ABOVE: by David Roberts


ABOVE: Art by Robyn Ng

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ABOVE: Alyssa Nassner


ABOVE: Art by Tom Angleberger

ABOVE: Art by Sophie Blackall


ABOVE: Art by Kevin Cornell

ABOVE : Art by Kory Merritt

Chad W. Beckerman

is a award-winning designer and
creative director at ABRAMS, where he oversees the design of picture books, novels and graphic novels under the Abrams Appleseed, Abrams Books for Young Readers, Amulet Books, and Abrams ComicArts imprints.

He is the designer behind such successful children series as Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Origami Yoda, NERDS Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales,
Frank Einstein and The Terrible Two.

He has been a judge for several illustration competitions such as Society Of Illustrators Annual 53, Communication Arts Illustration Annual 54: 2013, American Illustration 32, 2014 SCBWI New York Show Illustration Judge and the New York Book Show 2104

He studied illustration at the
Rhode Island School of Design.
Follow him @chadwbecks
on Instagram and Twitter

You can contact him at
chadwbeckerman (at) gmail.com


I will be offering after hours consultations and student portfolio reviews! These appointments take place on Tuesdays every week over Skype. Rates are $40 for a half-hour student portfolio review / Q & A, or $150 for an hour-long professional consultation. 

Appointments can be booked here  at chadwbeckerman@gmail.com


ABOVE: Art by Cece Bell


ABOVE: Art by Ethen Beavers


ABOVE: Art by Katie Cook