SILA Member Artists
I work in acrylic paints on canvas using a drybrush technique I’ve developed. I specialize in children’s art and fantasy…. Read More »
Much of my work involves visual story telling. When a single piece has two or more characters, I am always… Read More »
When I graduated from art school, my portfolio was all over the place- cartoons, rendering, fashion sketches…I just couldn’t commit… Read More »
Award-winning illustrator/author, Sally O. Lee earned her BA in Studio Art and Art History (with distinction) from Colby College and… Read More »
I work in both digital and traditional media. I am moved by interesting environments, lighting, people, and the events that… Read More »
Light persuades darkness, Revealing with certainty. Color captivates.
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Each work begins with a paper structure that is photographed and edited digitally and with multimedia. Using this method, each… Read More »
I try to find the simplest solution possible, often using metaphors as a tool to tell your story in a… Read More »
The motivating factor behind my artwork could be described as – ‘being inspired themes from the Constructivist Manifesto to try… Read More »
I love history, sci-fi and just storytelling in general. A good story fires up my imagination and motivates me to… Read More »
My favorite thing about art is the ability to bring an idea to life. I believe that simplicity, design, and… Read More »
My works are visual development portfolios based on the story ‘The Nutcracker’ It is to build a world and magic… Read More »
My primary choice of medium is pen and ink with digital color. I also work with oils, but mostly for… Read More »
In Chiami Sekine’s whimsical world, animals are often used to portray human emotions. Chiami uses acrylic paint and oil pastel,… Read More »
Cris Cimatu is an accomplished illustrator with various clients in the tech, educational and entertainment industries. His tastes are eclectic… Read More »
From the complex to the elegantly simple, Jeff Wack is an artist working with International Fortune 500 companies to bring… Read More »
I like observe people under a normal, dairy environment setting.
I work in acrylics, oils and watercolours to try to create pieces that show movement, lightness and beauty in nature,… Read More »
I’ve been in the biz since ’86 and my main concentration is on the kids entertainment market. Whether it’s developing… Read More »
Be careful what you say to your children. Watching Ray Harryhausen’s Jason and the Argonaughts with his father, four year… Read More »
Kejun Zhao, grew up in Shanghai, China. She started painting when she was little, and graduated from Syracuse University, majored… Read More »
I enjoy reading picture books and that is why I become an illustrator. I like drawing with computer because it… Read More »
Fernando Cuestas: Storyboard Artist
I’m a professional illustrator in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
I have created illustrations for a wide range of editorial and publishing clients including Variety, Scientific American, VICE, Macmillan, as… Read More »
I work digitally to emulate a scratchboard technique. The use of line tells a story. I work with line to… Read More »
Always trying to create images that speak to people, I’m absolutely obsessed with elegance in artwork. Let’s work together!
I work mostly on movie posters, editorial illustrations and portraits.
I’m proud of the relationships I’ve developed over the years working with talented directors and marketing professionals who know the… Read More »
Painting and drawing allows me freedom to address some of the social ills that plague our modern society and to… Read More »
My artwork has always been narrative, and it is inspired by my love of a good story. I create my… Read More »
Chen Li is an 2D artist, concept artist, illustrator, fine artist who well know both digital and traditional, and currently… Read More »
Tooba Rezaei is an illustrator, animator, animation director, and fine artist. She works both digitally and traditionally, and her work… Read More »
Every project challenges us for new solutions; I seek creative outcomes with team members that are willing to take chances…. Read More »
“At the center of every fairy tale lay a truth that gave the story its power.” – Susan Wiggs. Hailing… Read More »
My work strives to evoke humor and wit, with a nod toward a mid-century graphic look and old school cartoon… Read More »
Toshiki currently works as a freelance character designer/visual development artist in animation industry.Toshiki is a designer/illustrator with experiences and strength… Read More »
I’m a writer and I also work as an artist. I mostly do cartoony work for kids’ books, greeting cards,… Read More »
As a child Joanna lived all over the world. She found a love for food, exploring, and storytelling. Now she… Read More »
I currently work at Blizzard as a concept artist. I have developed strong skills in creating characters and backgrounds, as… Read More »
I work in a variety of mediums, however my assignment work is now almost entirely digital. In the year 2000… Read More »
I have been inspired throughout my life by the beauty of nature, our planet’s place in the universe, and the… Read More »
In our work there is a clear reference to artists and paintings. The Italian art plays a key role in… Read More »
I’m a freelance illustrator and designer with over 25 years of professional experience. Although I was trained as a traditional… Read More »
Through my personal work, I seek to create enchanting, curious and captivating art, which stems from a certain emotional, historical… Read More »
I enjoy the challenges of illustration work as there are endless possibilities to express my imagination using traditional as well… Read More »
These are various works done for independent personal project, mobile, and educational studios.
Fascinated with the visual ecosystem of contemporary urban settings, Luigi expresses hyper-realistic detail with the compelling techniques of graffiti: an… Read More »
Mostly quick editorial illustrations. Sometimes just a jackalope.
I have worked on many kinds of illustration projects; editorial, corporate, children’s books, character design and development for a nationally… Read More »
The human story inspires me, as do cats and tacos.
Visual communication begins with a problem to solve and then rendered, to portray the story that best fits the users… Read More »
I am a freelance illustrator and adjunct instructor in San Francisco with an ever-growing love for fun and fantastical stories…. Read More »
Maddie’s work deals with human nature, body image, and finding both meaning and humor in life’s mundane moments.
Danna Zhang is a visual development Artist and illustrator. After a Master of Arts in animation and illustration at Savannah… Read More »
Fantasy art, for me, delights the eye and intrigues the mind.
All I’ve ever wanted to do is be creative. To show moments of time and space as dynamically and dramatically… Read More »
Experienced editorial illustrator.
Jack Keely is the illustrator of over thirty children’s books including the best-selling “Grossology” series. He recently illustrated and co-authored… Read More »
I wanted a map not to know where things are but to know where I am. — Eve L. Ewing… Read More »
Giovannina’s award winning illustrations and artwork have ventured world wide appearing in various magazines, publications, books, corporate promotions, exhibits and… Read More »
My primary works are fantasy comics with challenging themes for young adults. Dark fairytales and folklore were favorite subjects of… Read More »
I am an illustrator, designer and Creative Director with over 20 years of professional creative experience. As Creative Director for… Read More »
I love illustration. Although illustration possesses few secure signposts pointing the way to success, it offers enormous freedom – of… Read More »
After working for a couple of years as a Manhwa editor, I’ve spent the last five years working in freelance… Read More »
I find my inspiration everywhere…and especially in the everyday moments of life. I try to evoke an emotion in the… Read More »
About the Work: Inspired by Bauhaus design and color principles, as well as Japanese and Chinese paper arts, Leo Monahan… Read More »
Traditional and Digital Artist with over 45 years of experience. Author and Illustrator of “The Big Book of Monsters, Volume… Read More »
Combination of reality and imagination. Color vibrance. Watercolor, ink, digital art.
Tim O’Brien is the President of the Society of Illustrators in New York. As President, he is an Honorary Member… Read More »
I love to get to know the story, the characters and the environment that surrounds them.
I’m an artist and freelance illustrator/designer, and my favorite thing to do is drink coffee while I draw, paint or… Read More »
Visual development artist and illustrator based in LA, currently she is a Background Designer at Hasbro. Graduated from Art Center… Read More »
In my works, there is always a topic with characters, environments and animals. As an inspiration, observing everything detailedly is… Read More »
My work is inked based focusing mainly on themes of tragedy, comedy, and pop culture. My process begins with thumbnails… Read More »
My work ranges from the surreal and emotive to nature-based and calming. I am a fantasy fiction writer working my… Read More »
My work focuses on Fantasy Illustration and character design. I tend to start with a basic sketch in a sketchbook,… Read More »
A long career in children’s educational software has informed my illustration style. I love creating artwork for the kids entertainment… Read More »
I really enjoy creating artwork that reminds people of dreams. I don’t always use the same style because I like… Read More »
Thriving to pursue Children’s Illustration and a current student at Otis College- Extension program. My style is cartoonish emphasizing the… Read More »
My name is Kenny Routt. I am an Illustrator and Designer from Florida, currently living in Los Angeles. My work… Read More »
I believe in creating with a goal in mind and doing my best to be intentional. I respect the creative… Read More »
I am an LA based designer/art director with clientele in fashion, animation, print and toys; drawn to a minimalist, mid-century… Read More »
Adriana Raby was born in Philadelphia, PA the youngest of three, in an Italian family (Go Eagles!) Some sort of… Read More »
When doing traditional art, my main tool is a brush pen (fine). When done, I scan, render, and add a… Read More »
I come from an cartoonist/illustration foundation, but my art is currently focused on TV animation character design. Even though most… Read More »
After earning a BA in English and Fine Art, Hilary spent many years as a graphic designer before turning to… Read More »
I enjoy creating illustrations around nature involving magic and fantasy. Most of my works are digital, create in Photoshop and… Read More »
As a published digital illustrator and exhibiting artist, Gabrielle tries to evoke an effortless attitude in her figurative illustrations. Drawing… Read More »
I love cartoons! I am captivated by the way this simple medium can say so much with so little. I… Read More »
Hello world! I introduce to you my world of quirky characters and fun color. I’m always looking to create interesting… Read More »
I inspired by nature and peace and all the beauty in the world. I love and enjoy all my characters… Read More »
As a kid I was obsessed with super heroes, Nintendo games, and Saturday morning cartoons. Now, as a grown-up, I’ve… Read More »
Hi! My name is Denissa Ursula Kiehl. Inspiration for my art usually stems from my love for: admiring nature, exploring… Read More »
What started as a “RABBIT-A-DAY” creative exercise, turned into a life-long passion. Although my illustration/art work covers the gamut of… Read More »
Comic books and cartoons sparked my imagination at an early age, and from that moment I knew what I wanted… Read More »
Kristie Kim is a freelancer illustrator, artist, graphic designer, and motion graphics designer. She freelances under the name, Kristie Kim… Read More »
I am a freelance illustrator, animator and fine artist. My passion is fantasy art.
I was born and raised in the San Bernardino Mountains and lived in Twin Peaks most of my life. The… Read More »
Krister Eide is a Seattle area freelance illustrator specializing in children’s book, fantasy, and realistic illustration. See more work and… Read More »
I am currently a sophomore in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design! A lot of my work consists… Read More »
Hunter is both very American and very Chinese. He wishes to show the world both of his Eastern and Western… Read More »
1.Some of drawing from my book:Cover and interior for the book Polar night magic: 100days of Finland explore Finland, Book… Read More »
I work with both traditional and digital mediums, but the process is usually the same. I am constantly inspired by… Read More »
Gina grew up in a family of artists and crafters with a Juxtapoz Magazine on the coffee table. Influenced by… Read More »