Our Creative Odyssey

Logos, Mascots, & Comics

30 years of creative experience:

At Pixels and Pastels Illustration and Design, we believe in the transformative power of creativity. Our illustration and design studio is more than a space where lines and colors come together; it's a hub of imagination, innovation, and brand elevation.

Our Creative Odyssey

Logos, Mascots, & Comics

Illustration and Design Agency Tucson | Pixels and Pastels Mascot

30 years of creative experience:

At Pixels and Pastels Illustration and Design, we believe in the transformative power of creativity. Our illustration and design studio is more than a space where lines and colors come together; it's a hub of imagination, innovation, and brand elevation.

Well this is Exciting!

You've takem the first step in adding some fun, color and creativity to your brand. We can't wait to see what we come up with for you.

Here's How it Works:

  1. Complete the for to the right– 50% is due before we begin our design process.
  2. Upon completion, you will be taken to a questionnaire that will help creative a brief for us to follow. After which you will receive a welcome email and a calendar link where we can schedule a kickoff meeting call with you that aligns with your schedule.
  3. The we get to work creating your new mascot. We begin with the sketching phase where we will work until we have an agreed upon design; we don't move forward until you are happy.

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From Pencils to Pixels:
Where Creativity Finds Its Home!

Welcome to Pixels and Pastels, an artistic sanctuary where tradition meets technology, and the heartbeat of creativity resonates in every stroke. Our studio is more than a space; it's a celebration of the timeless artistry that springs from the hands of our skilled illustrators and designers. Here, the fusion of Pixels and Pastels is not just a name; it's a philosophy that honors the richness of traditional artistry while embracing the possibilities of the digital realm.

Guardians of The Handcrafted

We proudly emphasize the absence of AI-generated art in all of our creations. Our commitment to authenticity is ingrained in the tactile sensation of a brush meeting canvas and the precision of a digital pen dancing across a tablet. In an era dominated by algorithms, we stand as torchbearers of the human touch, where each creation tells a story that is uniquely ours.

In an age of artificial intelligence, we find strength and take pride in the authenticity of human expression, proving that pixels, when guided by the human hand and heart, can paint narratives that resonate deeply with your audience.

Join us on a journey where the convergence of tradition and technology sparks a tapestry of visual marvels that endure beyond trends and algorithms. This is where the past and present unite, giving rise to timeless creations that defy the constraints of the digital age.

Welcome to a haven where artistry flourishes, and creativity knows no bounds; where every artwork is a testament to the enduring fortitude of artisanal skill.

Veteran Owned
and Operated:

Veteran Owned Business Image | Illustration bu Jonnie Allan of Head of Bald Eagle wearing a sailor cap above red, white and blue shield with anchors and chains

At Pixels and Pastels, we take immense pride in being a veteran-owned Illustration and Design studio in Tucson, AZ. Our journey is woven with the discipline, dedication, and unwavering commitment to excellence instilled by our founder, a veteran who has brought the ethos of the military into the realm of creativity. The values of integrity, precision, and a relentless pursuit of perfection guide us as we embark on each creative endeavor.

Being veteran-owned is not just a part of our identity; it's a cornerstone that shapes our approach to every project. We bring the same level of commitment, camaraderie, and spirit of collaboration to our studio. It is this unique blend of the military's attention to detail and creative flair that sets us apart, creating a space where clients find not only exceptional designs but a team dedicated to turning visions into visual masterpieces.

Join us on this artistic journey where the military discipline meets the boundless realm of creativity, and where being veteran-owned is not just a badge but a guiding force in our pursuit of visual excellence.

Meet Our Founder:
A Visionary Bridging Worlds

Jonnie Allan

At the helm of Pixels and Pastels stands Jonnie Allan, a visionary whose journey through creativity, service, and artistic mastery has shaped the very fabric of our studio. With a legacy spanning nearly three decades, Jonnie brings a wealth of experience as a well-seasoned illustrator and designer.

For close to 30 years, Jonnie has been at the drawing board designing logos, crafting cartoon mascots, illustrating T-shirts, and even professional comic books. To him, each logo is not just a design, but a narrative waiting to be told; Each mascot is not merely a fun avatar, but an ambassador that encapsulates the essence of the brands they represent. His expertise goes beyond the realm of mere aesthetics delving into the intricacies of brand storytelling.

Drawing on a life of eclectic experiences, Jonnie envisioned a studio where creativity knows no bounds. An Illustration Studio born from the amalgamation of logo design mastery, comic book storytelling, and the disciplined spirit of a Navy veteran. The result is Pixels and Pastels, an illustration and design agency that not only creates visually stunning and unique designs, but weaves narratives that resonate with a brand's audience.

Collaboration Beyond Boundaries:

At Pixels and Pastels Illustration and Design, we thrive on collaboration. Your vision, combined with our creativity, results in designs that go beyond expectations. We work closely with our you and your team, ensuring that every project is

A true reflection of your brand ideals.

we take pride in our meticulous and creative approach to illustration and design. Our process is a collaborative journey that transforms ideas into visually stunning and impactful creations.

Here's an overview of how we bring your vision to life:

  • Discovery and Consultation: Every project begins with a thorough understanding of your goals, brand identity, and vision. We conduct in-depth consultations to grasp the essence of your project, exploring your preferences, target audience, and unique requirements.
  • Research and Inspiration: Once we have a comprehensive understanding of your project, our team delves into research and gathers inspiration. We explore industry trends, competitor landscapes, and innovative design approaches to ensure our creations stand out.
  • Concept Development: Building on the insights gained, we initiate the concept development phase. Our skilled illustrators brainstorm and sketch preliminary ideas, exploring different visual directions that align with your brand's narrative and objectives.
  • Client Collaboration: We believe in transparent and open communication. We present our initial concepts for your feedback, encouraging collaboration at every stage. Your input is invaluable in refining and tailoring the concepts to perfectly match your expectations.
  • Style Exploration: Based on your feedback, we further refine the chosen concept and explore various illustration styles. Whether it's minimalist, cartoonish, realistic, or any other style, we ensure the chosen style resonates with your brand personality and goals.
  • Draft Creation: With the concept and style finalized, our illustrators begin the draft creation. This involves translating the chosen concept into digital or hand-drawn illustrations. We pay meticulous attention to details, ensuring that each element contributes to the overall narrative.
  • Feedback and Revisions: We value your feedback throughout the design process. After presenting the initial drafts, we welcome your thoughts and make necessary revisions to ensure the illustrations align perfectly with your expectations and branding requirements.
  • Finalization: Once the revisions are complete and you are delighted with the results, we move forward to finalize the illustrations. This includes refining details, optimizing for various formats, and preparing the artwork for its intended use, whether it's for a logo, website, marketing materials, or any other application.
  • Delivery: The finalized illustrations are delivered to you in the agreed-upon format. Whether you need high-resolution digital files, vector graphics, or print-ready designs, we ensure that the deliverables meet your specifications.
  • Ongoing Support: Our commitment doesn't end with the delivery. We offer ongoing support, providing additional services such as resizing, format conversions, or any adjustments needed to adapt the illustrations to evolving requirements.

Our creation and design process is a dynamic and collaborative journey, ensuring that the end result exceeds your expectations and effectively communicates your brand's story.

Let's embark on this creative adventure together!


No high-pressure tactics, sales gimmicks, or arm-twisting involved. Just an honest conversation about you and your business and how we might be able to help you get your customer's to take notice and get people talking about your brand.