Indie illustrations

Indie illustration with the title 'Illustration for cd cover'
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Nothing says "unique" like a custom indie illustration designed just for you by a professional illustrator. Need ideas? We’ve collected some amazing examples of indie illustrations from our global community of designers. Get inspired and start planning the perfect indie illustration today.

Indie illustration with the title 'The O'Reillys and Paddyhats'
Indie illustration with the title 'Music Album Cover design'
Indie illustration with the title 'Indie Game Banner Image for ProjectMQ'
Indie illustration with the title 'Indie Album Art'
Indie illustration with the title 'Cover for Indie-Pop band'
Indie illustration with the title 'Imaginator Album Cover'
Indie illustration with the title 'Poster for indie movie "The Anchorite"'
Indie illustration with the title 'CD Cover - Once more, autumn'
Indie illustration with the title 'Album cover'
Indie illustration with the title 'Sea Leaf Poster'
Indie illustration with the title 'Album cover art'
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pieman by E-T
by E-T

How to create your indie illustration design

If you want an amazing indie illustration that stands out from the competition, work with a professional designer. Find and hire a designer to make your vision come to life, or host a design contest and get ideas from designers around the world.

Start a contest

Designers from around the world pitch you ideas. You provide feedback, hone your favorites and choose a winner.

Start a project

Find the perfect designer to match your style and budget. Then collaborate one-on-one to create a custom illustration.

What makes a good indie illustration?

Great artwork tells a story, makes people look twice, and creates a unique experience that can't be matched. Illustrations and drawings communicate all of that through color, shape and other design elements. Learn how to make your indie illustration stand out from the crowd.

Indie illustration with the title 'Album cover for Dirtyfrank'
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Indie illustration with the title 'Album Cover #1'
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