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US Government Printing Office

Ben's Guide to the US Government

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Character designs, background illustrations and web game illustrations for "Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government" website. The site's purpose is to teach grade school kids about the various branches and functions of the U.S. Government.

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illustration of Character design poses for animation project
illustration of Character design and logo design for animation project
illustration of Vector illustrations of LEGO Bionicles for McDonalds' Happy Meal Bag. Commissioned by ARC Worldwide. # LEGO, Bionicle, McDonalds, Happy Meal, toy, toys, game, game art, licensed property, licensing, licensed character, kids, kids' book, children, children's book, cartoon character, packaging, food packaging
illustration of Children fly through the skies on their pet dragon.  Book cover illustration for DreamWorks Press'
illustration of Promotional piece depicting a lovely woman with a Valentine's Day themed background.  # holiday, Valentines Day, card, love, heart, hearts, greeting card, girl, woman, female, feminine, game, game art, licensed property, licensing, licensed character, kids, kids' book, children, children's book, cartoon character, character design
illustration of Garden Fairies have fun flying the skies on a windy day. Picture image for IKEA's
illustration of Character design poses for
illustration of 96 page coloring book illustration for IKEA's
illustration of Papa gives Baby Po a bubble bath. Picture book illustration for DreamWorks Press'
illustration of Promotional piece depicting a comical Yeti Christmas caroling with a winter themed background. # yeti, snowman, abominable snowman, scarf, top hat, Christmas carols, caroling, teeth, horns, monster, toothy, snowflake, Christmas tree, Christmas, Christmas card, snow, winter, cartoon character, character design, children's book. kids, greeting card, licensing, licensed character
illustration of The sun sets as Nicky's gang of bank robbers drive their getaway car into the desert. Illustrated panel from the graphic novel
illustration of Friendly ghosts explore a mysterious underground cave full of emerald treasures. Picture image for IKEA's
illustration of Silly dinosaurs sail the high seas on their pirate ship. Two page spread for activity picture book
illustration of Landscape view of Stonehenge at dusk. Background art for online video game (FoxCub Games). # stonehenge, mystical, mystery, ancient, ruins, England, rocks, sky, landscape, sunset, video game, background art, tourist destination, travel, game, video game, children's books, picture book
illustration of Red Riding Hood travels through a dark forest path on her way to Grandma's house. Background art for online video game (FoxCub Games). # red riding hood, girl, cape, picnic basket, fairy tale, forest, woods, trees, animals, squirrel, vines, flowers, wolf, cottage, grandma's house, spooky, scary, children's book, kids' book, background art, video game, character design, licensed character, licensing
illustration of Hiccup fixes Toothless' tail down by the river. Picture book illustration for DreamWorks Press'
illustration of Peaceful Japanese zen garden with pond, traditional bridge, and cherry trees in blossom. Background art for online video game (FoxCub Games). # Japan, Japanese, cherry trees, cherry blossoms, bridge, nature, pleasant, plants, zen, garden, zen garden, children's book, kids' book, picture book, background art, video game, landscape
illustration of Graphic novel depiction of a 1930's penitentiary. Mob boss
illustration of Papa Panda reads baby Po a story before bed. Picture book illustration for DreamWorks Press'
illustration of An Indiana Jones-type explorer discovers a Mayan ruin in the jungle with a friendly cheetah
illustration of Rosa the Root Queen navigates a treacherous underground river with her bat friends. Picture image for IKEA's
illustration of Silly dinosaurs spend the day working and playing down on the farm. Two page spread for activity picture book
illustration of Minion dragons bring food offerings to the giant mother dragon
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illustration of Police Chief O'Malley surveils a bank in hopes of apprehending some notorious bank robbers. . Illustrated panel from the graphic novel
illustration of Birds, bats and fairies investigate a mysterious stranger in their treehouse. Picture image for IKEA's
illustration of Mr. Cheeps flies over 1930's downtown Chicago. Illustrated panel from the graphic novel
illustration of Black and white coloring book art depicting an array of sunflowers. Interior spread for IKEA's
illustration of A Northwest Coast tribal village depicting lodges, totem poles, and canoes on the shoreline. Background art for online video game (FoxCub Games). # beach, shore, totem pole, canoe, canoes, huts, lodge, forest, mountains, grass, ocean, water, fishing, village, fishing village, Native American, Northwest, children's book, kids' book, picture book, background art, video game, landscape
illustration of Baby Po and Papa catch some sun on the rocks down by the river. Picture book illustration for DreamWorks Press'
illustration of Red Riding Hood and friends gather inside Grandma's rustic living room for tea and cake. Background art for online video game (FoxCub Games). # red riding hood, girl, cape, picnic basket, fairy tale, flowers, woodsman, axe, cake, grandma, people, fireplace, coffee table, wolf, cottage, rustic, grandma's house, children's book, kids' book, picture book, background art, video game, licensed character, character design
illustration of Hiccup flees from a hostile dragon while the Viking village is under attack. Picture book illustration for DreamWorks Press'
illustration of Silly dinosaurs rule the land from their bustling royal castle. Two page spread for activity picture book
illustration of Baby Po and Papa have a fun day together at the market. Picture book illustration for DreamWorks Press'
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illustration of Black and white coloring book art depicting an intricate paisley pattern. Interior spread for IKEA's
illustration of Wizard, Kat and friends have a fun day casting spells at the Fair. Picture image for IKEA's
illustration of Mama spends the day playing with Baby Po. Picture book illustration for DreamWorks Press'

Profile

Shawn Finley is an illustrator, designer and painter from Chicago, IL. Influenced by comic book art, animation, pop art and designer toys, Shawn’s work is a stylistic fusion of all of the above, with a specialty in book illustration and character design. He is proud to have recently worked with DreamWorks Press on their Baby Po, Madagascar, and How to Train Your Dragon picture book adaptations. Shawn began illustrating professionally while studying fine arts in college, and followed up with his first picture book "The Boo Baby Girl Meets the Ghost of Mable’s Gable" in 1992. Since then, he has gone on to establish his own illustration and design studio, producing work for numerous ad agencies, publishers, game developers, and manufacturers. Clients include DreamWorks, IKEA, McDonalds, Sylvan Learning, U.S. Government Printing Office, Shire, and more. He also designs toys, paints, and creates comics in his spare time. You can find more of his work on the web at badlikeme.net and his Facebook fan page.

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Acrylic, Animation, Black & White, Cartoon, Design, Digital, Graphic, Line, Line with Color, Logo Design, Painterly, Pen & Ink, Stylized, Watercolor, Decorative, Pattern, Film/Entertainment, Vector, Apps/Mobile

Subject/Specialties

Action, Adventure, Animals, Architecture, Book Covers, Botanical, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Comic Book, Corporate, Education, Family, Fantasy, Greeting Cards, Historical, Holidays, Landscape, Licensing, Mystery, Nature, Packaging, People, Product, Romance, Toys & Games, Travel, Web Illustration, Americana, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Feminine, Youth, Ethnic, Environmental, Urban