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Next Generation Learning Presentation Video

A series of presentation videos for an excellent training course to assist students in completing and scoring high on their LAP test. Next-Generation Learning and #BYOD (bring your own devices) prepares you for all phases of this challenging test. A modern, step-by-step teaching approach covering every chapter of what you have learned over the years. The course gives you all the tools to ace the test.

Fun, light-hearted illustrations and caricatures lead you through the video and explain what you can look forward to in this training course.

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Videobotschaften für Kunden und Mitarbeitende

Ein besonderes und spannendes Angebot in der Schweiz mit meinen Partnern bei Blocklearning.

Für Ende des Jahres ein ganz spezielles Angebot zur Video Produktion bei Ihnen im Haus. Das Studio kommt zu euch und in ca. 2 Stunden wird noch am gleichen Tag ein individuelles Video mit original Content produziert. Eure Meilensteine von 2022 können von mir illustriert und animiert in die Videos eingebunden werden.

André von Blocklearning erklärt es am besten gleich selber, hier ist er aus dem Weihnachts-studio 🎄🎅🏻😊:

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Das neue 2022 Studio-Design ist ebenfalls als Hintergrund verfügbar.

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Gianni Infantino – Tor des Monats

Gianni Infantino – Tor des Monats

Gianni Infantino – FIFA President – Tor des Monats, Nebelspalter

Karikatur von FIFA Präsident Gianni Infantino für den Nebelspalter “Tor des Monats”


Stell Dir vor, es ist Fussball-WM und keiner will hin.
In Qatar gibt es Gratis-Tickets und Glühwein zu Feuerwerkskerzen auf dem Adventskranz.
Zum Artikel “Infantino freut sich auf die infantilste WM” von Hans Abplanalp
Karikatur von Cartoonist Ian David Marsden für Nebelspalter Nr. 11 2022

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Business Comic Strips and Characters

Business Comic Strips and original comic characters created specifically for a product or campaign are a fantastic way to gain the interest of the viewer and bring your message across in a fun and likeable way.

Often these characters can be used as standalone ambassadors for your product or company in print or even on products or packaging. Appealing and likeable comics give you something to relate to and maximise engagement. The style of the artwork and story of the comic strips can vary greatly. The comic strips, still images and characters can also appear in a full multimedia campaign in motion graphics or animated videos or explainer videos which can be produced at the same time.

Below a gallery with many samples and two examples of animated business illustration applications.

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Comic Strips Sustainable Energy

For France-based client Sustain D I was tasked to develop original character designs for two cartoon characters and draw a series of comic strips featuring energy saving and ecological tips and tricks.

Let the sun shine in and you don’t need to turn the lights on 😀
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Dräger – Break the Chain of Infection

Comic drawing of a lady wondering what kind of stains are in her kitchen chocolate ketchup or others


A series of 4 videos and posters created for Dräger on the topic “Break the chain of infection”
The comic strips have no text so they are language independent and can be used internationally. The same goes for the video series.

The four different areas covered are: Infection prevention and control, increase Patient Safety,
Infection Prevention by Design and Improved Workflow

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Friars Club NYC – Animated Website Intro

Short intro animation created specifically for the Friars Club, New York City.

Several monk friar characters were created for animated GIFs and icons for the website
including Jackie Gleason playing pool and this little friar for the animation.

All artwork was created in Adobe Illustrator as vector art and then animated in Adobe Flash.

Client: Friars Club, Date: 2008, Artist: Ian David Marsden – www.marsdenillustration.com

Caricatures of Friars Club Officials opening red curtain – Animated Cartoon GIF
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Cover Illustration – Nebelspalter Magazine May 2022

Commissioned cover illustration in a fun, colourful, cartoon style on the topic of „public transportation“

Appeared in Nebelspalter Magazine, May 2022

Nebelspalter Titelblatt Mai 2022 “Stossverkehr” von Ian David Marsden

The Nebelspalter is a Swiss satirical magazine. It was founded in 1875 by Jean Nötzli of Zurich as an “illustrated humorous political weekly.” The magazine was modelled on British magazine Punch. When Punch ceased publication in 2002, Nebelspalter became the oldest continually published humour magazine in the world.

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Kakemonos / Commercial Banner Illustration

I am frequently consulted by my clients to assist with marketing and advertising projects, with concepts and ideas, layouts and graphic design suggestions as well as of course drawings and illustration elements.

The client required three different large-scale Kakémono display banners (2.10 meters x 0.85 meters) as portable rollup banners for three different areas of their activity: training, the association itself and the universities organised by AN2V.

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Fun Animated and Illustrated Greeting Cards

Below a YouTube video presentation of 10 animated greeting cards for various occasions. I had the pleasure of inventing and designing this series of animated greeting cards for client 1&1 Mail & Media GmbH for GMX, Web.de, Mail.com Germany via the agency dieKLEINERT.de

The topics that were presented to me in the briefing were: Happy Birthday, I’m Sorry, Thank You, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Get Well Soon, Happy New Year and Thank You!

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Concept Art for Lindt Chocolate

In this gallery I would like to show some concept illustrations created in 2015 for Lindt Chocolate.

Lindt Gold Bunny / Goldhase
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