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James Serafino 2020

James Serafino

illustration of Mr. Duck had made a mistake.

lost, found, discovery, journey, exploration, accident, shock, awe, surprise, mystery, mysterious, town, city, lilliput, gulliver;s travels, duck, animal, river, town
illustration of He had come to the wrong place maybe?

ghost, haunted, quarantine, world, refugee, ww2, world, war, manor, home, exile, vacation, wrong, story, house, castle, horror, scary, ominous, weird, freaky, mystery.
illustration of It wasn't as easy as it seemed.

frog, science, experiment, school, friend, friends, friendship. enemy. kids, rivalry, animals. playtime, play, nature, earth, climate, school project, education, children's book, escape, turtle, cute animals, river, woods, field, bully, laughter, embarrassed
illustration of Friends forever

friendship, anger, fight, argument, disagreement, sorry, apologize, guilty, remorse, childhood, friends, adventure, frog, tree, sulking,
frog, science, experiment, school, friend, friends, friendship. enemy. kids, rivalry, animals. playtime, play, nature, earth, climate, school project, education, children's book, escape, turtle, cute animals, river, woods, field, bully, laughter, embarrassed
illustration of Election day.

politics, news, fake news, voting, vote, election, community, civics, civil service, reporter, journalism, questions, answers, grumpy, angry, liar, arrogant, bully, city, rage, office,
illustration of Victory!

politics, news, fake news, voting, vote, election, community, civics, civil service, reporter, journalism, questions, answers, grumpy, angry, liar, arrogant, bully, city, rage, office, Victory, inauguration, oath
illustration of Life is not a race.

Animals, friends, forest, life, grow up, wild, free, journey, learning, experience, bear, deer, boy, monkey, fox, race, run, exercise, fun, competition, rules
illustration of Science project underway.

friends, frogs, science, project, class, school, experiment, nature, wildlife, environment, animals, learning, notes, math, knowledge, understanding,
frog, science, experiment, school, friend, friends, friendship. enemy. kids, rivalry, animals. playtime, play, nature, earth, climate, school project, education, children's book, escape, turtle, cute animals, river, woods, field, bully, laughter, embarrassed
illustration of two girls with different talents

Talent, flower, garden, sad, jealous, inferior, friends, mistake, failure, bloom, blossom, thrive, expression, succeed, happy, colorful, plant, idea, imagination, child, girl, dream, make believe
illustration of Everyone has a different talent

Talent, flower, garden, sad, jealous, inferior, friends, mistake, failure, bloom, blossom, thrive, expression, succeed, art, drawing, ideas, imagination, make believe, happy, girl, child, artist, colorful, plant, idea, imagination, perseverance, pretend, inspiration, play, work,
illustration of Dinosaurs don't even exist.  

dinosaur, make believe, pretend, knight, games, fun, autism, imagination, kids, playground, history, science, knowledge, misunderstanding, friends, friendship, idea, school, knowledge, understanding, rivals, bad news, mistake, mean, joke, skeptical, colored pencil, children's book, hand drawn
illustration of Not for all the tea in China...

tea, history, aristocrat, upper class, royal, china, wealthy, rich, explorer, children's book, hand drawn, colored pencil, ancestors, business, breakfast, food, drink, editorial, finance, economics, idea, imagination, eureka, news,
illustration of Nobody likes a dragon!

dragon, monster, villain, enemy, fairytale, fantasy, gossip, name calling, reputation, friends, hurt feelings, neighbors, bully, fight, mob, riot, self esteem, depression, anxiety, social outcast
illustration of You never know what you'll find.

pirate, boy, pet, treasure, pirate, map, play, imagination, game, dig, ground,earth, buried, underground, lost, found, children's book, hand drawn, painting, friends, explorer, children, fish, pretend, toy,
illustration of Sometimes home is not the place you live.

home, castle, stars, princess, light, windows, house, universe, earth, planet, life, children's book, hand drawn, painting, fairy tale, bedtime story, fable, lost, found, night time, dark, light, shadow, moon, stars, garden, escape, plan,
illustration of Welcome to the Machine.

smartphone, phone, device, technology, science, lifestyle, internet, web, fake news, modern, problems, attention, trouble, zombie, distraction, children's book, hand drawn, painting, editorial, business, economics, finance, future, past, smart, intelligence, lie, truth, community, citizen, city, rural, sheep, nature, lost, reminder, remember, world, earth, nature,
illustration of The three wise men.


three wise men, christmas, king, arab, palestine, bible, jesus, christ, gifts, bethlehem, religion, robes, crown, scepter, culture, gold, frankincense, character design, children's book, hand drawn, painting, story, fairytale, hymn, beard, monarch,
illustration of They needed a gift to give the king.

wise men, jesus, christmas, christ, baby, desert, gold, arab, palestine, run, chase, religion, story, gospel, bible, christian, king, children's book, hand drawn, painting, monarch, story, sheep, gold, desert
illustration of Nathan only had ONE wish...

wish, star, space, baseball, run, kid, falling star, shooting star, imagination, nursery rhyme, dream, persistence, drive, hard work, determination, make believe, pretend, children's book, hand drawn, painting, nighttime, story,
illustration of The Boy Named Bird is always happy to make new friends.


friends, boy, bird, magic, fairytale, garden, flower, song, greeting, hello, nature, children's book, hand drawn, painting, rain, garden, collage, music, sheet music, notes, child, mystery,
illustration of Sneaking cookies was the best part of being a boy.


bird, boy, snack, cookies, treat, sneak, dessert, cookie jar, children's book, hand drawn, painting, food, lunch, meal, peanut butter, doughnut, fruit, honey, tea, cheese, feast,
illustration of The Little Light was LOST...

lighthouse, storybook, corn field, lost, alone, lonely, misplaced, field, vast, ocean, sea, landscape, horizon, children's book, hand drawn, painting, environment, light, dark, sky, horizon, dock, dilapidated, broken, home, new, unfamiliar, night, day
illustration of The night was bright and full of stars.

lighthouse, storybook, corn field, lost, alone, lonely, misplaced, field, vast, ocean, sea, landscape, horizon, night, space, stars, light, cat, weeds, plants, magic, darkness, midnight, blackness, children's book, hand drawn, painting, environment, light, dark, sky, horizon, dock, dilapidated, broken, home, new, unfamiliar, night, day, dream, wish, friends, cat, black
illustration of The little light made a new friend.

lighthouse, storybook, corn field, lost, alone, lonely, misplaced, field, vast, ocean, sea, landscape, horizon, darkness, star, light, space, dark, night, cat, friend, black cat, fish, rub, head butt, pet, friendship, companionship, allies, coworkers, children's book, hand drawn, painting, environment, light, dark, sky, horizon, dock, dilapidated, broken, home, new, unfamiliar, night, day
illustration of Life among the stars

stars, space, outer space, travel, space station, home, farm, planets, galaxies, observatory, science, experiment, climate change, colonization, earth, satellite, moon, ship, shuttle, life, future, human, children's book, hand drawn, painting, environment, light, dark, sky, horizon, dock, dilapidated, broken, home, new, unfamiliar, night, day, supplies, resources, environment
illustration of Finally, a little action.

pirate, boy, babysitter, games, imagination, field, home, runaway, pirate ship, canon, call, action, adventure, surprise, disbelief, reality, fantasy, treehouse, dog, sidekick, children's book, hand drawn, painting, environment, light, dark, sky, horizon, dock, dilapidated, broken, home, new, unfamiliar, night, day
illustration of Chores are for chumps.

pirate, babysitter, chores, job, bored, goof off, hat, pirate hat, game, imagination, feather, cap, haberdasher, friends, enemies, lazy, procrastinate, children's book, hand drawn, painting,  home, new, unfamiliar,
illustration of Three cheers to the new Captain!


pirate, game, imagination, captain, leader, election, animals, conquest, conquer, speech, leader, enthusiasm, public speaking, winner, battle, war, combat, cheers, congratulations, children's book, hand drawn, painting, accomplished, mission, win, winner, hero, new
illustration of A well earned treasure is its own reward.

pirate, ship, treasure, game, imagination, treehouse, pirate ship, canon, boy, king, crown, sword, win, best, fantasy, daydream, children's book, hand drawn, painting, pretend, reality, fort, winner, captain, hero,
illustration of The earth is our home.

earth, layers, science, geology, tea, crust, climate, history, dinosaurs, time, abstract, imagination, mermaid, home, dessert, life, sustainability, green energy, children's book, hand drawn, painting, cake, snack, tree, nature, history, earth, home, geology
illustration of The first leaf to fall!


goose, canada, migration, fall, winter, leaf, season, winter, foliage, adventure, vacation, climate, year, earth, time, animal, excitement, anthropomorphism, escape, children's book, hand drawn, painting, bird, run,
illustration of It happend EVERY year


goose, canada, migration, fall, winter, leaf, season, winter, foliage, adventure, vacation, climate, year, earth, time, animal, excitement, anthropomorphism, escape, exasperation, suspicious, field, tree,children's book, hand drawn, painting, annoyed, dread, suspicious, mystery
illustration of Time for a new way to travel.


goose, canada, migration, fall, winter, leaf, season, winter, foliage, adventure, vacation, climate, year, earth, time, animal, excitement, anthropomorphism, escape, travel, sightseeing, bus stop, tourist, photography, children's book, hand drawn, painting, luggage, suit case, parka, cold, camera, transportation, map, plan, excitement,
illustration of The inspector was displeased by what he'd found.


alien, earth, animals, wildlife, pollution, climate change, future, factory, generation, forest, fire, carbon emissions, water, pond, contamination, nuclear waste, robot, inspection, failure, dirty, children's book, hand drawn, painting, environment,global warming, alien, earth, spaceship, dirty, gross,
illustration of The problem was worse than imaginable.

alien, earth, animals, wildlife, pollution, climate change, future, factory, generation, forest, fire, carbon emissions, water, pond, contamination, nuclear waste, robot, inspection, failure, dirty, fossil fuel, children's book, hand drawn, painting, global warming, history, alien, oil, dinosaur
illustration of The expedition had taken a turn.

flat earth, balloon, explore, expedition, accident, gentlemen, education, fake news, conspiracy, adventure, climate, weather, storm, fly, elephant, determination, error, children's book, hand drawn, painting, adventure, knowledge, brave, desperate,  fairytale, mystery
illustration of All the color was hiding at the top of the world.


chimney, sheep, animal, hills, color, black and white, smog, climate change, carbon, emissions, smoke, coal, dirty, air, breathe, fresh, boy, sweater, color, job. labour, children's book, hand drawn, painting, sheep, sweater, wool, school, fairytale, education, history, civilization, society, black and white, pollution, smog
illustration of The new kid seemed a little strange.


baseball, race, kids, diversity, acceptance, play, games, inclusive, black and white, time, modern, antique, friends, shy, confused, acceptance, sports, america. melting pot, children's book, hand drawn, painting, race, inclusive, history, civilization, make believe, pretend,
illustration of tea for two


tea, earth, life, climate, carbon, emission, industry, history, science, crust, tea pot, human, children's book, hand drawn, painting, geology, earth, rock, stone, dirt, snack, life
illustration of Cover for my book, THIS LITTLE PIGGY, Philomel 2019


children's book, publishing, pig, cereal, girl, child, garbage, box, story, cute, hungry, snack, mess, crumbs, dirty, clean, chores,  fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk,
illustration of This kid loved cereal.

children's book, publishing, pig, cereal, girl, child, garbage, box, story, cute, hungry, snack, mess, crumbs, dirty, clean, chores, bath time, sport, baseball, distracted, obsessed, food, favorite, comics, fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk,
illustration of The dog filled up


children's book, publishing, pig, cereal, girl, child, garbage, box, story, cute, hungry, snack, mess, crumbs, dirty, clean, chores, bath time, sport, baseball, distracted, obsessed, food, favorite, comics, dog, pet, problem, solution,  fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk, fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk,
illustration of This was getting out of hand.



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illustration of Cats will be cats.


children's book, publishing, pig, cereal, girl, child, garbage, box, story, cute, hungry, snack, mess, crumbs, dirty, clean, chores, bath time, sport, baseball, distracted, obsessed, food, favorite, comics, dog, pet, problem, solution,  fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk, fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk, nap
illustration of Best Friends


children's book, publishing, pig, cereal, girl, child, garbage, box, story, cute, hungry, snack, mess, crumbs, dirty, clean, chores, bath time, sport, baseball, distracted, obsessed, food, favorite, comics, dog, pet, problem, solution,  fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk, fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk,
illustration of A noble companion


children's book, publishing, pig, cereal, girl, child, garbage, box, story, cute, hungry, snack, mess, crumbs, dirty, clean, chores, bath time, sport, baseball, distracted, obsessed, food, favorite, comics, dog, pet, problem, solution,  fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk, fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk,
illustration of It seemed like she was doomed.


children's book, publishing, pig, cereal, girl, child, garbage, box, story, cute, hungry, snack, mess, crumbs, dirty, clean, chores, bath time, sport, baseball, distracted, obsessed, food, favorite, comics, dog, pet, problem, solution,  fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk, fairytale, breakfast, child, animals, tiger, elephant, pony, dog, home, lazy, job, milk,
illustration of Everything had gone tragically out of control.

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illustration of Science will save us.


science, volcano, climate change, carbon, emission, fossil fuel, earth, laboratory, car, dinosaur, history, geology, computer, information, fake news, fire, lava, machine, eruption children's book, hand made, sports car,
illustration of Olive had a very active imagination.


imagination, girl, child, imaginary friend, giraffe, lightning bug, fire fly, night, summer, season, lamp, shade, stars, warm, dark, game, play, magic, capture, release, free, Children's book, hand made, light,
illustration of This spell was a difficult thing to learn.

witch, green, skin, spell, book, learn, magic, knowledge, study, burn, mistake, spoil, young, discouraged, ingredients, bottles, potion, recipe, instructions, children's book, hand made, bones,
illustration of She had never seen a monster like this!


monster, hunter, dinosaur, mother, mom, baby, child, raise, rear, egg, hatch, newborn, science, study, learn, education, care, question, suprise, evolution, specimen, parent, son, daughter, family, wild, tame,
illustration of She was happy to make new friends.


underwater, girl, fish, ocean, explore, bottom of the sea, coral reef, tropical, breathe, air, bubble, categorize, fin, eyes, lost, big, small, food chain,
illustration of His crimes were unspeakable.

rabbit, jail, prison, ball and chain, bars, confinement, justice, stone, criminal, crime, punishment, law, order,
illustration of Yep, definitely haunted.


ghost, haunted, tea, cake, sunshine, house, creepy, shadows, kid, child, boy, scared, victorian, suit, schoolboy, rich, upperclass, room, light, nightmare, fear, brave,
illustration of It was a friendly first meeting.


knight, armor, woman, adventure, explore, river, frog, musketeer, friends, ally, battle, war, fantasy, bow, greeting, respect, royalty, society, etiquette, manners, warrior, sword, water, fog, weather,
illustration of There was only one thing to do!


runaway, forest, night, knight, castle, obedience, stag, mission, adventure, explore, moon light, shadows, home, hero, woman, man, dream, wish,
illustration of It was a wonderful party.


party, ball, fairy, magic, home, estate, house, ship, life, civilization, society, rich, aristocrat, high class, fashion, fancy, night, dream, furniture, terrarium, science, fantasy, world, realm, explore, gathering, wedding
illustration of The prince was lost in the mists.


sail, journey, explore, prince, mist, fog, magic, shakespeare, poetry, ship, boat, water, ocean, sea, magic, world, realm, puffin, bird, lost, found, unexpected
illustration of The prince was shipwrecked he didn't know where.


sail, journey, explore, prince, mist, fog, magic, shakespeare, poetry, ship, boat, water, ocean, sea, magic, world, realm, puffin, bird, lost, found, unexpected, centurion,roman, theater, bard, minstrel, shipwrecked, rocks, lost, found, troop, troupe, soothsayer, merlin, magician, music, musician, guitar, lute, clown
illustration of sail, journey, explore, prince, mist, fog, magic, shakespeare, poetry, ship, boat, water, ocean, sea, magic, world, realm, puffin, bird, lost, found, unexpected, centurion,roman, theater, bard, minstrel, shipwrecked, rocks, lost, found, troop, troupe, soothsayer, merlin, magician, music, musician, guitar, lute, clown, band, play, story, musical,
illustration of The play's the thing.



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illustration of take a bow.



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illustration of The best soup recipe you'll ever find.

soup, chowder, melville, moby, dick, ocean, sea, clam, bowl, recipe, ship, boat, fish, bowl, whale, beast, monster, revenge, book, meal, appetizer, sailing,
illustration of Her uncle always sends the best gifts from his travels around the world.

uncle, monkey, gift, museum, present, gift, travel, journey, artifacts, culture, archeology, history, magic, legend, art,
illustration of moon, boy, fox ,rose, bird, lonely, little, prince, cute, whimsical, classic, story, tale, book, planet,
illustration of Don't forget!


grumpy, mood, blanket, quilt, bad day, marshmallow, cocoa, comics, girl, narrator, rain, cloudy, angry, anxiety, fear, emotion, unhappy, scared, mean, irritable
illustration of No she didn't



grumpy, mood, blanket, quilt, bad day, marshmallow, cocoa, comics, girl, narrator, rain, cloudy, angry, anxiety, fear, emotion, unhappy, scared, mean, irritable, harbor, runaway, city, skyline, luggage, suitcase
illustration of Harry and friends.


harry potter, ron, hermione, magic, spell, young adult, hogwarts, school, wizard, witch, character, fight, defend, story, rowling, friends, classmate, hero. boy, girl,
illustration of Mr. Bear was trying to SLEEP!


bear, noise, hibernation, rude, commotion, nap, sleep, snooze, society, civilization, loud, sleepy, exhausted, grumpy, angry, pajamas, slumber, construction, volume,
illustration of Wedding present for a happy couple.


wedding, cake, marriage, married, love, family, celebration, bride, groom, party, home, house, flowers, gift,
illustration of A collection of classic characters.


reading, story, library, classic, knowledge, literacy, hero, beast, fantasy, fairytale, magic, book, character design, read, education,
illustration of You might not believe it, but I swear its true.

Born, hatch, boy, bird, nest, home, house, family, magic, newborn, birdhouse, animals, parents, son, baby
illustration of The Boy Named Bird was eager to learn how to sing like his father

sing, song, bird, flowers, music, father, son, boy, animals, concert, rehearsal, practice, teach, learn
illustration of A boy is always ready to go exploring.

Bird, boy, city, school, exploring, journey, bridge, crossing, magic, river,
illustration of The Boy named Bird lived in a very rainy garden.

garden, tea, bird, boy, rain, music, song, sing, animals, adventure, explore, runaway, bindle
illustration of The Boy Named Bird had made a grave mistake.

Bird, boy, cat, attack, run, fight, flight, flee, music, song, animals, nature,
illustration of Every boy has to eat their vegetables.

vegetable, boy, eat, horror, bird, gross, disgusting, meal, dinner,
illustration of The kingdom of Hyrule from the Legend of Zelda video game franchise


video game, world, palace, zelda, kingdom, volcano, dungeon, monster, moon, life,

Profile

James Serafino is an illustrator of magic and whimsy. His watercolor images range across all subjects and outlets to bring to life stories of all varieties. His first picture book, THIS LITTLE PIGGY 2019, is out now with Penguin Random House. The artist is represented by Steven Malk at Writer's House .

Style/Techniques

Black & White, Cartoon, Collage, Colored Pencil, Figurative, Gouache, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Watercolor, Whimsical

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Architecture, Botanical, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Comic Book, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Fashion/Cosmetics, Food, Health, Historical, Holidays, Landscape, Nature, People, Political, Religious, Romance, Science, Scientific, Still Life, Technology, Toys & Games, Travel, Wildlife, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Spiritual, Youth, Ethnic, Game, Environmental