Illustration, animation, presentation, and graphic designs.

Illustration, animation, presentation, and data vector graphics symbols by Simplified Science Publishing.


I strive to work within your budget and estimated price ranges are shown below. A quote will be provided after discussing the project details and I will clearly communicate the work that is required to transform your idea, data, or scientific concept into a striking visual design.

The estimated prices are based on my rate of $65 US dollars per hour and the wide range in prices is due to the varied complexity of each project. To keep track of the amount of time that I have worked on your project, you will be able to access an online time-tracking tool upon request.
PRICE ESTIMATES (hourly rate):

Data Graphics & Presentation Design
Presentation slide design: $50-200
Individual figures and data graphics: $50-200
Figure design for an entire academic grant or manuscript: $400-$800

Digital Illustration

2D illustration: $50 - $1000
3D model/illustration: $300 - $3000

*If the 3D illustration uses previously modeled content, then the estimated price range is $100 - $1000

Animation & Video
GIF animation: $50-500
Animation: $200 - $4000
*If the animation uses previously illustrated content, then the estimated price range is $100 - $2000
Video production (film & animation footage): $200-$6000

Marketing Graphic Design
Logo or Simple Vector Graphic Design: $50 - $200
Brochure/Pamphlet Layout and Graphics: $100 - $800
Newsletter Layout and Graphics: $100 - $800

*Previously illustrated/modeled content includes illustrations or 3D models of cells, organs, or organisms that I created for the general use of my graphic design services. It also includes elements or illustration drafts that you may have already completed in Photoshop or Illustrator that you want improved or animated.

Payments can be made by PO, check or PayPal.
  • Unless otherwise agreed, after payment you receive the right to use my work for any purpose with the exception of resale (such as on stock image websites).
  • I reserve the right to use my work for the purpose of self-promotion.
  • Crediting me as Karen Thiebes, PhD ( is highly appreciated, but not mandatory.


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