I'm a freelance illustrator who specializes in cartoon illustrations, comics, and posters geared towards children and adults. Most of my work is penciled and inked traditionally and then colored and completed digitally in Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign. I have an ongoing webcomic named "The Adventures of Death Elf and Woose" ; I create weekly "Geek Wars" posters which pitch comic book and movie icons against each other; I make "Pattern Monsters" every couple of weeks; and I do freelance children's book illustration as my day job. My greatest artistic skills are my mastery of pen and ink, funky coloring, and zany character designs. My work isn't your ordinary looking artwork; it's more like if Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network had a love child that Dreamworks animation then drew and animated.
I excel at creating odd-ball and unique character designs, environments, poster illustrations, and organized artistic chaos. The artwork that I create is so jam packed with visuals, that the viewer is stopped in his tracks and forced to examine every last ounce of detail in the artwork. My work is memorable and eye-catching, which has been a major selling point with advertisers and my past work clients.
I've worked for several years as a textbook illustrator for an educational press, worked as a cartoonist for a college newspaper, and contributed freelance designs to tee shirt companies, theater companies, i-phone app designers, book publishers, churches, non-profit institutions, magazines, and many other printed and digital producers.
I am available by email 24/ 7, and can be reached by phone most days between the hours of 10 a.m. and midnight.
Samples of my work and my contact information, can be seen here on my blog and at ethanmongin.carbonmade.com.
My payment terms are geared towards simplicity.
I work for either an hourly fee or for a base fee.
For hourly work, I expect to be paid on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
For base fee work, I expect to be paid 50% of the total fee upon client approval of penciled artwork, and then the final 50% upon delivery of the completed artwork.
I expect to be paid within a week of delivery of final artwork.