Jan-Åke Winqvist portfolio

The penguin fights the tigerJan-Åke WinqvistThe penguin fights the tigerIllustration from my children's book Pimpi – världens bästa pingvin. Previously on Rabén & Sjögren, now as e-book on Winqvist förlag.
Ice age hunter with a spear and an atlatlJan-Åke WinqvistIce age hunter with a spear and an atlatlChapter illustration for the third chapter in my graphic novel: The Clan of the Celestial Spear – Available on iBook store.
Cover illustration and typographyJan-Åke WinqvistCover illustration and typographyMy own e-book Monster & myter (Monsters & Myths), Winqvist förlag – previously in print on Semic.  Link to iBooks store: https://itunes.apple.com/se/book/monster-myter/id1200893625?mt=11
The Encyclopedia of the Swedish Fauna and Flora: Chordata: Lansettfiskar–broskfiskar. 2011.Jan-Åke WinqvistThe Encyclopedia of the Swedish Fauna and Flora: Chordata: Lansettfiskar–broskfiskar. 2011.Two ”Velociraptors” (Deinonychus antirrhopus) attacking. Reconstruction for the article about the Vertebrates.
The Clan of the Celestial Spear, graphic novelJan-Åke WinqvistThe Clan of the Celestial Spear, graphic novelOne of the 226 pages in my graphic novel The Clan of the Celestial Spear. Link to iBooks store: https://itunes.apple.com/se/book/the-clan-of-the-celestial-spear/id1130667258?mt=11
CentipedeJan-Åke WinqvistCentipedeMouth parts of Lithobius forficatus for Myriapoda in the series The Encyclopedia of the Swedish Flora and Fauna. Photoshop/Corel Painter.
Magazine FoF, OrdoviciumJan-Åke WinqvistMagazine FoF, OrdoviciumFor an article about Ordovicium in the scientific magazine Forskning och Framsteg,  Corel Painter/Photoshop.
Poster for the Nobel Price in Chemestry 2001, Kungl. VetenskapsakademienJan-Åke WinqvistPoster for the Nobel Price in Chemestry 2001, Kungl. VetenskapsakademienIllustration for the official poster for the Nobel Price in Chemestry 2001. 3D + Photoshop.
Educational. Tournament (medieval)Jan-Åke WinqvistEducational. Tournament (medieval) A reconstruction of a medieval tournament. Aquarelle painting. For an educational book in History. Publisher: Liber.
Graphic novel, Cover ArtJan-Åke WinqvistGraphic novel, Cover ArtCover art for the comic book The Clan of The Celestial Spear (Himlaspjutets Klan). A graphic novel in 226 p. My story and my artwork. iBooks store. https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-clan-of-the-celestial-spear/id1130667258?mt=11
Chapter illustration for a Graphic novelJan-Åke WinqvistChapter illustration for a Graphic novelChapter illustration för the graphic novel The Clan of the Celestial Spear. Aquarelle and Corel Painter.
Video trailer for the graphic novel The Clan of the Celestial SpearJan-Åke WinqvistVideo trailer for the graphic novel The Clan of the Celestial SpearWolf-Paw – the shaman – travels with the help of the sacred food to the Master of the Wolf in order to choose a victim to be sacrificed. My music and artwork from the graphic novel. Start the video and turn up the volume!
Video trailer for my graphic novel The Clan of the Celestial SpearJan-Åke WinqvistVideo trailer for my graphic novel The Clan of the Celestial SpearThe hunter, named Marten, who suffers from high fever witnesses the wolfs taking down a Giant Deer. Due to the fever he is also hallucinating – or has the female shaman something to do with it...? My music and artwork from the graphic novel. Start the video and turn up the volume!
Book: Monster & myter: WitchesJan-Åke WinqvistBook: Monster & myter: WitchesIllustration for the chapter about witches in my own book Monster & myter (Monsters & Myths). Previously in a printed edition on Semic – now as an e-book on Winqvist förlag. Distribution by iBook store and others. Technique: Corel Painter
How the primates are relatedJan-Åke WinqvistHow the primates are relatedSchool book illustration. Puls Biologi, Natur och kultur.
An illustration from the book Monster & myter (Monsters & Myths)Jan-Åke WinqvistAn illustration from the book Monster & myter (Monsters & Myths)Illustration of a troll. From my own e-book. Previously in a printed edition on Semic – now on Winqvist förlag. Technique: Corel Painter
Marine reptiles and flying Pterosaurs.Jan-Åke WinqvistMarine reptiles and flying Pterosaurs.Illustration from The Encyclopedia of the Swedish Flora and Fauna: Chordata: Lansettfiskar–broskfiskar. Cretaceous times.
The world's best penguin.Jan-Åke WinqvistThe world's best penguin.From my book Pimpi - världens bästa pingvin, for children 3–6. About my daughter Tone's best friend when she was about 4 years old.  Previously on Rabén & Sjögren, now as e-book on Winqvist förlag.

Jan-Åke Winqvist

Scientific illustrations, Biology illustrations, Childen's book illustrations, Historical illustrations, Graphic novels, Comic books, Cover illustrations

Some of my clients: Forskning och framsteg, Kungliga vetenskapsakademien KVA, Natur och kultur, Rabén & Sjögren, Liber, Semic, Globen – barnens värld, Opal…

Working in: Photoshop, Corel Painter, InDesign

Extras: Picture editor and illustrator for the The Encyclopedia of the Swedish Flora and Fauna (Nationalnyckeln till Sveriges flora och fauna)