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News from Ian David Marsden’s illustration studio – October 2018

Welcome to my latest Fall 2018 newsletter with a glimpse of what I am currently working on and recently completed projects.



Dear Reader,

It has been quite a while since my last newsletter. I have been so deeply involved in various projects that I simply did not get around to writing and putting one together for you. I always love to be very busy and active, but it is now really high time to give you a brief update on my recent artwork and activities, so it is with great pleasure that I present to you this October 2018 edition of the Ian Marsden Illustration Newsletter.

Below a selection of sample artwork and highlights from recent projects.


The Green Lion Devouring the Sun - Artwork in private collection

GOOGLE DOODLES

I was delighted and honored that I received a shoutout in the recent “Inside Google” Blog post celebrating 20 years of Google and the history of the Google Doodles. From 1999 to the end of 2000 I was the artist creating all Google Doodles. It is very nice to be remembered in this way.

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

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



PUBLISHING / GRAPHIC NOVEL

Some really exciting news: I have signed a book deal with Schiffer Books for my first graphic novel and my first book in the U.S. market. It is for the graphic novel adaptation of “The Way I Was” the adult memoir of the late Broadway and Hollywood composer Marvin Hamlisch. The publication date for the graphic novel is spring 2020.

Many thanks for the excellent representation by my literary agent Anna Olswanger at Olswanger Literary

Article from Publisher’s Weekly 20/09/2018 below:

Here a world premiere sneak peek over my shoulder…

VIDEOS / EXPLAINER VIDEOS / WHITEBOARD VIDEOS

HAWLIK GESUNDHEITSPRODUKTE

I had the great pleasure of adapting a series of texts about the harvesting and production phases of their high-quality vital mushroom products for Hawlik Gesundheitsprodukte GmbH and transforming them into short videos with elegant watercolor illustrations and pleasing voice overs.

 

In a nutshell – Video production for Hawlik Gesundheitsprodukte GmbH

I was involved from the initial conceptual sketching phase and storyboard, then personally illustrated each scene and added light, unobtrusive animation and finally I produced a series of 6 different videos in 3 languages (English, German, French) for which I also supervised the recording of the voiceover in person in studios in Paris and Berlin.



The German voice was recorded in Berlin with the renowned actor Kaspar Eichel (German synchronization voice of Robert Redford, Richard Dreyfuss) at Livelive studio (in cooperation with the agency Sprecherdatei), the French voice was recorded in Paris with the Actor Daniel Beretta (French synchronization voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger and many others) in collaboration with Titrafilm, the English voiceover was provided by David A. Watson and the agency GreatBritishVoices.

You can see all 6 videos in all different languages on the official Hawlik Youtube Channel Here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKKl56fStFYNqVAM7uKDTZQ



Having these videos available as a marketing tool for their website but also for trade shows and for their sales department is an invaluable asset. Highly complex processes and details of the production can be relayed to clients and buyers quickly and in a pleasant format in various markets/languages 24/7.

It was a lot of fun working on this rather extensive project and I am delighted that the client was very happy with the result and customer reactions have been extremely positive.

Other video samples in various styles and more information on explainer videos or whiteboard videos can be found on my homepage:

http://marsdenillustration.com/custom-whiteboard/ 

JOHNER INSTITUT

I am delighted to announce that I am collaborating on an ongoing series of training videos for the Johner Institut GmbH in Konstanz, Germany for their e-learning platform. I myself am providing the English language voice and I am also the spokesperson. The collaboration has been highly stimulating and creative and it is a true pleasure to work with Prof. Dr. Christian Johner on his videos for the Johner Institute teaching platform. More details on this project perhaps in a future update.

https://www.johner-institut.de

Prof. Dr. Christian Johner and Ian David Marsden

Prof. Dr. Christian Johner and Ian David Marsden in the video studio.

BUSINESS ILLUSTRATION

As part of the usual illustration services I provide, it has been my great pleasure over the past months to work with various agencies and companies / corporations, many of which are regular clients, on their needs for high quality, clear and appealing business graphics and illustrations for their external or internal communication needs. Here a few recent examples.

WINE LABELS

I am continuing the relatively new avenue of my career of wine logo and wine label designer and artist. My most recent design is a fun logo and label illustration for ‘Domaine Les Tuileries’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. I like it a lot personally even though I dialed the “French” button up to 11, evidently.

More information at Domaine Viticole de Coursac, 30260 Carnas
http://www.domainedecoursac.fr



VARIOUS

I got a lovely mention in an article in the French press / Midi Libre. Thank you very much.



The local Mayor’s office in the village where I live asked me if I would design the Mayor’s New Year’s card. I was of course honored to come up with a personalized card and drawing for this purpose.

Thank you very much for taking the time to browse through my newsletter. Unless we speak directly beforehand, my next e-mail to you will be my traditional Holiday / End of the year greeting.

I hope you have a wonderful fall season.

All the very best,

Ian David Marsden



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Explainer Whiteboard Videos for Vital Mushrooms – Hawlik Gesundheitsprodukte GmbH

Vital Mushroom Video Series from Harvest to Production for Hawlik Gesundheitsprodukte GmbH

I had the great pleasure of adapting a series of texts for Hawlik Gesundheitsprodukte GmbH
about the harvesting and production phases of their high-quality vital mushroom products
and adapt them to short videos with elegant water color illustrations and pleasing voice overs.

First through the conceptual sketch and storyboard stage, then personally illustrating each scene and adding
light unobtrusive animation and finally producing a series of 6 different videos in 3 languages (English, German, French)
for which I also supervised the recording of the voiceover in person.

The German voice was recorded in Berlin with the renowned actor Kaspar Eichel in the Livelive studio (in cooperation with the agency Sprecherdatei),
the French voice was recorded in Paris with the Actor and Chansonnier Daniel Beretta (French sychronisation voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger and many others)
in collaboration with the agency Titrafilm, the English voiceover was provided by David A. Watson and the agency GreatBritishVoices.

 

You can see all the videos in all the different languages on the official Hawlik Youtube Channel Here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKKl56fStFYNqVAM7uKDTZQ

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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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Design Etiquette de Vin : Mas de Figuier “Roc de Couder”

Design Etiquette de Vin:
Mas de Figuier “Roc de Couder”

Pour le célèbre domaine viticole Mas de Figuier à 34270 Vacquières, on m’a demandé de concevoir une étiquette pour un nouveau vin rouge haut de gamme appelé Roc de Couder.

Jouant sur le mystère de ce Roc légendaire, mais aussi sur la longue histoire et les nombreuses légendes entourant le Pic Saint Loup et le Languedoc et même le Château de Montségur et Rennes le Château, je me suis plongé dans une interprétation artistique qui, je l’espère, transmet la chevalerie, le courage et peut-être aussi un mystérieux et presque magique effet d’effusion de vie de ce vin délicieux.

Le vin peut être commandé chez :

EARL MAS DE FIGUIER VINS BIOS
MAS DE FIGUIER VINS BIOS
34270 VACQUIERES
Contacter notre domaine
Tél. : 06 18 19 53 33
pagesgi@orange.fr

#picsaintloup #redwine #labeldesign #etiquettesdevin #vinbiologique

English:

Wine Label Design:
Mas de Figuier “Roc de Couder”

by Ian David Marsden

For the renowned wine domaine Mas de Figuier in 34270 Vacquières, I was asked to design a label for a new high-end red wine called ‘Roc de Couder’.

Playing on the mystery of this fabled ‘Roc’ and also the long history and many legends surrounding the Pic Saint Loup and Languedoc region and even the Château de Montségur and Rennes le Chateau, I delved into an artistic interpretation that hopefully conveys chivalry, valor and maybe also a mysterious, almost magical life-force bestowing effect of this delicious wine.

The wine can be ordered at:
EARL MAS DE FIGUIER VINS BIOS
MAS DE FIGUIER VINS BIOS
34270 VACQUIERES
Contacter notre domaine
Tél. : 06 18 19 53 33
pagesgi@orange.fr

 

 

 

 

Wine Label Design for Mas de Figuier – Roc de Couder – Pic Saint Loup – by Ian David Marsden

 

Vector Crest Design / Design de Logo – Cimier – Blason en tant qu’art vectoriel
Artist: Ian David Marsden
For / Pour Mas de Figuier

Vector Crest Interpretation

Close-up of vector

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Reading under the blankets with a flashlight

Reading under the blankets with a flashlight
by Ian David Marsden

This was my favorite thing as a kid, apart from reading with the lights on. 🙂

Timelapse Drawing in Adobe Photoshop Sketch Procreate App Autodesk Sketchbook Pro created with the Apple Pencil on iPad Pro 10.5 by Cartoonist and Illustrator Ian David Marsden

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Inktober 20 – 2017 – « Deep »

My inktober pen drawing for today. Following the prompt list, today’s word is

deep

Pen on paper and later added digital watercolor with Wacom Cintiq Display in Adobe Photoshop CC2018

Pen drawing video on instragram here:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BadmI5AFVXi/?taken-by=marsdenillustration

Digital coloring video on instragam here:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BadonO0Fbms/?taken-by=marsdenillustration

www.marsdenillustration.com

Ian David Marsden

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Ich habe mein on-line Portfolio komplett überarbeitet und alle Kategorien enthalten neue und aktuelle Illustrationen, Cartoons, Designs und Animationen/Videos welche ich für diverse Kunden gestalten durfte.

Link: www.marsdenillustration.com

Einige Neukunden:

All Stars Project, Carlos Dias, Drägerwerk AG, Executive Learning Systems, Jay Abraham Strategy Institute, Max Curious (NYC), Mycotrition GmbH

Anbei eine kleine Auswahl zur Ansicht.


Für jede Kategorie gibt es ein Titelbild welches durch Anklicken eine Galerie der jeweiligen Stile und Anwendungen öffnet.

 

Mein persönliches Skizzenbuch
 

Comics und Cartoons!
 

Klare, Saubere Business Illustrationen


 

Editorielle Zeitungsillustration für die NZZ am Sonntag / April 2017
 

Whiteboard Explainer Videos und Motion Graphics
 

Logos, Signete, Maskottchen, Etiketten


 

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Short Demo Reel Video – Illustrator, Cartoonist and Designer: Ian Marsden

Short Fall 2017 Demo Reel

Illustration, Cartoons, Comics and Whiteboard and Explainer Videos by

Ian David Marsden – more in my portfolio at www.marsdenillustration.com

 

 

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