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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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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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Article sur Ian Marsden – Autour du Pic

Je tiens à remercier le magazine Autour du Pic et son rédacteur en chef, Olivier Westermann, pour avoir publié un article d’une page entière sur moi et mon travail.

J’ai eu le plaisir de faire un dessin personnalisé pour accompagner l’article à l’occasion du remplacement de la croix du Pic Saint Loup qui avait été vandalisée.

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Web Design for ZürichGym.ch

A recently completed project that I am very pleased to present is the brand new homepage for the ZürichGym in Zürich, Switzerland.

The project included logo design, wordpress design, webgraphics and webdesign, and also photoshop retouching and image treatment.

Train with Frank Müller the European Champion in Bodybuilding in his amazing gym.
24/7 entry via fingerprint identification. Play your own sound with SONOS.

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Concept Art for Lindt Chocolate

In this gallery I would like to show some concept illustrations I had the pleasure to create in 2015 for Lindt Chocolate.

Lindt Gold Bunny / Goldhase
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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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Avatar and Character Design

(… and SUPER HEROES)

Avatars and character designs to be used in print, motion graphics, whiteboard videos, or explainer videos. Detailed and shaded in different styles or flat line art and vector graphics. Delivered on layers ready for import into your layout software or Premiere or After Effects.

Various different vector character avatars
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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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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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