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“John has produced artwork for KIDS ALIVE! for eight years and has provided illustrations for serious factual articles,funnier comic strips and done a fantastic job of bringing the Bible to life for our readers through our weekly Bible cartoon series. If you want a professional,versatile,speedy illustrator with an eye for detail who delivers on time every time, John MacGregor’s your man!’’
Justin Reeves (Editor Kids Alive Magazine)

“John’s professional approach to his work is without fault. I have found him to be a reliable and attentive illustrator to work with,prompt to get back with ideas and quick to respond to emails and has no hesitation about any changes needed!”
Davina Dunn (Picture Editor YOURS Magazine)

“We rely on John’s creativity for our point of sales presentations, his wonderful interpretation of animal characters for our manufacturer’s as well as many other illustrative jobs. John has such a wealth of experience and skill that he quickly understands exactly what we are looking for and produces it to schedule, which is usually very tight!.”
Liz Jackson, Director CARE FROM CONTRABAND

“An extremely versatile and creative professional, John interprets our requirements quickly and accurately, I can highly recommend his services.”
Mark Wogan (Director, CRYSTAL MAPPING)

“I commissioned John to work on a young fiction title for boys called ‘Adventure Stories’ compiled of short stories illustrated in black line. There was a lot of art involved and a tight delivery date, The delivered art was done to a really high standard and brought humour and life to the stories-a real success.”
Carly Corlette (Editor, Parragon Publishing)

“We commissioned John for a unique project featuring illustrations of space aliens, aimed at young people under 12. He totally captured the right feel for the target audience and made our basic ideas into real characters which the kids could really relate to.
Needless to say, the project was on time,and on budget. We would not hesitate in
recommending this obvious professional.”
Karen Fox, The Orange Circle

“John’s highly creative approach to his work really brought our product’s to life,
I would highly recommend his services.”
Peter Nall, Planet Postcards

“Striking,sharp and elegantly designed, these cards are a wonderful way of encouraging
youngsters to engage with their past.”
Professor Eric Evans Emeritus
Professor of Modern British History
(Commenting on designs for Planet Postcards)

“Need a drawing? Then John’s ya man.
He can draw ANYTHING brilliantly-on time and on budget’’
Anna Christensen, ANNA CHRISTENSEN DESIGN

“These postcards are a fun way of
learning more about Egypt”
Joyce Tyldesley, Author and Egyptologist

“We have commissioned John MacGregor to undertake a number of illustration projects on behalf of Clayton Creative. His work is always of an exceptionally high standard and he is able to demonstrate a wide range of illustrative styles. John is a pleasure to work with and always delivers just what we are looking for,on time and to budget.”
John Clayton,Creative Director, Clayton Creative

“John’s skill and professionalism had been highly recommended by a trusted colleague, so I had no hesitation in contacting him. From the outset he quickly understood our requirments and successfully completed our initial brief. John’s contribution to the design helped secure the client and subsequent projects. We now have a very good working relationship with John and I, in turn would highly recommend his skill and professional service.”
Andy Green, MD, Leagus Ltd

“We have worked with John for some years now. his style has proved popular with our
clients. john has helped us create the look we need within very tight timescales.
Together with John we created our recycling squirrel ‘Cyril’-he’s been well received and is used by our Environmental Services unit in his various poses to promote recycling. I’ve also found John to be very adaptable with his ability to switch styles and I know
he likes a challenge, He’s easy to work with, on the ball, and his rates are kept competitive ‘very pleasing’-
Hoorah for this illustrator!!!”
Helen Rhodes, Creative & Brand Manager,
Kirklees Council

“ These cards are great fun and
they’ll teach you more about space”
Sir Patrick Moore CBE, FRS
(Commenting on designs for Planet Postcards)

“They are great fun for children’
Adam Hart-Davis, Presenter of
‘What the Romans did for us TV series
(Commenting on designs for Planet Postcards)

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