About Christina Wald

I am an illustrator, industrial designer and most of the time I work on children’s books and toys. I love comics and do them in my “spare” time.

Pop Smoothie: Strange tales from the Blender is a comic distillation of the pop-culture invading my brain at the time I am sketching. I think I have the TV on too much…

Yes, I did a lot of illustration for RPGs, CCGs and Dragon Magazine in the 90s (some of them are posted here: http://christinawaldgames.blogspot.com/)

My daily work is here: http://christinawald.blogspot.com/

I live in Cincinnati with my toy engineer husband Troy (Fun Factoid: Troy used to be on the Batman team at Kenner Toys and also designed toys for Ghostbusters, Rat Fink (he is mentioned in Ed ‘Big Daddy’ Roth’s biography), Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean and many other lines) and 2 cats (they don’t design anything really)…

Fun Trivia: I share a birthday with Janeanne Garofalo, Naomi Watts and Moon Unit Zappa…

Contact me at cwald@christinawald.com

Client Highlights: 
  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Bloomsbury UK
  • Usborne Publishing
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Grosset & Dunlap/Penguin for Young Readers
  • Tek Nek Toys/Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation/US Forest Service/Mountain Press
  • Sylvan Dell/Arbordale Publishing
  • National Geographic
  • Parachute Publishing/Running Press Kids
  • Wild Planet Toys
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson Publishing
  • Capstone Publishing
  • Publications International, Ltd.
  • Intervisual Books
  • Pelican Publishing
  • Storey Publishing
  • Kaplan Publishing
  • International Playthings
  • Walter Foster
  • Piggy Toes Press
  • Options Publishing
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Jakks Pacific
  • Play Along Toys
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Bradford Exchange
  • Mazer Corporation
  • New Creative Enterprises
  • Latin Finance Magazine
  • Leapfrog, Inc.
  • Pavilian Gift Company
  • Weekly Reader
  • Dragon Magazine
  • Wizards of the Coast
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Hasbro Toy Group
  • Hampton-Brown
  • Warner Brothers Toys
  • Gibson Greetings
  • Galoob
  • U. S. Playing Card
  • and many others 

Christina has worked on many licensed toys, books and games too and is familiar with using style guides.

Properties worked on over the years include:

  • Star Wars
  • Sesame Street
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Dune
  • Dungeons and Dragons
  • Babylon 5
  • John Deere
  • Goosebumps
  • Hannah Montana
  • Peanuts
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • G.I. Joe
  • And others…

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