The word “illustration” comes from the Latin “to make vivid”. The illustrator is more than just a decorator whose job its to ad flavor to an article, website, or other project. An illustrator shows the world a subject in a whole new light. It is no coincidence that a synonym for illustrator is illuminator.

There are as may types of illustration as there are artists. Here are a few contemporary illustrators of note. The one thing they all have in common is a fresh and unique way of looking at the subjects they illuminate.Simon (White)

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Stephan Lomp

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Elisha Leo

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Meg Hunt

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Kinoko

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Joe Mruk

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Michael J Patrick

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Tom Gauld

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Godette

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Heyoka Design

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Gyudi Sanyi

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Matthew Kirscht

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Jake Parker

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Aleix Gordo Hostau

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Zéh Palito

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Craig Watkins

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Laura Wächter

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Geoffrey Skywalker

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Orkibal

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Ray Frenden

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Leo Espinosa

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Stefan Jolet

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Rosemary Travale

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Ralph Niese

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Michael Fleming

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Trish Grantham

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Matt Cipov

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Pablo Gamba

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Yum Factory

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Alida Saxon

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

The Gross Uncle

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Drake Brodahl

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Ray Fenwick

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

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36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Zan Czyzewski

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

Brittney Sabo

36 illustrators & Artists who Breathe Light into Their Subjects

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These artists run the gamut from sweet to horrifying in their approach, and everywhere inbetween. Please visit their sites for more fantastic work.

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