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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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Drawing Videos

I am frequently called upon to create drawings for presentations and explainer videos or advertising videos or education videos.

My style of drawing videos and explainer videos differs from the vast majority of video productions because they are actual drawings which unfold, drawn by an actual artist who knows how to draw. The appearance can vary in different illustration styles, we can use color, we can use painterly brush strokes, pen, or pencil sketches. It is an actual work of art unfolding. The intrigue also lies in what unfolds first and what unfolds next.

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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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Sanafort Vitamins and Minerals Packaging, Catalog and Flyers

Design of the logo and exterior packaging / boxes and the interior bottle labeling – color coordinated design for Sanafort Vitamins and Minerals. Design of all marketing sheets, flyers, brochures and catalogs.

Vitamin and Minerals – Product Sheets and Flyers
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I received my first proof copy of my new graphic novel “Marvin”

I am very excited. I have just received my first proof copy of my new graphic novel “Marvin” from my publisher Schiffer Books.

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Business Comics

Business Comics are a fantastic solution for bringing ideas to the viewer.

Comic strips are wonderful way of communicating concepts and ideas to an audience of all ages and also across all languages.
From story concept to character design to illustration artwork I am experienced in creating custom, tailor-made comics for international clients.

Business Comics by illustrator Ian David Marsden
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Cartes d’invitation pour le 30e anniversaire des entreprises E.T.I Vendargues – Etanchéité

Cartes d’invitation pour le 30e anniversaire des entreprises E.T.I Vendargues – Etanchéité

L’idée et la conceptualisation, les croquis bruts et ensuite le travail artistique final pour 3 cartes d’invitation pour le 30e et 10e anniversaire des entreprises E.T.I Vendargues – Etanchéité et Couvertures envoyées sur une période de plusieurs semaines pour susciter l’enthousiasme et un crescendo menant à la grande fête au Domaine de Verchant à Castelnau-le-Lez le 7 juin 2018.

Creation: Ian David Marsden
www.marsden.fr

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Business illustration – clean, clear, appealing, professional

Business illustration – clean, clear, appealing, professional

Artist Ian David Marsden with decades of international experience in the field can provide you with custom-made business illustrations in various styles. Clean, clear, appealing and highly professional illustrations in black and white, with a spot color or fully colored. Text and processes which may seem rather dry or technical can be livened up and rendered more enjoyable and interesting. The readers’ focus can be guided towards important details in a subtle and appealing way. These illustrations can also be used as chapter headers, icons or thumbnails on websites or presentations. There is also the option of having animation or drawing or sliding hand effects, music and voiceover added as well.

Please contact me for a free consultation and a comprehensive flat-fee estimate which will include transferral of usage rights.

ian@marsdenillustration.com
iPhone: +33 (0)6 42 49 82 11

I am based in the south of France but I work with clients worldwide and I speak English, German and French.

More business illustrations in my portfoliohttps://marsdenillustration.com/portfolio/
A short CV and client listhttps://marsdenillustration.com/about/
My LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/idmarsden/

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Videos Explicatives

Films d’animation de presentation / Videos Explicatives / Whiteboard fait sur mesure Montpellier (Hérault 34)

Je vous présente avec grand plaisir une série de vidéos que j’ai récemment produites pour un client basé en Allemagne. Le concept était de relayer l’histoire de la production de leurs champignons vitaux de très haute qualité, depuis leur origine dans les montagnes de Chine, en passant par le transport, le stockage, l’analyse approfondie en laboratoire et une production, l’encapsulation et l’emballage hautement supervisés.

J’ai eu le plaisir de dessiner d’abord les story-boards, puis de créer toutes les illustrations et de produire l’animation ainsi que de superviser les enregistrements de voix dans les studios à Berlin, Paris et au Royaume-Uni.

En tant qu’orateur et voix française de la série, nous avons sélectionné l’acteur Daniel Beretta connu des cinéphiles en France comme la voix d’Arnold Schwarzenegger, musicien et auteur de chansons pour Mireille Mathieu, et Nino Ferrer, notamment La Rua Madureira.

vous trouverez les six vidéos ci-dessous:

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