Jonathan's Primary Style reflects dynamic whimsy and fun, but also exhibits depth with serious subjects. His signature style is unique, yet includes slight variations in technique. Jonathan is also highly adept in other illustrative art styles, (See other Galleries).
It's Character building. Jonathan specializes in the creation of innovative, brand-enhancing mascots and characters of all types. Characters become iconic brand ambassadors – joyfully connecting to new customers, young and old.
Surrealistically intriguing, yet not "realism". Relatively real, the assorted styles displayed reveal the scope of technique, media and range within Jonathan's palette. It's for real. Sort of.
Visual revelation of your script, according to your direction and pacing, and in almost any form or illustrative style.
Cartoons - Jonathan's Primary Style is a more refined "cartoony" style, but he also produces typical cartoons in various styles, from manga & anime to standard cartoons, in a dynamic range of techniques.
Games for Kids - Jonathan's degree in Graphic Design coupled with his illustrative ability culminates in the fun and even challenging games he designs for kids. These range from simple mazes to complex word solvers, to "edutainment" learning puzzles, and even advertising illustrations for higher ed iPad and iPhone Apps.
For additional samples, simply contact Jonathan and request them.
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Jonathan's acumen in illustration combined with his education in Graphic Design translates to a unique talent in creating logos and icons of all types, from initial concepts to final art. Create compelling communication by integrating excellent illustration with type, it is more effective and powerful than words alone.
Jonathan has illustrated and designed comics, covers, posters and graphic novels for several independent publishers, in many art styles, from "American" style, to cartoon, to manga.
Most recently, Jonathan fully illustrated the two-thirds (42 pages) and cover of the Luther graphic novel, for Faith Inkubators, a Lutheran curriculum publisher (lutherstudy.com).
Jonathan produces all aspects of comic book creation, including writing, penciling, inking, coloring, lettering, and design including title/masthead design. To see more specific examples of work, please contact Jonathan.