Brandon Dorman: Mormon Illustrator
Brandon Dorman is a children’s book illustrator. He primarily creates picture books and book covers but also draws young adult fantasy, which were some of his first jobs. He has also illustrated religious books. He works in digital for its speed.
Dorman earned his Bachelor of Fine Art and Illustration from BYU-Idaho where he studied under Leon Parson. After a trip to New York with two of his art professors, art rep Peter Lott contacted him and started selling his work. Dorman has illustrated several series, including Goosebumps, Fablehaven, and The Land of Stories. He has also illustrated several stand-alone books, such as Newbery Honor book Savvy, New York Times #1 bestseller The Wizard, and Hollie and the Hooligans.
He is the author and illustrator of Pirates of the Sea! and Santa’s Stowaway.
Dorman is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He grew up near Tacoma, Washington. He and his wife are the parents of four children.