Ian Turner is a Graphic Artist.
He works primarily in Children’s Illustration and Art Department Graphics for Film Production. The two worlds contribute to a unique way of looking at the world.
Ian studied History at the University of Guelph, Illustration at Sheridan College and odd people on the Subway.
He lives in Hamilton with Mel, Gordie and Pete the dog and he tries to get in the canoe and on the ice regularly.
Ian approaches his illustrations with a sense of adventure, education and the belief that the world is a fascinating and silly place. His work runs the gamut from children’s publishing to brand design and editorial art.
Ian’s favourite topics to illustrate are Nature, History, Monsters, Sports and Myth.
Owl Books, Kids Can press, Cottage Life, Insite Design, the Literary Review of Canada, Reader's Digest Canada, Toronto Life, Owl Magazine, Red Bull Canada, Lawnya Vawnya Music Festival, Amsterdam Brewery (in-house) and assisting Ben Weeks has worked on projects for the RGD (Registered Graphic Designers) Design Thinkers Conference, Juniper Park, Algonquin College, Kokanee Brewery, East Side Mario's.
Ian is an Art Department Member of the DGC (Director’s Guild of Canada) since 2016.
For more on Ian’s film work check out his profile on the DGC website.
Designated Survivor (Netflix), Kim’s Convenience (CBC), Shadowhunters (ABC/Netflix), Make it Pop (Nickelodeon) and The Beaverton (Comedy Network).