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illustration of One of five winter scenes featuring multiethnic children enjoying a winter day together--skating, sledding, and playing in the snow. Illustration commissioned for World Vision Canada's Christmas promotion. The scenes assemble into a 3D keepsake for World Vision's sponsored children to keep.
illustration of Anthropomorphic animal portrait in classical oil style. A fox character, part of a series of decorations for a British-themed restaurant.
illustration of Narrative artwork from The Advent Storybook, featuring 25 bible stories for children and families.  Joseph patiently waits amid desperate circumstances in a dark prison. The moon glows in the night sky, symbolizing his hope for rescue.
illustration of Book cover / narrative artwork from The Advent Storybook, featuring 25 bible stories for children and families.  The first Christmas night, with Mary and Joseph and baby Jesus in a manger. Shepherds visit to worship, and are surrounded by sheep, goat, cow, and donkey.
illustration of A relay handoff through history, between the old and new messengers. The old is depicted in two dimensions in the style of ancient wall art, the modern man fully alive in three dimensions. Strong lighting highlights the surreal scene.
illustration of A man views the world through the glass of a giant clock. Brilliant light filters through into a dark room, as he contemplates his limited time in life. How will he make the most of each opportunity before his days run out?
illustration of A man stands alone in a bleak, frozen winter landscape. His footprints lead through the snow, but something troubles him as he stops in his tracks. A cold icy blizzard surrounds him as he struggles to go on.
illustration of Scene from an illustrated storybook for World Vision. The international charity sent the booklets about the joy of giving as a Christmas gift to sponsored children. Two girls and a boy from Latin America, Africa, and Asia work together to pick fruit and vegetables to share with others.
illustration of Narrative artwork from The Advent Storybook, featuring 25 bible stories for children and families.  The ancient King Belshazzar is stunned by mysterious writing on his castle wall during a banquet.
illustration of People of all ages, races, and backgrounds can come together in church to worship. They are united in Christian communion as they take the wine and bread of the Lord's Supper on Sunday morning. Beautiful light streams into the sanctuary through stained glass windows.
illustration of Anthropomorphic Hipster animals - a raccoon character wearing a scarf.


Ian Dale is a freelance illustrator based in Los Angeles, California. His work tends towards richly-detailed digital paintings that live somewhere between animation and photorealism. Ian enjoys creating characters that come from around the world, and that inhabit worlds of imagination. Ian is at home with conceptual thinking and communication, and can transform complex ideas into clear and appealing images. He has an extensive background in design and animation that helps him understand the big picture when illustrating for a variety of projects. Born into a multiracial family, Ian gravitates towards diverse and multicultural characters in illustration. He seeks to bring a global perspective to his work, and to tell the stories of those who may be less visible in our world.


Cartoon, Conceptual, Digital, Figurative, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Oil, Painterly, Realism, Whimsical, Concept Art, Film/Entertainment


Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Book Covers, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Editorial, Fantasy, Historical, Holidays, Landscape, Mystery, People, Portrait, Religious, Sci-Fi, Agriculture, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Spiritual, Youth, Ethnic