 20-year existence!

I was delighted and honored that I got a shoutout in the recent “Inside Google” Blog post celebrating the history of the Google Doodles.

Many thanks to Google and Ryan Germick the Principal Doodle Design director.

https://www.blog.google/inside-google/doodles/doodle-me-20-notable-doodles-google-history/

 

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