A FEW WORDS ABOUT ME

I am a visual storyteller

Brian Charles Hailes is the award-winning writer/illustrator of the soon-to-be-released illustrated novel, Blink, two graphic novels, entitled Dragon’s Gait and Devil’s Triangle, and the children's picture book, Skeleton Play. Other titles he has illustrated include Heroic: Tales of the Extraordinary, Passion & Spirit: The Dance Quote Book, Continuum (Arcana Studios) which was optioned in 2012 by New Line Cinema, as well as the 2012 Girl of the Year books: McKenna, McKenna, Ready to Fly, and the 2015 GOTY Grace & Sylvie: A Recipe for Family (American Girl).


Hailes has also spent the last 15 years designing professionally for such companies as Coldwell Banker Commercial, Cottonwood Residential, JF Capital, Starboard Realty, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and many others.


Awards & Experience:


2013 - 2016 - Special Guest Panelist, Salt Lake Comic Con, Salt Lake City, UT

2013 - 2016 - Special Guest Panelist, FanX, Salt Lake City, UT
2002 - 2016 - Special Guest Panelist, Life, the Universe & Everything Symposium, Provo, UT
2011 - Artist Guest of Honor, Conduit Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention, Salt Lake City, UT

2004 - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2002 - Internship, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
2002 - Winner, L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Contest, Hollywood, CA
1998 - Sterling Scholar Award for Visual Arts, Mountain Crest High School, Hyrum, UT

1997 - Award of Completion, Academy of Art University (summer semester), San Francisco, CA
1997 - Best of Show Award, Brigham City State-wide Art Competition, Brigham City, UT
1996 - 3rd Place Award, National Written & Illustrated By Awards Contest for Students (out of 150,000+ entries)
1995 - 4th Place Award, National Written & Illustrated By Awards Contest for Students (out of 150,000+ entries)
1994 - Winner, United States Postal Service Stamp Design Competition, Washington D.C.

           (sponsored by McDonalds & the USPS, out of 500,000+ entries)

MY EXPERIENCE, SKILLS (& BOOKS)

I cultivate (& create) every day for you

Storytelling has become an integral part of our lives. Whether producing content and marketing collateral for a corporate business venture, creating a household brand, or developing an intellectual property, visual storytelling will help you succeed where others fail. HailesArt has the expertise, know-how, and artistic eye to bring your vision to life with elegant yet powerful flare. Send me a Word doc, and I'll send you magic!

PURCHASE

DEVIL'S TRIANGLE: THE COMPLETE GRAPHIC NOVEL

PURCHASE

DRAGON'S GAIT:

VOLUME ONE

PURCHASE

PASSION & SPIRIT: THE DANCE QUOTE BOOK

PURCHASE

SKELETON PLAY

WHAT I OFFER

Design & Illustration à la carte

PRINT DESIGN

Beautifully-designed brochures, postcards, business cards, and stationary add an air of professionalism that will attract any target audience.

WEB DESIGN

We live in the digital age and everyone is online. Make your website to stand out over the competition. Design it right. Design it with HailesArt!

CORPORATE IDENTITY

A logo is more than a picture, some color, and a a font placed onto a stationary or background. It is an icon, your brand, your identity. HailesArt creates stunning, professional logos for you to plaster everywhere.

ILLUSTRATION

HailesArt has illustrated for such clients as American Girl, Arcana Comics, Salt Lake Comic Con, and several New York Times Best-Selling authors. Our experince spans advertising, design, retail, fashion, packaging, publishing, editorial, and digital to name a few.

BOOK COVERS

We all have a special place in our hearts for books. They stir our imaginations and calm us before we sleep. And the most important part of a book? The cover. Design it right. Let us help.

PORTRAITS/COMMISSIONS

HailesArt has offered fine art and portrait commissions for the last 15 years and has drawn or painted dozens of celebrities, friends, and family members. If you have someone close you want sketched or perhaps a superhero you'd like painted, shoot us a line!


TESTIMONIALS

Be the next satisfied client

We have been working with Mr. Hailes for a long time and we can easily say that he is our go-to designer. Hailes has done a lot of work for us, and continues to impress. Very pleased with his work: the quality of the designs, imagery, quick turnaround and efficiency. Thank you, Mr. Hailes!

Hailes' covers and interior art for my RPG product line have much improved the games, their reception, and overall sales. He is very easy to work with and I would recommend him to anyone looking to work with a true artist who cares about his craft.

435.326.7367

I recently hired Mr. Hailes to design and layout a series of brochures for a new [entertainment service] we are rolling out, and his masterful designs were well-received by everyone on our team. We will be working with him again in the very near future.