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December Social Media Banner

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Created for Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Central and Southern Ohio) December 2019 social media banners.

Jan Benham
illustration of chipmunk, skating, ice skating, winter, Christmas, holiday, candy cane, cute, smiling, happy, red skates, cartoon
illustration of Cover for a book written by Lilla Rogers. sloth, parrot, cute, sweet, happy, lazy, own drummer, painting, paintbrush, humorous, orange, limited palette, tennis shoes, orange shoes, untied laces, paint buckets, ball cap, teal, purple, picture book, mischievous, fun-loving
illustration of Page spread from from a children's short story written by Lilla Rogers. sloth, parrot, dog, cute, sweet, interior scene, night light, mischievous, pajamas, bedroom, limited palette, smiling, happy, guileless, painting on the wall, caught in the act, surprised, amused
illustration of Character for I Paint Purple, a story by Lilla Rogers. girl, little girl, chubby, overweight, cute, artist, messy, friendship, stuffed bunny, cute, happy, red hair, ponytail, sweet, glasses, purple, pink, mischievous, fun-loving
illustration of Cover for I Paint Purple, a story by Lilla Rogers. girl, little girl, chubby, overweight, cute, artist, messy, friendship, stuffed bunny, cute, happy, red hair, ponytail, sweet, glasses, purple, pink, painting, dripping paint, paintbrush, easel, mischievous, fun-loving, parrot, friendship
illustration of Art created for editorial about slowing global warming through veganism. Cow, blackboard, chalkboard, hand lettering, character, whimsical, humorous, cow with glasses, cow wearing dress, cartoon, smiling, climate change, sad earth
illustration of Created for an SCBWI word prompt (magic) contest. magic, magical, reading, book, Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, small boy, jumping into book, happy, colorful, joy, adventure, magic dust, picture book, children's book,
illustration of cat, white cat, book cover, French fairy tale, period clothing, royal dress, feathers, fancy hats, prince, toy horse, wooden horse, landscape, castle, sunny sky, blue sky, pearls, bracelet, blue eyes, smiling, happy, railing, cobblestone walk, palace gates, palace, distant kingdom
illustration of Created for an SCBWI masterclass, revisiting villainy in children's literature. Young girl, wolf, glasses, elder, cane, deep woods, dappled light, trusting child, dapper, charming villain, animal, sweet smile, Red Riding Hood, fairytale, betrayal of trust, innocence
illustration of ladybug, grandmother, grandchild, mother, child, cute, loving, adoring look, tender, smiling, day with grandma, walk in the rain, splashing in puddles, ladybug with clothes, red shoes, red hat, umbrella, leaf umbrella, raindrops, rainbow, distant city,
illustration of Created to promote National Literacy Day

National Literacy Day, teddy bears, reading, picture book, Winnie the Pooh, cute, family, children, father, parent, son, daughter, glasses, love, smiling, happy, reading to children, character design,
illustration of Character development for The Road Ahead, by Zoe Tucker. elephant, mouse, children, cookies, eating cookies, sharing, talking, smiling, happy, sitting, red shoes, red hair, purple elephant, cute, kind, friendship, caring, bully, walking, dancing, tripping, listening, standing up for friend, protecting, children's book
illustration of Book cover for  a picture book written by Zoe Tucker. elephant, mouse, road, journey, travels, friends, whimsical, cute, happy, backpack, distant hills, limited palette, sweet, friendly, animals in clothes
illustration of Page spread from The Road Ahead, a sweet narrative about life's journey, written by Zoe Tucker. elephant, skateboard, skateboarding, athletic, happy, carefree, adventurous, distant cityscape, mole, cow in field, smiling, limited color, underpants, flying
illustration of Young girl watches out her window as farm animals enjoy a moonlit skating party. girl, glasses, stuffed toy, sheep, rabbit, raccoon, blue bird, red bird, horse, cow, pig, goat, mice, campfire, marshmallow roast, snowman, flying kite, barn, starry night, moonlit night, ice skating, skating, pond, winter, Christmas, snow, snowscape, window panes, moon, smiling happy, wonderment
illustration of dog playing banjo, rabbit playing bass, street band, bluegrass band, animal band, animals in clothing, happy, colorful, singing, sitting on a stool, strumming banjo, plucking bass, bass fiddle, rabbit with glasses, dachshund
illustration of A happy, whimsical look at a balloon ride through the Canadian Rockies. bighorn sheep, giraffe, mountain goat, hippo, moose, elephant, selfie, selfie stick, tourists, hot air balloon, mountains, lake view, glacier lake, animals in sweaters, animals in sunglasses, Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies, smiling, happy, travel, touring, sunny day, pine trees
illustration of Moose, smiling, happy, champagne,


Jan Benham is an Ohio artist who enjoys collaborating with clients to create engaging, character-based illustration. It's been her pleasure to work with wonderfully creative people from Highlights for Children, McGraw-Hill Publishing, Abbott Laboratories, Nationwide Insurance, Ohio Health and many other companies and institutions.


Cartoon, Colored Pencil, Digital, Painterly, Whimsical, Chalkboard


Humor, Animals, Book Covers, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Editorial, Education, Family, Greeting Cards, Historical, Holidays, Landscape, Licensing, Music, Mystery, Nature, People, Sports, Toys & Games, Travel, Web Illustration, Food/Beverage, Feminine, Masculine, Environmental