Friendly, Professional, Illustration tailored to your Design Needs
Whether it's creating an engaging corporate trademark character or illustrating a corporate trade manual, or giving life to an ad, Charles Akins‘ illustration has provided an added kick to creative plans around the country. From olympian apparel designs, to licensed products, to in house publications or package illustrations, to trade displays and web icons and story boards, he always delivers when called upon.
Charles has been an integral creative partner with numerous ad agencies, marketing studios, design firms, publishers, and corporations for over 20 years. His unique niche is being able to bring an illustrative approach to design while maintaining the integrity of your represented brand.
Akins' work has been widely published and featured in Step-By-Step digital, The Illustration Workbook, Picturebook, and in the Hayden book: “Adobe Illustrator-Creative Techniques,” “Graphis Student 96,” the Quayside book: “Logolounge Master Library: 3000 Animal & Mythology Logos,” as well as the recent Rockport published “Design:Logo by Von Glitschka and Paul Howalt.” Also, his work is pictured in the NY Times bestseller, “Totally MAD, 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity,” and “MAD, The 100 Dumbest People, Events & Things of the Century (So Far), and numerous issues of MAD magazine and many other editorial publications.” Currently, he has six digital titles self published as author and illustrator on Amazon at amazon.com/author/charlesakins.