James Mied

Illustrator & Educator

James Mied is a freelance illustrator and teacher currently living in Kansas City, Missouri. Having grown up all ove0r the world, James Mied has lived in Albuquerque, Seattle, and even London but currently considers Kansas City home. James graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2018 and ever since has freelanced while working part-time as a Teaching Assitant. He has published work for the Kansas City Star, The Pitch, ErgoComical Studios, and Andrews McMeel Universal to name a few. James Mied creates graphic work that focuses on the character and the fantastical, drawing from inspirations from mythology and fables. His work ranges from the whimsical to the horrific, and enjoys most mediums but is a sucker for watercolors and inks. Aside from illustrating he is enthusiastic about teaching and is an avid collector of plants, movies, and video games, and is currently building up his library collection.

To keep up with his work follow him at: https://jamesmiedillustrations.com/ And on all Platforms (Instagram/Twitter/Tiktok) @Like_a_gunshot

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    King Arthur

    A visual compilation of all the stories and tellings of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.



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    Helena’s Travels

    A series of editorial illustrations based on the prompt: “A reporter asked an old woman who had traveled around the world where her favorite place in the world was, the woman responded ‘Anywhere”.



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    A Demonic Possession you can’t Sweat Out

    Three panels from an Inktober comic illustrated in the fall of 2021.



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    Assorted Chefs

    A collection of character designs inspired by arcade side-scroller videogames, set to the theme of food/ingredients as different kinds of chefs.



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