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picture book and cover illustrations by Jan Dolby watercolour paint and digital applications

Jan Dolby
illustration of digital illustration of a wolf sneaking through a vegetable garden 
photoshop, watercolour scans, hand drawing, animal, prey, wolf, vegetarian, food, healthy, dark
illustration of digital illustration about peaceful living #animal #alligator #peace #worldpeace #living #editorial #lifestyle #digitalart #wildlife #reptile #green #loveandpeace #love
illustration of digital artwork for picture book submission, photoshop, watercolour scans, illustration, food, friendship, animals, rabbit, wolf, wildlife, forest, gardens
illustration of scared squirrel, digital art, photoshop, watercolour scan, emotional, fear, wildlife, food, picture book, illustration
illustration of dog walker, lifestyle, employment, business, pet owner, grooming, walking, exercising, emotional, dog, pet, owner, dog breeding, animal shelters, veterinarians, doctors,
illustration of forestry, koala bear, animals, environment, landscaping, agriculture, farming, horticulture, editorial, habitat, ecosystems, green living, lifestyle, outdoors, education, learning,
illustration of animal, meditation, quiet, yoga, healthy lifestyle, exercise, contemplation, education, calm, wildlife, jungle, editorial, thinking, photoshop, illustration
illustration of pirates, vacation, holiday, travel, history, lifestyle, editorial, contemporary, family, relationships, children, parenting, treasure, treasure hunters, ship, boating, sailing, ocean, crew, sport, outdoors, camping,
illustration of waiting to bat.... photoshop illustration #editorial #sports #organizedsports #team #baseball #logistics #patience #learning #education #childrensillustration #illustration #digitalart #kids  #teammate #competition #winning #outdoors #playground
illustration of graphic planet chart of the solar system, education, planets, outerspace, solar system, symbols, learning, stars, moons, sun, space, information, chart,
illustration of black and white drawing of a prince with his black rabbit   #editorial #prince #child #rabbit #education #picturebook #drawing #royalty #rainbow #pet #crown #cartoon #linedrawing
illustration of Interior page from picture book Be Proud to be Blue by Diane Hull/MacLaren- Cochrane Publishing. 
character design, bird, wildlife, book illustration farmlife, horse, horseback riding, outdoors, picturebook, diversity, education, self-esteem
illustration of red gorilla portraits created with photoshop and watercolour scans 
#red #gorilla #wildlife #editorial #personality #attitude #emotions #education #learning #animal #parenting
illustration of a red gorilla and child piggyback time, lifestyle, parenting, mother, father, grandparents, yoga, reading, education, exercise, stretching, gorilla, ape, learning, relaxing, yoga classes, books, pages, learning, zen, meditation
illustration of A very talkative character for a future picture book. Created using photoshop. #characterdesign #picturebook #student #school #education #communication #editorial #child #drama #theatre
illustration of A very talkative character for a future picture book. Created using photoshop. #characterdesign #picturebook #student #school #education #communication #editorial #child #drama #theatre
illustration of one kid doesn't have any luck, fall fair, winning, goldfish, fall, autumn, games, children, ferris wheel, fair, festival, entertainment, activities, family, rides, fair food, donuts, diversity, children,
illustration of picture book illustration from upcoming release, children, science, laboratory, education, learning, school, experiments, teaching, safety,
illustration of group of children enjoying outside entertainment, education, music, lecture, summer, sunshine, sunflower field, diversity, activities, leadership,
illustration of women's health, pelvic, nutrition, reproduction, fertility, childbirth, health, education, relationships, editorial, medical education, hospital, children, parenting,
illustration of watercolor texture mixed with photoshop... koala bears, dancing, exercise, pandemic, music, editorial, healthy, healthy living, wildlife, bears, animals, lifestyle, senior citizens, humorous, texture, digital art, illustration
illustration of a child's bedroom, family, parenting, picture book, solar system, planets, home decor, decorating, furniture, possessions, children, education, fashion, home,
illustration of a mother and child,dinner, education, food, fruits, family, parenting, motherhood, mothers, children, play, cuddle, ape, gorilla, animal, nursery, jungle, animals, children, toddler, bananas,
illustration of Interior page from picture book Be Proud to be Blue by Diane Hull/MacLaren- Cochrane Publishing. 
wildlife, bird, farmlife, horse, horseback riding, outdoors, picturebook, diversity, education, self-esteem
illustration of Interior page from picture book Be Proud to be Blue by Diane Hull/MacLaren- Cochrane Publishing. 
farmlife, horse, horseback riding, outdoors, picturebook, diversity, education, self-esteem
illustration of a red gorilla reading while practising yoga, lifestyle, yoga, reading, education, exercise, stretching, gorilla, ape, learning, relaxing, yoga classes, books, pages, learning, zen, meditation
illustration of family outing, online learning, education, reading, family, home school, learning, toddler, lessons, virtual learning, parenting, motherhood, mothers, children, rocking chair, cuddle, ape, gorilla, animal, nursery, family dynamics, communication
illustration of a red gorilla thinking and meditating, lifestyle, yoga, reading, education, exercise, stretching, gorilla, ape, learning, relaxing, yoga classes, books, pages, learning, zen, meditation, wildlife, zoo,
illustration of women's health, pelvic, nutrition, reproduction, fertility, childbirth, health, education, relationships, editorial, medical education, hospital, children, parenting, anatomy, medical drawings, human anatomy
illustration of Interior page from picture book Be Proud to be Blue by Diane Hull/MacLaren- Cochrane Publishing. 
pondlife, animals, frog, parenting, family, farmlife, horse, horseback riding, outdoors, picturebook, diversity, education, self-esteem
illustration of character, animal, gorilla, food, garbage, walking, exercise, healthy eating, health, human, movement, walking, cooking, foods, fruits, photoshop, texture, character artist, illustration, jungle, monkey
illustration of love rider, cycling, bicycling, riding, protestor, editorial, love, cyclist, wheels, transportation, environmentalist, environment
illustration of gorilla, question, animal, wildlife, monkey, parenting, lecture, teaching, photoshop, illustration, character design, character, questioning, answering, language
illustration of women's health, pelvic, nutrition, reproduction, fertility, childbirth, health, education, relationships, editorial, medical education, hospital, children, parenting, anatomy, medical drawings, human anatomy
illustration of women's health, pelvic, nutrition, reproduction, fertility, childbirth, health, education, relationships, editorial, medical education, hospital, children, parenting, anatomy, medical drawings, human anatomy
illustration of a mother and child reading, online learning, education, reading, family, home school, learning, toddler, lessons, virtual learning, parenting, motherhood, mothers, children, rocking chair, cuddle, ape, gorilla, animal, nursery
illustration of character concept, gorilla, animal, looking, questioning, standing, stretching, yoga, lifestyle, curious, parent, listening, character, editorial
illustration of got a scratch, questioning, gorilla, animal, editorial, parenting, curiosity, scratch, human gesture, what?, environmentalist,  character, red, texture,
illustration of athletic, sports, outdoor, soccer, athlete, education, team, coaching, editorial, exercise, nutrition, health, parenting, children, education, sporting equipment, sport psychology,
illustration of cover design, picture book, reading, education, children, parenting, family, relationships, generations, heirlooms, antiques, collector, treasures,
illustration of parenting, mother, child, rabbits, Covid-19, virus, coronavirus, health, medical, editorial, playground, restrictions, lockdown, rules, learning, zoom, education, picture book,
illustration of Covid-19, virus, coronavirus, health, rabbit, children health, restrictions, animal, sickness, editorial, picture book, reading, education, learning, online learning
illustration of Covid-19, virus, coronavirus, health, healthcare, restrictions, children, parenting, education, learning, reading, picture book, rabbit, child, animal, sickness, pandemic, editorial
illustration of kids, children, siblings, brother, sister, friendship, rivalry, editorial, family, education, parenting, learning, relationships, lifestyle, whimsical, girl, boy,
illustration of ..an illustration from picture book
illustration of Covid-19, virus, coronavirus, pandemic, lockdown, health, healthcare, editorial, restrictions, city, town, village, country, buildings, houses, picture book, vacant streets, work from home, education, learning
illustration of Covid-19, virus, coronavirus, pandemic, social distancing, physical distancing, masks, lockdown, restrictions, global pandemic, sickness, healthcare, health, children, healthy, safe, education, learning, online learning, stay home, rabbit, character, animals
illustration of birthday, celebrations, glasses, baker, bakery, chef, cooking, baking, nutrition, foods, groceries, cake decorating, cakes, pastries, pies, eating, cooking classes, editorial, lessons, education, learning, parties, children's party, family, friendship, parenting,
illustration of Covid-19, social distancing, virus, pandemic, love, kissing, coronavirus, koala bear, animals, bears, couples, editorial, romance, relationships, dating, emotions, valentines, hearts, boyfriend, girlfriend,
illustration of Covid-19, virus, coronavirus, pandemic, lockdown, health, healthcare, editorial, restrictions, city, town, village, country, buildings, houses, picture book, vacant streets, work from home, education, learning
illustration of child, questioning, parenting, listening, hair salon, hair stylist, hearing, doctor, education, editorial, learning, childhood, whimsical, character, illustration, children,
illustration of goat, animal, farming, editorial, milk, food, nutrition, cheese, character, whimsical, yellow, farm animal, billygoat, animal, kid, livestock, agriculture
illustration of goat, animal, farming, editorial, milk, food, nutrition, cheese, character, whimsical, yellow, farm animal, billygoat, animal, kid, livestock, agriculture, trip of goats, family,
illustration of polar bear, arctic, weather, winter, seasonal, zoo, animal, bear, optical, editorial, snow, sunshine, arctic animal, ice, glaciers, ocean, fish, hunter, bear, symbol,
illustration of koala bear, dancing, hula, hawaii, palm trees, weather, skirt, music, editorial, island life, lifestyle, vacation, holiday, hotel, beach, ocean, relaxation, family, animal, sunshine, food,
illustration of koala bear, sledding, tobogganing, winter, sport, snow, weather, seasonal, editorial, family, family fun, winter activity, skiing, exercise, healthy, outdoors, bear, animal, winter fun, snowfall, snowflakes
illustration of koala bear, swimming, sport, floating, swimming pool, lake, ocean, beach, summer, lessons, education, safety, water, seas, vacation, holidays, family, children, relaxation, pool, outdoor sport, water toy, tube, editorial,
illustration of bathtub, koala bear, hygiene, lifestyle, soap products, cleaning products, editorial, bathing, relaxation, bubble bath, perfume products, scents, fragrant,
illustration of koala bear, editorial, animal, Australia, bear, environment, ecosystems, agriculture, outdoor, marsupial, bear,
illustration of ballet, dancer, dancing, editorial, theatre, school, exercise, dance lessons, dance classes, jazz, classical, contemporary dance, hip hop dancing, dance school, music, orchestras, koala bear, bear,
illustration of friendship, siblings, girlfriends, relationships, editorial, dancers, ballet, dance school, music, exercise, extra-curricular, activities, children, theatre, theatre school, orchestra, teacher, education, learning,
illustration of cover design, picture book, thankful, languages, grateful, children, parenting, education, learning, reading, character, illustrations, watercolor, painting,
illustration of emotion, mental health, children, parenting, education, editorial, relationships, family, friendships, health care, medical, nutrition, self-care, health, children's health,
illustration of emotion, fast food, food, eating, cooking, cook books, mental health, children, parenting, education, editorial, relationships, family, friendships, health care, medical, nutrition, self-care, health, children's health,
illustration of emotion, fast food, food, eating, cooking, cook books, mental health, children, parenting, education, editorial, relationships, family, friendships, health care, medical, nutrition, self-care, health, children's health,
illustration of cover design, picture book, mental health, children, education, parenting, learning, reading, health, nutrition, emotion, bullying, character design, relationships,
illustration of women, relationships, friendships, editorial, health, mental health, nutrition, women's health, education, diversity, culture, psychology
illustration of women, relationships, friendships, editorial, health, mental health, nutrition, women's health, education, diversity, culture, psychology
illustration of shopping, retail shopping, credit cards, money, editorial, financing, banking,
illustration of toys, products, children, editorial, parenting, childhood, lifestyle, retail, business, giving, financial, used products, purchasing,
illustration of family, generations, parenting, history, stories, senior living, editorial, retirement, elderly, health care, grandparenting, lifestyle, relationships, geriatric care, antiques, furniture, heirlooms,
illustration of shopping, retail shopping, credit cards, money, editorial, financing, banking,
illustration of hair stylist, hair salon, barber, hair cut, spa, editorial, animals, bison, fox, business, retail business, customers, customer service,
illustration of water sport, skiing, cottage, family, lake, ocean, vacation, holiday, beach, boating, sport, swimming, editorial, amphibian, frog, food, eating, nutrition, insect,
illustration of riding, horseback riding, super hero, heroes, zoo, zebra, sport, editorial, animal, special powers, super human, children, television, movies,
illustration of skiing, winter sport, snow skiing, mountains, ski hills, chairlift, vacation, holiday, family, snow, weather, winter, sport, exercise, outdoor activity, sporting equipment, rentals, chalet,
illustration of skiing, winter sport, snow skiing, mountains, ski hills, chairlift, vacation, holiday, family, snow, weather, winter, sport, exercise, outdoor activity, sporting equipment, rentals, chalet,
illustration of skiing, winter sport, snow skiing, mountains, ski hills, chairlift, vacation, holiday, family, snow, weather, winter, sport, exercise, outdoor activity, sporting equipment, rentals, chalet,
illustration of under the sea, ocean, ocean life, submarine, fish, whales, sharks, polar bears, reading, editorial, seas, water, swimming, water sport, fishing,
illustration of hiking, outdoor sport, recreation, outdoor activity, mountain climbing, climbing, sport, walking, covid-19, animals, fox, skunk, raccoon, rabbit, forest animals, equipment, editorial,
illustration of toys, children's products, bathroom safety, hygiene products, soap, bathing, family, children, bathroom, education, editorial,
illustration of bedtime, sleep, night time, toys, children's products, family, children, education, editorial, lifestyle, health,
illustration of mental health, little voice, bullying, health, children, parenting, picture book, family, emotions, education, school, learning, reading, relationships, strength, confidence,
illustration of cycling, unicycle, balance, emotion, mental health, little voice, health, children, parenting, family, medical care, education, editorial, confidence, attitude, anxiety, medical care,
illustration of goat, animal, farming, editorial, milk, food, nutrition, cheese, character, whimsical, yellow, farm animal, billygoat, animal, kid, livestock, agriculture

Profile

Jan an internationally published illustrator and character designer. She has illustrated over 20 picture books and is currently writing her own stories. Jan is a graduate of the Fine Arts program at the University of Guelph and works from her studio north of Toronto, Ontario. Clients include: Crayola Canada, BookLife UK, Save the Children (Sweden), Happiness Is Inc., Ontario Arts Council, Clockwise Press, GAPC Entertainment, MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing, Rubicon Publishing, LifeWay Kids, Ransom Publishing UK, Scholastic Canada, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Publishers, To Know is To Know, Women’s Health Foundation, Below Your Belt, Farfaria, LilyLu & TT2 Publishing, Magic World Media.

Style/Techniques

Black & White, Caricature, Cartoon, Collage, Colored Pencil, Cut Paper, Design, Digital, Figurative, Gouache, Line, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Montage, Painterly, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Storyboards, Stylized, Texture, Watercolor, Digital Sculpture, Whimsical, Crayon, Vector

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Adventure, Animals, Book Covers, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Fashion/Cosmetics, Food, Greeting Cards, Health, Information Graphics, Leisure, Licensing, Medical, Nature, Packaging, People, Political, Product, Science, Scientific, Sports, Toys & Games, Transportation, Travel, Web Illustration, Wildlife, Agriculture, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Feminine, Game, Environmental