Here are just a few of the wonderful testimonials over the years that self publishing authors have said in regards to the artwork that I created for their books.
I can't express enough how much of a pleasure it was to work with you. The illustrations you created for "I GOT THE TERRIBLE TWOS BLUES" really brought the characters to life. I was impressed with your professionalism and being a first-time, I was very appreciative with the help and advice that you gave along the way. Your creative vision really gave me EXACTLY what I was looking for. When readers first see the book, immedietly they are drawn to the outstanding cover art. I have recieved so much positive feedback that I have decided to turn this into a mini-series and I would love for you to be a part of that as well.
Thanks again for all your hard work!
Denis Proulx is a wonder to work with. He
came in under budget and ahead of schedule for our project. Our
storybooks are beautiful and we owe it all to his talents. I
highly recommend him for your next project. He is a true
professional and a joy to work with.
To whom it may concern:
I’ve recently had the pleasure of working with a great illustrator while doing my first children’s book, Denis Proulx. He understood what I was looking for since I was a new author, he really paid attention to detail which is what stood out for me . It was very professional, as well as a pleasure fromstart to finish.He actually just helped me complete my second book, and it was very smooth, and seamless. If you need an illustrator I would highly recommend Denis Proulx as your first choice.
Denis is an amazing artist, he is easy to work with, No ego. He makes the changes you want without arguing about it :-) some of the artist are so "sensitive" to criticism, not Denis.
I made a choice to go with Denis because he does what he says he is going to do, in a timely manner, his art is colorful and fun + You own the rights to your illustrations. My books have received international attention, including winning 1st prize at San Francisco book festival this year, I could not have done that without Denis by my side..
Check out the great rating given Lucky’s Lick: http://readersfavorite.com/book-review/12770.
Your artwork is mentioned. This is great
achievement. My sincere thanks for making it happen.
Anyone who is looking for someone to do your illustrations need not look any further. I wrote my first children's book, Jake's Trip to the Police Station, and spent several hours going around the net looking for that special illustrator. I had contacted several of them and decided to go with Denis Proulx. I feel after working with him, I could not have found a better illustrator for my book. Denis is quick to offer suggestions to help me out with my book as far as the illustrations go, and always got back to me in a timely manor. Denis is easy to work with and made lightening fast changes to the illustrations, keeping and exceeding any deadlines he gave me. One of the things I found quite helpful is Denis allows you to pay for the work as it progresses. This was a huge benefit for a guy on a limited budget. I would HIGHLY recommend Denis to anyone who is in need for illustrator/artist services.
Thank you so much Denis..........Officer Matthew Bobby
I would like to take this opportunity to tell you how happy I am with your illustrations. I LOVE what you have created with Meet Mac our pet Raven. You have been fantastic to work with. You have created the characters in my first two books, even better than I ever could have imagined. Even the sceneries you created are incredible and detailed. You listened to my ideas and added to them, in a way that I feel, no one else could have done. I’m so thrilled to have found you to help this first time author bring her books alive. Mac the Raven and his friends are ready to entertain the children, actually all ages, as my 84 year old Aunt said. Everyone who has seen my books so far, have absolutely said your illustrations are exceptional and so professional. You are so easy to work with and so helpful with all of my needs. I’m a lucky girl to have found you. THANK YOU, I so look forward to working with you on my additional 5 books, and the new characters that you will be creating. Thank you for your patience and exceptional work. I LOVE IT!!
I would highly recommend you to anyone looking to have their work professionally done and you also did it in a timely manner. Super Job!!
Dear Denis, thank you so much for brining my children’s book Little Remy to life. You were so helpful during the entire production of my book. When my publishers were closed on the weekends, I could always depend on you for an answer. When you gave me a time frame for my illustrations to be done, you were right on time. To top it all your illustrations were so phenomenal people everywhere are asking me, who is Denis Prouix! It was so great working with you on my first book, and I can’t wait for us to get started on my next two projects later this summer.
To Whom It May Concern,
Denis Proulx has illustrated two of my children’s books under the series, The Bell Dogs, by Teresa Fath. Denis has been a great asset to my planning and development of the visuals of the books, bringing the characters to life. He has been knowledgeable and helpful to me in choosing a publisher and even building my website. He responds immediately to my questions and concerns, whether my email or telephone. I am grateful to have found a colleague who is as patient and flexible as he is and understanding of what it is I am trying to accomplish. I consider him a team player and a true professional in his field and will use him in future projects. He comes with high recommendations as being very versatile and willing to compromise in order to achieve a partnered goal.
I wanted to also let you know that My Imaginary Friend received an award from Skipping Stones magazine for the 2008 Book Awards.
Shirley Ann Povondra
My Imaginary Friend
Working with you has been an absolute pleasure! As a first time author
it was impossible for me not to worry about every little detail; but you
constantly put me at ease. You listened, created, and worked with me step
by step. Your patience was beyond measure! You allowed my publisher to
step in and get what they needed as well. I could NEVER have done this
without you! My book is absolutely fabulous!!! Everyone is raving about
the illustrations. The vivid color, large characters, and clean simple
lines, have brought this elementary level book to life!!!
"How Tall is a Giant?" goes nationwide in August! I cannot wait! Thank
you for your kindness, your patience, and most of all your incredible artwork.
Lorraine Strenkowski, author
How Tall is a Giant
These wonderful covers are just what my tales of adventure needed. My editor and publisher both thought they turned out great. You were a pleasure to work with and I'll be in touch whenever I create another episode for Buster Boogernose.
Iowa City, Iowa
The Adventures of Buster Boogernose
Thank you so much for the enthusiasm with which you embraced my project. The spark of creativity you provided both in the development of the characters of Alfalfa and Ava, Bella and Benny Bunny, and Clark and Clara Cats. Your graphical interpretation of their story is just what the project needed. Even though we are separated by countless miles, our collaboration and communication went so smoothly from the first character sketches, across revisions and to the final high resolution images. Being new to the illustration process your experience, your insight and your willingness to share was incredibly helpful. Thank you again for your work and I look forward to using your talents again in the future.
Alfafa and Ava Take The Train
Bella and Benny Bunny at the Beach
Clark and Clara Cats Carnival Capper
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