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Illustrated Workflow of Graph Database Modeling – Explainer Video

In this illustrated explainer video, I was tasked by the client to follow the steps of graph database development from the architect to the database admin to the developers. 

With appealing illustrations that unfold before your eyes, this explainer video showcases the step-by-step process of how each team member contributes and collaborates to create a successful graph database. The animations and illustrations by created by me (artist Ian David Marsden) effectively communicate intricate procedures by utilizing character designs that personify different professions, along with vibrant graphic symbols. This approach results in a clear and visually appealing presentation.

Illustrated Workflow of Software Development for Businesses - Explainer Video

Custom illustrations and animations by artist Ian David Marsden.

 Contact Ian for a free consultation to discuss your project.
ian@marsdenillustration.com

 #illustration #explainervideo #softwaredevelopment #teamcollaboration #databaseadministration #businessillustration #customillustrations #startups #advertising #marketing #illustrator #illustration #cartoonist #graphdatabase

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The Power of Custom-Created and hand drawn Explainer Videos: Why They’re Worth the Investment

Explainer videos have become a popular tool for businesses and startups to market their products and ideas in an engaging and informative way. But not all explainer videos are created equal. Cheap productions that use reusable clipart and avatars may seem like a cost-effective option, but investing in custom-created and hand-drawn explainer videos can have numerous benefits for your business.

Custom-created and hand-drawn explainer videos offer an elegant and tailored solution to suit any product or presentation. With the art of illustration, any scenario is possible for a reasonable budget, making it a more cost-effective option than traditional methods such as a photoshoot with models, influencers and moviestars and tons of costumes and props in a fancy studio, or on location on a yacht or a private jet. (Why not just draw all of these elements?)

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Custom Whiteboard Videos by Experienced Cartoonist – High Quality and Affordable

Explainer Videos, Motion Graphics, Whiteboard, Scribing

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the necessity for engaging, dynamic content is paramount. As attention spans contract, the ability to swiftly capture and sustain viewer engagement is vital. Moving visuals, especially hand-drawn videos, shine as invaluable assets in this domain. Their charm and animated nature don’t just convey your message; they make it memorable.

Whiteboard or Explainer Videos blend simplicity with creativity, masterfully transforming complex topics into digestible and captivating narratives. With over two decades of expertise in illustration, character design, and cartooning, I infuse every video with a distinct, refined touch.

A lovely walk by the castle at the lake

Our partnership kicks off with a comprehensive briefing, allowing me to deeply understand your aspirations and objectives. Scripting and storyboarding follow, laying down the visual and narrative blueprint. I pride myself on my commitment to authenticity and originality. The videos I craft avoid the trappings of generic templates and characters, opting instead for custom illustrations that harmonize with your brand and its message.

In a market saturated with providers leveraging software, pre-loaded drawings, and templated assets, many videos risk looking indistinguishably similar, potentially exuding an air of uninspired mass production. My approach contrasts sharply. Every creation is genuinely hand-drawn, custom-tailored, and deeply attuned to your brand’s ethos. The styles you might have enjoyed in my portfolio? All are at your disposal, from monochromatic sketches to vivid, full-color masterpieces.

Zuerich Gym - 24 Stunden Geöffnet - Trainieren im Gym des Europemeister Frank Müller

Yet, quality doesn’t necessitate extravagance. Despite offering expert craftsmanship and bespoke content, my rates are surprisingly competitive. The proposition is clear: top-tier quality without the top-tier price. Each collaboration is structured with transparent, flat-rate estimates from conception to completion, ensuring you can plan without the stress of unforeseen costs. Defined milestones keep the project on track and punctual.

Your message deserves prominence. Should you be seeking an authentic, captivating narrative, whether for product showcases, service introductions, or business processes, I am poised to deliver. Reach out, let’s discuss a no-commitment offer, and embark on a journey to make your content distinct, engaging, and memorable.

Thank you for considering a collaboration. I look forward to the possibility of working with you.

Ian Marsden – ian@marsdenillustration.com – iphone/whatsapp: +33 (0)6 42 49 82 11


Custom Illustrated Videos

#whiteboardvideos #custommade #cartoonist #highquality #affordable

VISIT MY YOUTUBE PLAYLIST WITH MANY VIDEO SAMPLES

Lernnuggets Presentation Video 2

What ARE Explainer Videos or Whiteboard Videos?

What are Explainer Videos? What is Whiteboard?

What Styles can be used?


Pretty much any style you can find in my art portfolio: https://marsdenillustration.com/portfolio-2020/

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Video combining animation with live action

The World is Not Flat - Seeing & Understanding the All Stars Approach to Human Development

Some examples of video series produced in english, german and french using known voice talents:

Beispielvideo auf Deutsch mit der Stimme von Schauspieler Kaspar Eichel
(Schauspieler und Synchronsprecher. Er ist bekannt als die deutsche Stimme von Robert Redford)

PilzVideo 001 Kultivierung der Pilze

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

MushroomVideo 002 Production of Mushroom Powder

Vidéo en Français avec la voix de Daniel Beretta
Daniel Beretta, est un acteur, auteur-compositeur-interprète
Également célèbre pour son travail dans le milieu du doublage,
il est notamment la voix française régulière d’Arnold Schwarzenegger

ChampignonVideo 006 L'essentiel en bref

Every video and all illustrations are custom made with care and precision.
No clip-art or stock art. No re-usable characters, no repeated faces, bodies or puppets.
No prefabricated explainer software. 

What are the costs?

Please contact me for a free und non-binding flat-rate estimate, custom made for your needs and project requirements. My flat rates include idea phase, storyboarding, final art, video production and transfer of usage rights (also for characters and artwork).



Knowledge Nuggets for the Federal Acquisition Institute:

What is a Program Manager

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

Some More Example Videos

Hawlik Vitalpilze – 005 – Wir lassen dem Pilz die volle Zeit zur Reife
Hawlik Gesundheitsprodukte

Hawlik Vitalpilze - 005 - Wir lassen dem Pilz die volle Zeit zur Reife

Dfreeeze Smart Phone App (Deutsche Version) – Digades

Dfreeeze Smart Phone App (Deutsche Version) - Digades

Break the chain of Infection IPC Infection prevention and control
Dräger Global

Break the chain of Infection_IPC_Infection prevention and control

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Logos, Design, Character Design, Mascots



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News from Illustrator Ian Marsden – Summer 2015

 


Greetings from my illustration studio,

I would like to give you a short update on the fun and exciting projects of the last few months.

NEW CLIENTS

A big thank you and welcome to new clients:¦

Zum Goldenen Hirschen
Advertising agency
(Munich, Hamburg and Berlin – Germany)
LINK
Rock Brasiliano
Communications and Corporate Creativity
LINK
Coley Solutions
Smarter Performance Solutions 
We Develop Award Winning Training & Performance Solutions that Empower your Workforce.
(USA)
LINK
A SELECTION OF RECENT PROJECTS

HENKEL
I created a series of illustrations for sanitary cleaning products for HENKEL.
The artwork needed to be visually self-explanatory without words or language.

This project was a collaboration with Rock Brasiliano
through German Illustration Agency, Die Kleinert
LINK

More illustration samples


BEVERLY HILLS PROPERTY DEVELOPERS

Design of a crest and logo for a Los Angeles based property developer, Beverly Hills Property Developers.

More Logo and Character Designs.


UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH

The University of Zurich required an illustration to be printed on coffee mugs for a research team, with recognizable caricatures of the team members based on photographs.

More Cartoons and Caricatures


SCRIBING AND EXPLAINER VIDEOS

I have the great pleasure of creating illustrations for a series of whiteboard scribing explainer videos for the U.S. Government written and produced by Coley Solutions.

This is a long-term, ongoing project to create a library of training videos and I am delighted to be part of this collaboration.


I am very experienced in the production of Whiteboard Scribing videos.
I can produce such videos for you from A to Z in various languages. Examples of my video productions can be found on my home page.

Scribing Videos by Marsden

T-SHIRT DESIGNS FOR JOHNNY MUNDO

The T-shirts I designed for the well known U.S. pro wrestler Johnny Mundo AKA John Morrison are now available for purchase.

These designs were a lot of fun to create and I am currently working on new T-shirt designs for Johnny.

http://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestler-t-shirts-1/johnny-mundo/this-is-my-world.html


LOGO FOR ENTERTAINMENT COMMITEE 

Locally, as every summer, I designed the logo and t-shirt design for the Comité des Fetes in my southern French village.

More Logo Designs 


I hope you enjoyed this little update and if you would like to talk to me about any of your projects please call me at + 33 6 42 49 82 11 or e-mail me at ian@marsdenillustration.com 

Wishing you a wonderful summer,

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I am an independent illustrator and designer and I also produce animation and whiteboard or animatic videos.

I am available for new projects.

My full portfolio and a short bio, client list and testimonials
can be viewed on my homepage Marsden Illustration
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Top Explainer Videos von einem erfahrenen Cartoonist produziert | Ian David Marsden

In der sich rasch wandelnden digitalen Welt von heute ist dynamischer Content unerlässlich. Angesichts der immer kürzer werdenden Aufmerksamkeitsspannen gilt es, die Zuschauer umgehend zu fesseln und ihr Interesse kontinuierlich aufrechtzuerhalten. Bewegte, handgezeichnete Videos bieten hier eine unschlagbare Lösung. Sie bestechen durch ihren Charme und ihre Dynamik und sorgen dafür, dass Ihre Botschaft nicht nur vermittelt, sondern auch im Gedächtnis bleibt.

Whiteboard- oder Erklärvideos kombinieren Klarheit mit Kreativität, indem sie komplexe Inhalte in anschauliche und unterhaltsame Sequenzen umwandeln. Mit mehr als zwei Jahrzehnten Erfahrung in Illustration, Charakterdesign und Cartooning bringe ich eine individuelle und hochwertige Note in jedes Videoprojekt.

Lernnuggets Presentation Video

Unsere Zusammenarbeit startet mit einem intensiven Briefing, das es mir ermöglicht, Ihre Vision und Ihre Anforderungen vollumfänglich zu verstehen. Daraufhin entwickle ich das Drehbuch und das Storyboard, die den narrativen und visuellen Rahmen für das Video bilden. Mein Ansatz zeichnet sich durch Authentizität und Originalität aus. So vermeide ich generische Vorlagen und Charaktere und konzentriere mich stattdessen auf maßgeschneiderte Illustrationen, die perfekt mit Ihrer Marke und Ihrer Botschaft harmonieren.

In einem überfluteten Markt, in dem viele Anbieter auf standardisierte Software und vorgefertigte Zeichnungen zurückgreifen, laufen viele Videos Gefahr, sich zu ähneln und einen uniformen, wenig inspirierten Eindruck zu hinterlassen. Mein Arbeitsansatz ist anders. Jede meiner Produktionen wird sorgfältig handgezeichnet und individuell angefertigt. Die Stilrichtungen, welche Ihnen in meinem Portfolio vielleicht gefallen haben, stehen Ihnen zur Verfügung – von schlichten Schwarz-Weiß-Zeichnungen bis hin zu detailreichen, farbenfrohen Illustrationen.

Doch exzellente Qualität muss nicht unerschwinglich sein. Trotz meiner maßgeschneiderten Dienstleistungen und meiner Expertise bleiben meine Tarife wettbewerbsfähig. Ich arbeite mit transparenten Pauschalangeboten, die den gesamten Produktionszyklus abdecken, sodass Sie stets den Überblick behalten und vor versteckten Kosten geschützt sind. Klare Meilensteine sorgen zudem dafür, dass jedes Projekt seinen geplanten Zeitrahmen einhält.

Ihre Botschaft verdient es, im Mittelpunkt zu stehen. Ob Produktpräsentationen, Service-Demonstrationen oder Geschäftsprozess-Erläuterungen – auf meine Expertise können Sie zählen. Nehmen Sie Kontakt auf, besprechen Sie ein unverbindliches Angebot mit mir und lassen Sie uns gemeinsam dafür sorgen, dass Ihre Inhalte nicht nur gesehen, sondern auch in Erinnerung bleiben.

Custom Illustrated Videos

Vielen Dank, dass Sie eine Zusammenarbeit in Erwägung ziehen. Ich freue mich auf die mögliche Gelegenheit, mit Ihnen zusammenzuarbeiten.

e-mail: ian@marsdenillustration.com

Was sind Erklärvideos? Sprecher: Ian Marsden



Ein paar Beispiele für Zeichenvideos, Animation, Whiteboard und Erklärvideos unten:

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