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Brian Bowes
Works at Studio Bowes Art | Illustration
Lives in Pescadero, California
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Hey Internet Friends,

I've got a new news article on Hire an Illustrator!
I was hired to create a cover illustration and a number of black and white interior illustrations for the…
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+Brian Bowes too bad.  books are nice and easy to read, but paper mills are such nasty things, but when you have something like 100,000 books that you hope you live long enough to read, the real benefit of ebooks becomes obvious when you have to pack up and move.
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Hi Susan, thank you for your question. In this instance I am using an Arches watercolor block, hot press. If you're unfamiliar, the watercolor block is a pad of watercolor paper that is glued on all sides. I like to use it because you can go right to painting without having to stretch the paper.

Thank you for your question. 

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Yowza! I am a featured artist over at Hire an Illustrator! Check out my work!
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Oh my gosh!!! This is amazingly huge! 
I spent a good part of last year making a design for what will be a huge mosaic on the wall behind the altar of the newly refurbished Bascilica of Our Lady of Knock. I took the design over to Travisanutto Mosaics in Spilimbe...
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+Brian Bowes​nah go for it, no worries man
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Illustration News featured on Hire an Illustrator... check it out!
Over the course of the past year, I have been working on a book that is one of the…
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Manchess killin' it. 
Tuesday night I spent the evening drawing at the Society of Illustrators. I love the atmosphere and feeling of being surrounded by people who appreciate the beauty of the human figure and the effort it takes to draw it. But it occurred to me that the art field has lost the idea of what drawing ...
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Hello Everyone, I have a new Patreon page, and am beginning to look for monthly support. 

Each donation helps to keep the dream of publishing my own stories alive and funded! You can select your own level of monthly support from $1 to $50 per month. All donations are greatly appreciated. 

I'll be posting more on this in the coming weeks, but this, right now is the ground level... come on in!
Patreon is empowering a new generation of creators. Support and engage with artists and creators as they live out their passions!
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Thanks Chamisa! I am hoping that this will help to calm some of the ups and downs of freelance! 

It would be really great if you'd share this with your friends, I'm really trying to get the word out there. Thank you in advance!
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Illustrator Designer
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Watercolor, Graphic Design, Drawing, Cartooning, Logo Design, Social Media Expert
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  • Studio Bowes Art | Illustration
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Introduction
Brian Bowes is a visual storyteller.

He has worked professionally as an illustrator, graphic and web designer, and art tutor since 2006. In that time his unique visual solutions have satisfied a wide variety of professional and private clients.

Brian brings a natural and vibrant passion to his illustration and design which is evident in his sincere focus on craft. Brian is a skilled communicator and problem solver who is not shy of completing work in advance of a deadline.

If you are a person who shares a passion for well-crafted and visually enlightening stories, contact him today.
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Current Illustrator Coordinator for the San Francisco North & East Bay region of the SCBWI
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San Francisco, California - Hartville, Ohio
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