Artist of the Month, June 2020: Robert Ball


Robert Ball is a British illustrator, designer, and comic maker based in London. After a successful career in graphic design, Robert decided to pursue his childhood passion of illustration at 39 years old. With high profile collaborations including HBO’s epic series Game of Thrones and ESPN’s book The Fierce 44, Robert is proof that it is never too late to pursue your dream career. His high impact, graphic illustrations make for striking book covers, charming portraits, and otherworldly scenes.

We checked in with Robert over Zoom last week and learned more about his perspectives as an illustrator for our micro podcast series A Moment With Mendola.


See More of Robert Ball’s Work

HBO Game of Thrones finale illustration by Robert Ball
The Fierce 44 ESPN Portrait illustrations by Robert Ball