David "HABBENINK" Habben

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"David Habben is, hands down, one of the best illustrators I have ever seen, let alone worked with. He is creative beyond measure, clever and thoughtful in his execution of a concept, and professional and prompt in customer interactions. I commissioned David to create the art and layout for my book cover. I had so… Read More
"David Habben is, hands down, one of the best illustrators I have ever seen, let alone worked with. He is creative beyond measure, clever and thoughtful in his execution of a concept, and professional and prompt in customer interactions. I commissioned David to create the art and layout for my book cover. I had some special constraints for the type of visuals I wanted to include, and David worked within those constraints without hesitation. He responded well to feedback and was able to provide additional input that improved the final result. I'm exceedingly pleased with his work." -Daniel Hope, author

“In the case of “Beloved”, I just wrote some words and Dave (Habbenink) made them awesome, the end. I know it’s customary to pay lip service to your artist but good God, the things that man does with primary colors and page layouts are out of this world!”
-Ben Philippe, writer “Beloved” comic

“David is an incredibly talented illustrator but his talent exceeds his craft. He's a genuine person who makes work fun. I expect great things from David in the future.”
-Mark Rawlins, Sr. Art Director, Struck/Owen Jones

"“David Habben is an awesome illustrator and a pleasure to work with. His talent and experience is an asset to my publication. Since the first time I have worked with David he has been professional and creative in all his work. David is always prompt and keeps within deadlines. David has a great working process from concept to final version. He takes our ideas and creates wonderful illustrations to compliment our articles. Often, his alternative ideas are a better option and we will use those instead. The communication with sketches and compositions insures that ideas have been illustrated as intended. His work shows a great knowledge of color, technique and composition. He is also versatile with styles which contributes to our publication being fresh and updated. David is a wonderful artist. These reasons are why I like to use his work on a regular basis.” -Spencer Henderson, Art Director, Utah Business Magazine

“Habben is a mindlbowing talent. He has repeatedly proven us wrong on projects where we thought the approach or deadline were impossible. Now we have started to learn that if Habben has his hands in a project nothing is impossible. His work is immaculate, creative and he powers through it with amazing craft. The dude dominates.”
-Dan Christofferson, Sr. Designer, Struck/Big Cartel



“David's creativity always astounded me. I was really impressed by his drawing abilities and found his ideas on format generation to be very impressive. He has a great attitude and is fun to work with.” 
-Will Abbott, Industrial Designer, Chronicle Books


“David got skills. Mad skills. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for awesomeness.”
-Steve Babcock, Creative Director, Struck/CP&B

“David Habben is one of the most promising individuals I've ever worked with. While working at BYU, he exhibited amazing drawing skills for someone so young. His graphic design work was equally impressive. David has the unique ability to quickly evaluate a problem and originate a variety of perfect solutions. I admire his talent and his creative mind! Turn him loose, and he will fly!”
-John Lepinski, Marketing Manager, BYU Read Less
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