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  • View Service Offered By Dream Farm Studios

    Dream Farm Studios

    inorwclaw, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland

    27,576/year ·
    • book illustration
    • Adobe
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Comic Book | Book Illustration

    We provide bespoke cartoon illustration to both corporate and private individuals. All our work is created digitally using a Wacom Cintiq tablet, Apple iMac, and professional creative software such as...

  • View Service Offered By Desi9nStudio


    Islamabad-pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan

    28,967/year ·
    • book illustration
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Layout Design

    Books and Magazine Design,

    Desi9n Studio is the art of communication, stylizing, and problem-solving through the use of type, space, and image. Desi9n Studio also often erroneously referred to as Visual Communication or Communi...

  • View Service Offered By LisaMarieBrennan


    Ukiah, California, United States

    15,610/year ·
    • book illustration
    • Comics
    • Design

    Child Book Illustration

    Illustrations, including childrens books, young adult, and adult. Black and white drawings. Full color drawings and animations. Computer animations and cartoons. Comic style drawings and comic strips....

  • View Service Offered By TheDesignBee


    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    7,998/year ·
    • book illustration
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Illustration Design : Comic Book: Mascot

    One hive for all your honey needs. So if you are looking to start off a new business or planning to redesign your brand put our creative Bees to work. :)

  • View Service Offered By dot.pixel


    Howrah, West Bengal, India

    5,699/year ·
    • book illustration
    • Digital Painting
    • Illustration

    Children Book Illustration

    We have create more than 150 children books, realistic or cartoon, water color and digital painting, vector or Photoshop. Clients need to only provide the story, we would think of the style, character...

  • View Service Offered By Ruslan Vigovsky

    Ruslan Vigovsky

    Kyiv, Kiev, Ukraine

    7,160/year ·
    • book illustration
    • 2d Art
    • 2D Graphics

    Fantasy Illustration, digital painting,

    I create different images on any subjects combining realistic and fantastic elements. The range of used techniques is wide: digital and any traditional techniques. A large variety of the illustrations...

  • View Service Offered By Muhammad Kamran Ashraf

    Muhammad Kamran Ashraf

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

    6,490/year ·
    • book illustration
    • Artist
    • Concept Development

    Graphic Design, Vector Artwork

    I will provide; 1- I will provide initial 3 concepts with unlimited revisions. I look forward getting more business in freelance market, i prefer quality work and valued clients.

  • View Service Offered By Line Art Studios

    Line Art Studios

    Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    4,325/year ·
    • book illustration
    • Cartoon
    • Children's Book Illustration


    Children's book illustrations produced for public age 03 through 10 years of age. Simple and fun illustrations, with easy understanding for children.

  • View Service Offered By Marcelo Simonetti

    Marcelo Simonetti

    Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay

    3,906/year ·
    • book illustration
    • Children's Book Illustration
    • Corporate

    children's book illustration

    I think one of my strengths is that I was formed as both graphic designer and traditional illustrator. Therefore I can evaluate each project requirements such as time completion or the need of color a...

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Book Illustration refers to the art of depicting important ideas and concepts of a book in the form of visual images. These types of illustrations are made for fiction, non-fiction, scientific books, and comic books. Their objective is to add meaning or enhance the content of the book through appropriate visual representation. More commonly, illustrations are found in children’s books. Based on the targeted age group of these books, illustrations may take up the entire page with just a sentence written on it or they may be minimal. Illustrations are also widely found in instructional books where diagrams and charts help readers understand the operation of a system or product. Typically, hiring an illustrator for a book is done for explanatory illustrations within the book or cover page illustrations. You can easily connect with book illustrators for hire or book cover illustrators for hire based on your requirements.

What Do Book Illustrators Do?

Book Illustrators begin by reading the book, and understanding its objective, genre, and target audience. After this, they create appropriate drawings, sketches, and charts for the cover as well as for content inside the book. They may work with the author or publisher of the book to imagine and create suitable illustrations. Illustrators who specialize in book illustration may use pencil and paper or they may use specialized computer software for creating illustrations. Book cover illustrators tend to be highly creative as they need to convey the overall theme of the book in a single illustration. So, when hiring an illustrator for a book, you need to consider the target audience of your book as well as your illustration requirements.

If you wish to discuss your requirements with book illustrators for hire or book cover illustrators for hire, you can connect with experts on the top freelance marketplaces, like Guru. Before you opt for their online freelance services, you need to ensure that the person has:

  • Artistic and has advanced drawing and painting skills

  • Capability to read a book and identify appropriate places where illustrations can be used to enhance the content

  • Creativity to illustrate the entire theme of the book for the cover image

Qualifications of Book Illustrators

Expert book illustrators can help you elevate your book and its purpose by relevant illustrations. Here are some qualifications you should look for before hiring these experts:

  • Professional education and training in fine arts, drawing, and illustrations

  • Familiarity with computer software used for illustrations such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and CorelDraw

  • Extensive portfolio of several illustrations created for books and book covers

Benefits of Freelance Book Illustrators

Hire freelancers on Guru to get your work done and they can:

  • Increase the marketing value of your books through their illustrations

  • Provide instructional illustrations to help readers better understand the content

  • Illustrate children’s books with bright and colorful pictures to help them understand the story

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