“All children draw. I just never stopped.” —Al Hirschfeld

When I was a teenager a New York illustrator moved to our sleepy Minnesota town. My art teacher set up a tour of his home studio. For the first time I realized it was possible to make a living drawing pictures from home. I was hooked.

I started doing some freelance work while I was still in college and I’ve been self-employed ever since. I’ve worked hard to build a reputation for being professional, reliable, and easy to work with.

I’ve worked on hundreds of client projects. I’ve helped design toys for Disney, Hasbro, and Chick-Fil-A; illustrated packaging for Cocoa Puffs, Gogurt, Crayola, Hasbro, and Orville Redenbacher; illustrated stories for Scholastic and Highlights! magazine; created advertising comps for Coca-Cola, Target, and Best Buy; and designed characters for VeggieTales.

In between client projects I draw webcomics. My comics have been featured on the front pages of Reddit, Imgur, and Bored Panda.

In 2006 I illustrated a cartoon Gospel tract for the ministry of Living Waters. Millions of copies have been printed in over fifty languages.

I’m married to an amazing wife and have three lovely daughters. We live outside of Minneapolis where the cold weather gives us an excuse to drink hot chocolate practically year-round.


I’ve worked on hundreds of projects, either directly or through various agencies, studios, and design firms. Some of the agencies and marketing firms I’ve worked through include OLSON, Knock, Ultra Creative, Catapult Marketing, BI Worldwide, Compass Design, Idea Planet, and CPC Intersect.


“Cedric is uber-talented, a total professional… I feel like I have a secret weapon in Cedric”

Rene Norton
Creative Director, BI Worldwide

“Cedric consistently ‘over-delivered’, constantly surprising us with his creativity and draftsmanship. We will work with him again and again.”

Tom Bancroft
Former Disney Animator, Illustrator, and Author

“Cedric always comes up with the most fun and pleasing designs. He is always on time and brings a lot of expert experience to the table. He is always thinking of ways to give a little extra, too, while staying in the budget confines of the project.”

Tim Hodge
Executive Producer, Big Idea

“Cedric’s work is delightful and varied—not to mention wonderful. I mention his capabilities often and expect a long and fruitful relationship.”

Patricia Jones

“Cedric is one of those rare artists that you hope to find and want to keep at the top of your list for future projects!”

Rob Corley
Funny Pages Productions

“I really enjoyed working with Cedric. He is a complete professional and extraordinarily gifted. I will not hesitate to recommend him for future work on our projects.”

Donna Turner
National Geographic School Publishing