Portfolio: Daniel Schooler

Daniel Schooler is Manchester-based illustrator and graphic artist.

Where did you train, and did you specialise in any one area?

Graphic Design at the Norwich School of Art and Design.

What is your favourite tool and why?

My Pentel P205 0.5mm pencil; we go everywhere together.

What (if any) computer packages do you use?

Photoshop and Illustrator.

What inspires you?

Science fiction/fantasy books, editorial illustrations, Greek mythology, Spanish graffiti, Renaissance paintings, music and film.

Favourite websites/blogs?

Adbuzeedo, Illustrators Lounge, Ape Moon, Behance, and 500px.

Self perception


Self Perception was used to illustrate an article in New Scientist

Rubidium vs Galileo

Another artwork for New Scientist, it’s called Rubidium vs Galileo


Yellow flowers

Yellow Flowers is a fantasy nature scene. 

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Blue flowers

Another fantasy scene, this piece is called Blue Flowers. 


The River Styx

The River Styx is Daniel’s idea of Hades and the Ferryman.


Plato's cave

Plato’s Cave explores the vision that confronted the man locked in Plato’s cave. 

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Fallen king

Fallen King is a lino print