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  • David Rickert


    Columbus, OH

I am an illustrator who specializes in children's books and educational materials. I love bringing client's designs to life with a bit of humor or whimsy.

Work Samples

  • teaching grammar and mechanics

  • Sam Books illustrations

  • The Persuader

Work History

My first published experience was a daily comic in the Ohio State University's newspaper, The Lantern. Created comics for The English Journal Illustrator for If Daddy Spoke Baby for daddysurvivalguide.com Created three specialized books for a client who wanted her daughter to be in the illustrations of her own story. Created Grammar Comics, designed to teach kids grammar and vocabulary through cartoons. Illustrator for Teaching Grammar and Mechanics, available through Pennington Publishing.


Ohio State University, Department of Design



3rd Place in Lakeland Community College cartoon contest, 2008.