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Ian Dale

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illustration of Cover art for The Easter Storybook. Jesus arriving before a crowd in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.
illustration of First-century Christians working together on a Byzantine-style mosaic of Jesus Christ. Symbolic of the Body of Christ metaphor in the book of 1 Corinthians. Bible story illustration from The Go-and-Tell Storybook.
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 Illustrations of multi-ethnic diverse children for an educational back-to-school notebook. Produced for international children sponsored through the global non-profit organization World Vision.
illustration of Multi-generational African-American family playing a game of soccer. Diverse children's illustration for the book
illustration of Character design and story illustration for Vivimos en Uruguay, an early reader that shares about lifestyles of South American children in Uruguay.
illustration of Children receiving various medical treatments for rare diseases. For the children's book
illustration of Diverse group of kids depicting a various of genetic traits. Teaching children about the effect of chromosomes on human development. For the book
illustration of A family of Ukrainian refugees fleeing at a train station. Cover illustration for a book to help refugee children deal with trauma and disaster.
illustration of A family explores the damage and looks for hope after a hurricane storm. For a book to help children and families heal from trauma and disaster.
illustration of People running a marathon, representing the growth process through various ages and stages of life.


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.


Conceptual, Digital, Figurative, Line, Line with Color, Painterly, Pen & Ink, Realism


Adventure, Book Covers, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Health, Historical, Leisure, Medical, Mystery, People, Political, Religious, Science, Sports, Travel, Spiritual, Youth, Ethnic