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You've reached the web home of freelance illustrator, designer, and artist Shaina Koval. A graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, Shaina focuses on graphic design and children's book/editorial illustration, and can be hired for freelance work all across the globe!
Since I was a teenager, people have always found me rather bird-like in appearance. My whole immediate […]
Another bear illustration for my ursus-loving client. An absolute pleasure to work on, as always. These little […]
When the bears in The Bear Dance aren’t dancing, they’re just your regular nature lovers, spending time […]
A fun commissioned illustration I did for a Vassar connection’s wedding based on one of the couple’s […]
It’s epic. There’s a llama. ‘Nuff said.
In the usual fashion of drawing things for people I like, this is the latest incarnation of […]
A prequel drawn after-the-fact to the illustration titled “Sea Kitties.” Maybe they’ll get a whole story… to […]
Do you remember that game from the 90s called Hungry Hungry Hippos? This really has nothing to […]
Sea Kitties is a children-book interpretation of the doodles I leave behind on every piece of paper […]
I dread a future like this, where instead of trees, there are only telephone poles and cables. […]
My partner in crime, life, and art, Rahn, has had published an autobiographical essay about gender and […]
Otter and Lemur’s saga began here, as a present to my partner Rahn for our fifth anniversary. […]
Before I decided to claim my name on the internet, just in case another Shaina Koval popped […]
Marit Larsen sings sweet songs, with a light and pure vibe, and I tried to capture it […]
My partner, the in-laws and I take a ride through the ocean on some badass motorcycles, making […]
For an article published in The New York Observer, this piece explores director Elia Kazan’s relationship with […]
When all you have is money on the mind, and you try to do something as ridiculous […]