EXODUS ILLUSTRATION

WELCOME!


WELCOME!
Hi, my name is Dale Vande Griend and I'm an illustrator, advocate, and storyteller.
Several years ago, I wanted to find some way I could spark imagination and tell stories, while also giving back to the world.

So, I started drawing.

With drawing I'm able to create illustrations, graphic novels, and picture books.
I want my art to point to a greater good, broaden our understanding, and bring us, as people, closer in community together.
My hope is that you enjoy some of my work and gain a little something from it.

My current project is my graphic novel, DOLL. It's about a girl named Roopa, an Indian brothel, a doll, and it's a survival story.
Check it out HERE.

Check out Keza Paints a Bright Future, the published children's book I illustrated with HOPE International. Click HERE.

Some of my clients include:
HOPE International
Tiny Hands International (now Love Justice International)
Individuals
Small Businesses

Non-Profit Organizations

ONLINE STORE


ONLINE STORE ONLINE STORE ONLINE STORE
I have an online store where you can purchase some of my artwork. Lots of henna designs and coloring pages!
Check it out.

EXODUS ILLUSTRATION STORE

TOOLS


Brush Pens

Brush pens are amazing. I was scared of them at first, but after I finally tried them, there was no turning back. They are so much fun to use and the line quality you get is so organic and lovely. You're able to go from thick to thin and with practice you can get some unique ink lines. Definitely give them a shot!

Technical Pens

I use technical pens for small details and panel borders. They're great to have around.

Pencils

Pencils. Use them to practice, sketch, and lay down your line work before inking.

Paper

You know paper. It's what you draw on.

Printer

I recently upgraded my printer/scanner to the Epson WP-7610 and it was the best choice I've made in awhile. This prints fast and on any size paper. It also scans 11x17 pages, which is great for comic book and graphic novel artists.

Drawing Tablet

For work on the computer, it's nice to have a simple pen tablet.

CONTACT


I'm always interesting in talking with anyone or any organization who is looking to add illustration to a project. I'm open for commissions, children's books, graphic novels, or whatever your creative ideas are. Please don't hesitate to send an email my way! I look forward to hearing from you.