Character Design

Jannie Ho for Animals Magazine

Jannie Ho created these fun illustrations for Emirates Airlines Animals magazine, an in-flight magazine for children filled with puzzles and games.

See more work from Jannie Ho through her Play! Illustration portfolio and at her website.

©Jannie Ho

James Gilleard: Disney’s Haunted Mansion

James Gilleard was selected to create illustrations for a new Disney Parks book based on the Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland.

See more work from James through his Play! Illustration portfolio and at jamesgilleard.com.

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Bill Ledger for the Georgia Aquarium

Mendola artist Bill Ledger was commissioned to develop a family of 3D penguins to serve as “spokes-penguins” for the Georgia Aquarium. Bill created The Waddlesworth Family featuring Liz, George, Willow, Bobby and Mortimer. How fun!

More work from Bill can be seen through his Play! Portfolio and at mendolaart.com.

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Bill Ledger for the Georgia Aquarium

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Bill Ledger for the Georgia Aquarium

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Bill Ledger for the Georgia Aquarium

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Bill Ledger for the Georgia Aquarium

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Bill Ledger for the Georgia Aquarium

Character Design by Geo Parkin

Geo Parkin has been illustrating and cartooning professionally since 1984. So it comes as no surprise that he’s had a ton of experience drawing and designing characters. He knows all of the ins and outs of character design and pays extra special attention to many aspects necessary to creating a successful character.  Check out a few examples of his work below.

Geo Parkin is represented by American Artists Inc. See more of his work through his Play! Portfolio and at aareps.com.

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Sample vector-style character designs for ELT educational title.
©Geo Parkin

 

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Comedy bird character. These are two of many situations this character was depicted in as part of an educational book project.
©Geo Parkin

 

Bricons; characters based on well-known Brighton landmarks for set of postcards.
©Geo Parkin

 

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Poster for HIT Productions Australian tour of Peter Quilter’s ‘Just The Ticket’.
©Geo Parkin

 

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Cover Image for Dog Eat Robot magazine.
©Geo Parkin