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Ian Dale
Illustrator, designer, and creative thinker. Giving visual strength to bright ideas.
Illustrator, designer, and creative thinker. Giving visual strength to bright ideas.

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Podcast interview with the Society of Illustrators LA
Podcast time! I'm featured in this month's The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles podcast with SILA President Santosh Oommen. You can hear about my journey to becoming a freelance illustrator, and some key perspectives for artistic & personal growth tha...

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Interview for Voyage LA Magazine
Voyage LA magazine selected me as an "Inspiring Story" for Pasadena and the SGV. I was interviewed about my adventures as an illustrator, how I got started, and what drives me to keep going despite the challenges. The interview was a great opportunity to lo...

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Tips for Young Artists
I was invited to speak with some high schoolers about freelancing in the arts, at Career Day for Woodcrest Christian High School in Riverside, CA. My presentation included an info sheet with quick tips about growing as an artist and what it takes to be a fr...

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#GivingTuesday Client Spotlight
Today is #GivingTuesday and I’d like to highlight some of the inspiring non-profits I’ve worked with and the great work they’re doing in the world. If you’re seeking an opportunity to give this season, these might be worth a look! World Vision www.worldvisi...

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Major Updates to the Bible App for Kids
The Bible App for Kids v2.0 launches today, with a number of new features. Several stories now include a followup game, "Story Mixup", which allows kids to test what they're learning by unscrambling a Bible story into the proper sequence of events. Story Mi...

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Epic Story - Bible Illustrations
Made a series of illustrations recently that depict the overall "Epic Story" of the Bible. 66 books, 40 authors, written over 1500 years time, and remarkably there is a consistent narrative that is foreshadowed, developed and fulfilled from beginning to end...

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World Vision Easter Storybook Card
Each Easter World Vision sends out illustrated storybook greeting cards to many of the children in their child sponsorship program. Working with World Vision and their marketing agency Russ Reid , I had the opportunity to illustrate the artwork for this yea...

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World Vision Kids Storybook Project
Last fall I worked with World Vision to illustrate a couple of storybook greeting cards designed to encourage their sponsored children around the world. This first one tells a story of kindness among children in rural India. Theresa generously blesses other...

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Beyond the Balancing Act
Illustration about balancing all the competing demands of life. Anyone else running around feeling overwhelmed like this sometimes?

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Each chapter of life has its own unique goals, opportunities, and challenges. This illustration is based on a talk called "Decades," about what to expect in each decade of life, and what faithfulness to God requires at each stage.

Which stage are you in on...
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