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after 3 years and hundreds of taskers working on my tasks, Joseph has impressed me the most. his communication was 10/10, his efforts on the task were 10/10 and all that after getting sick during the task. IF ONLY ALL TASKERS WERE LIKE THIS GUY. btw this is genuine, i am no friend or relation :)

I need an illustrator

$80

Incredible work!!! So helpful with all amendments as well!

Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop Basic Wall Prints

$50

Brilliant work! Very happy and can’t wait to work with Alish again!

Simple drawing needed done on illustrator

$10

Great work.

Fix logo in illustrator.

$10

A pleasure to work with again. Fast and efficient with excellent communication. Thank you.

Editable files of Illustrations

$50

very helpful within the limited time frame. Would recommend

Illustrator Rhino3D Axonometric diagram

$25

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Why hire a freelance illustrators through Airtasker?

Need illustrations for a book or images for your marketing materials? You can get a professional look for less without resorting to boring clip art or stock images. Instead, hire an illustrator to design original images and pictures that make your online or printed item pop!

The best place to find a freelance illustrator is on Airtasker. We’ll connect you with talented and creative illustrators who can help with your project. Whether you need storybook illustrations, advertising images, graphic design, cartoons, or animations, you can find an illustrator with the right drawing style for your needs.

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An illustrator uses creative ideas and drawing skills to develop pictures, icons, and animations that visually tell a story or communicate a message. They work to produce images that reflect a client’s ideas and vision in a way that complements the project’s written content.

You can hire an illustrator for storybook illustrations, caricatures, cartoons, corporate communications, marketing material, graphic design, and animations.

Just a few years ago, most illustrators worked in freehand, but today, most illustration artists use software like Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, CorelDraw, and Artweaver. This allows them to combine freehand drawing with shapes, lines, icons, pen strokes, and brush strokes to produce a digital design.

Your illustrator will usually offer the final illustration as a vector image because this allows it to be resized without distortion. However, they may also provide other formats including ESP, AI, JPG & PNG depending on whether you need an online or print design.

Many illustrators are degree qualified, but many are self-taught. It’s more important that your illustrator has an eye for design and suitable skills to use drawing tools or drawing software that enhances and refines their illustrations.

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What does illustration include?

An illustrator can produce custom artwork, drawings, and images to suit almost any purpose. They combine freehand drawing with specialised computer software to create simple or sophisticated images. Here are some ways you can work with an illustration artist:

Book illustrations

Have you written a book? You can hire a book illustrator to bring your storybook to life - especially if it’s aimed at children. They’ll create original characters and drawings that follow your storyline to make it more engaging to young readers. Your book illustrator may also design a cover that draws attention to help boost sales.

Caricatures and cartoons

Many illustrators specialise in drawing likenesses from an image or photograph. These can make a great gift for a friend or family member, or become part of your marketing collateral to help tell a story. Your illustrator may choose parts of the subject’s face or body to accentuate as part of their comical drawing. Caricatures are quick to create - you’ll often find them in tourist areas with high foot traffic. But you can also find an illustrator online to help create your drawings.

Advertising and marketing illustrations

Want unique advertising and marketing material? Hire an illustrator to create images that fit cleverly with your content to help communicate your business message. Firstly, they’ll discuss how you want to use the marketing material and do some research, before developing a design concept. Once you’ve agreed on a concept, they’ll finalise their drawings and provide a vector image for your graphic designer to incorporate into your marketing collateral. If your illustrator is also providing logo design and graphic design services, they’ll place the illustration into a layout file (usually in Adobe InDesign) and finalise the entire document so it’s ready for printing.

Animations

From popular GIFs through to short animated clips and longer video-style productions, the freelance illustrator can use their creative skills to deliver animations that communicate your message. Firstly, they’ll design images or characters that align with your brand or personal style. Next, they’ll develop a storyboard to plan out what needs to happen during the animation. Finally, your illustrator will put it all together using software like Autodesk Maya, Adobe Animate, or Blender to produce your animation.

Recent Illustrators tasks

Illustrated drawings

$100

Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia

18th Feb 2024

Cafe illustration drawing

Graphic Designer to edit coloured jpeg's in Photoshop / Illustrator.

$150

Parramatta NSW, Australia

15th Feb 2024

I have small colour product labels in jpeg format, that require editing of images and text manipulation, to make compatible for commercial application. Full details supplied to sucessful designer.

Illustrator

$250

Mosman NSW, Australia

14th Feb 2024

Would like someone to draw myself And my future husband at our ceremony (live) in october 2024

Font based / word mark logo and illustration to support

$80

Leichhardt NSW, Australia

28th Dec 2023

For a boutique bricks and mortar skin atelier and cool curated retail destination / e commerce in Annandale Leichhardt cusp area. need someone whos great on Font (doestn ahve to be original just clverly styles) but need hand drawn illustration skills capture the outline of 1910 heritage original shop front / building (with a modern twist on the door opening and colour pop for insta etc). cool fun job, great for your portfolio and I'd be delighted to credit you and your work. Biz Name for logo (with a vintage / modern twist). Skin Studio by Jane old school - print artwork and biz card / vip card work also available and a one off letter box shortened menu / promo leaflet for opening. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 December 2023

Illustration of heritage shop for boutique logo

$80

Leichhardt NSW, Australia

28th Dec 2023

Boutique retail and bespoke facial salon. Skin Studio by Jane (High end, a chic little biz in a gorgeous 1910 building / group of shops t) i don't want anything clinical after word mark (no icons) cursive vintage feel for Skin Studio as the primary brand and by Jane secondary font. I had to add by Jane as so many domains were taken so biz name was restricted by domain name saturation. Think cool French atelier or Potts point restaurant or French fashion house. Quiet luxury with a cool kids vibe / no gimmick, no Botox, not over branded, Vogue meets Refinery, not clinical, bespoke. Hope this helps. Jane - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 29 December 2023

Illustrator

$1,000

Gold Coast QLD, Australia

25th Dec 2023

I need an illustrator for a children’s book, I am writing. Images of mostly animals. If you need an idea, think about Madagascar or something similar. It will be ongoing work for the right person and could be a project that will takeoff. The price on this isn’t reflective of the actual price it’s just because they need a number on this app. - Due date: Flexible

Art illustration

$200

Spearwood WA, Australia

14th Dec 2023

-Illustrate and vectorise pencil artwork -Place vector art on digital garment templates ready for print. - Due date: Flexible

Need a fashion designer/ graphic illustrator

$100

Brisbane QLD, Australia

6th Dec 2023

Need a fashion designer/ graphic illustrator to assist in bringing my ideas to life - Due date: Flexible

- Adobe Illustrator Tutor - Make Slide Presentation - WIX Tuition

$150

Broadbeach QLD, Australia

5th Dec 2023

I need help using Adobe products and preferably also WIX. I want to learn as I work, but have guidance on how to achieve certain tasks/effects etc. I would like to alter signage designs, create a loop of images to display on a screen at a tradeshow and just generally learn how to use Adobe (inc photoshop). I am also updating a WIX website, am good on SEO side, but would like help with using the design tools. I would like work with you on a regular basis. I can budget for $25/hr. This tasks is listed for 6 hours, but can be broken into two days if needed. In future I'd imagine that I'd need help 5 hrs/week. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Adobe Illustrator Tutor

$100

Cannon Hill QLD, Australia

2nd Dec 2023

I would like to learn this program and WIX website design. I would like to work with someone who can assist me to implement my ideas while I get more competent. $25/hr - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 2 December 2023

Lovely. Talented. Great at explaining. Quick to understand requirements.

Adobe illustrator

$1,000

Sydney NSW, Australia

30th Nov 2023

Logo tweaks and web design - Due date: Flexible

Adobe Illustrator. Adobe Indesign. Adobe Photoshop

$30

Wavell Heights QLD, Australia

5th Nov 2023

Looking for Tutor Adobe illustrator Adobe Indesign Adobe Photoshop Ideally in our home - Wavell Heights Brisbane. - Due date: Flexible

Charcoal Illustrator is required

$5

McKinnon VIC, Australia

2nd Nov 2023

Hi there, I am looking for a person who would be able to help me illustrate my book that I would like to hopefully self publish. I have limited knowledge in the process of the book production, but I have written a few fairy tales in Russian and in English. I would like to work with a person who is able to make illustrations in char coal or similar. I might change my mind and choose something else. Please check the illustrations below. Please, give me ideas and the cost. Budget is negotiable, so I can not provide the exact figure. - Due date: Flexible

Tutor for Basic Adobe Illustrator

$50

Oxenford QLD 4210, Australia

26th Oct 2023

I have brought a printing machine that requires design to be done in Adobe Illustrator. I need someone to teach me how to set up and show me how to put my designs on the templates. - Due date: Flexible

Looking for experienced illustrator

$5

Melbourne VIC, Australia

18th Oct 2023

Looking for experienced illustrator to help me with me new pizza concept. Examples design for card box, soft serve cup and few online designs for website & social media Please reply with your previous work - Due date: Flexible

Tutor for illustrator

$45

Beenleigh QLD, Australia

26th Sep 2023

Hello, I’m a fashion design student looking for some help with Adobe illustrator, I have my course content that I’d like to go through. Some things I’d need help with is adding brushes and doing a few run through of creating garments with the correct line weight and order. I would like a first initial 45 min lesson and then go from there :) I have a Mac laptop and iPad which I’m learning on so shortcut knowledge would be awesome too. - Due date: Flexible

Illustration

$150

Minchinbury NSW, Australia

7th Sep 2023

T-shirt design for front or back of a t-shirt, hoodie ect

Basic Graphic Design - Illustrator/ Photoshop / InDesign

$200

St Peters NSW, Australia

31st Aug 2023

This is not a job for remote working please - we need someone on site. The payment is $200 per day. We need someone who is available immediately to work a few days next week. The job is on site in St Peter’s. You will need your own laptop to work on. This task requires someone who is detail oriented and able to use Illustrator / Photoshop / InDesign. - Due date: Flexible

Very polite and nice person and got the job done despite having a very swollen hand! Thanks :)

Illustration design

$130

Plainland QLD 4341, Australia

31st Jul 2023

I’m wondering if there is anyone local that has the skillset to assist with illustration design for t shirt. I have the basics of a design that I would like to bring to life but not the skillset to do it. Ideally 2 or 3 variations of each design concept with pending alerts ions as needed. Happy to negotiate on pricing. Designs are based On hunting/fishing. - Due date: Flexible

Illustrated property sitemap (aerial view)

$250

Bangalow NSW, Australia

18th Jul 2023

We need a sitemap hand drawn of our property with the purpose to clearly illustrate configuration / surrounding areas of property. This will be uploaded to our website and we would also like a version that can be used on social media (stories). We would like it to be inline with our brand guidelines / look and feel of our luxury offer. - Due date: Flexible