If you are an illustrator, having a great looking portfolio website is absolutely something you need. Portfolios come in all shapes and sizes and some are better than others for illustrators to highlight their creative work. In this collection, we are highlighting some of the absolute best for illustrator portfolios.
We’ve selected a wide variety of themes that provide outstanding features and adaptability. Most of the themes we’ve included have multiple designs they give you some different ways to highlight your work. In addition to multiple premade designs that are well worth checking out, these themes generally support page building plug-ins to give you even more layout flexibility.
As with any portfolio, it’s important to have multiple portfolio styles to highlight individual projects. The themes we have selected do a great job of presenting a wide variety of content in a way that’s satisfying for potential clients. Whether your body of work has generally one style or if you create a wide range of different types of projects, these themes can do a really nice job of ensuring that every project is presented in a way that is best for it. It’s one part flexibility of layout and one part design flexibility.
So, if you’re looking for the ideal illustrator portfolio theme, this collection should go a long way to providing you a lot of different options you’re going to love.
The aptly named Illustrator theme is for illustration and artistic portfolios. There are 15 different distinct homepage designs included with this download, that gives you quite a few different ways to highlight your work.
Illustrator supports WP Bakery Page Builder, giving you plenty of different ways you can set up your website. In addition to the 15 premade designs for your homepage, you can create unlimited new layouts using this drag and drop page builder. There are over 10 different incredible portfolio styles for highlighting multiple projects and a number of single project designs as well.
With all of the versatile elements of this theme provides, it’s great for artistic portfolios, illustration portfolios, motion graphic design portfolios and more. It’s ideal for animated storytelling, exhibitions, 3D studio templates and it has a lot of features that would make it ideal for a book promotion website. Thanks to WooCommerce support, you can sell products or digital downloads in your very own online shop.
If you’ve been searching for a user-friendly theme that has plenty to offer any illustrator, this theme represents a really unique opportunity that might be worth looking deeper into.
One Plus is a really beautiful portfolio theme that’s specifically designed for creative work, especially for drawings and illustrations. This theme gives you a lot of different ways to highlight your content and its very user-friendly as well.
This theme provides three different image galleries to showcase your drawings and illustrations. There are a wide variety of options also included to configure your galleries. These include transitions, full-screen modes, different layouts and color schemes, just to name a few. If you’d like to incorporate video into your work, both video and YouTube are fully supported with custom sizes available.
The theme options panel is a really nice touch as well, it gives you complete control over text, fonts and colors. You’ll have unlimited combinations available to give your website a distinctive style that’s perfectly in tune with your brand. I think the overall simple layout this theme provides helps ensure any type of illustration gets shown in the proper light. No matter how simple or how complex your creations are, this theme works hard to provide that perfect framework that makes every project you’ve worked on look its best.
This theme is ideal for any type of creative website and thanks to the incredible amounts of flexibility that WordPress provides, you can extend this template’s functionality almost infinitely. Any feature you don’t see included, you can simply find a free or paid plug-in to add it. And with the clean, well presented style, it’s going to make your portfolio look fantastic.
Marée is an illustration and design portfolio WordPress theme with a clean, flat design and a lot of practical features that make it wonderful for presenting projects and portfolio work. But the features don’t stop with just a beautifully designed portfolio, there’s a lot more going on that makes this theme such a solid option.
This theme provides several different adorable portfolio layouts, a handful of different blog styles that can help you share information with your visitors, a collection of shop pages that are fully built out and ready to go for any type of product including digital downloads.
If you’ve got just a handful of projects you’ve completed or hundreds of different images you’d like to highlight, this theme can handle everything just perfectly. It even works for entire design agencies who want to highlight a wide range of work over the course of years.
Another great aspect this theme provides is a huge knowledge base that can give you tons of information about how to set up and customize your website. There are several video tutorials also included to help maximize this themes potential. Overall, considering all of the different portfolio layouts, the flexibility and the user-friendliness this theme provides, certainly earned its place among the absolute best themes for illustrators who want to build a gorgeous portfolio to highlight a wide range of work.
Haar is a gorgeous portfolio theme for illustrators, designers and other artists. It helps you unleash your work in a really attractive way that potential clients are going to love. It’s got a really wide range of features and it’s completely flexible.
This theme has a very modern style and features to match. With WP Bakery Page Builder support, you can craft unlimited layouts for homepages and inner pages. The typography this theme provides is one really nice feature that can help set your content apart. Also, all of the very practical inner pages give you outstanding premade looks for any type of illustration or drawing.
The premade portfolios include several different designs and styles. There’s a masonry portfolio, horizontal style, one with the Metro inspired look and there’s a portfolio carousel as well. Any art studio or illustrator who wants to showcase beautiful illustrations in an impressive way is going to be blown away by this theme. Your potential clients are going to get a really great idea of what you are capable of.
Mintus is another solid option for illustration portfolios. This appealing, captivating theme is supremely simple to use and it has all the functionality you’ll need to make the right type of portfolio website for highlighting your illustrations.
Whether you are an expert in coding or if you are a beginner to word press, you’ll have plenty of tools at your disposal for creating great looking websites that don’t require any sort of coding experience. This theme provides several different homepages and inner pages that have outstanding styles and flexible features that can be added as you need them. WP Bakery Page Builder is one of the most popular page building tools because it allows for total flexibility in design. That’s one aspect of this theme definitely gets right.
WP Bakery Page Builder doesn’t just work on homepages, it also allows you to completely style inner pages as well. This theme includes several premium plug-ins, tremendous amount of flexibility in terms of the overall design and there are many different portfolio variations to help highlight and showcase your body of work. If you’d like to set up an online shop, WooCommerce is supported and there are all of the requisite premade pages for setting up your online shop. If you’re selling digital downloads or physical goods, the same process for product creation is very simple and very straightforward.
This is one of the best illustration portfolio themes available and I think it makes for a really nice homepage if you’d like a very clean, modern look for your portfolio.
Bryson is an illustrator and design portfolio WordPress theme that the delightful homepage for any type of creative content. If you’re looking for outstanding layouts, tons of features and just as much adaptability, this theme provides a really great starting point for you.
I’ve highlighted the Pinterest style design, but there are quite a number of different layouts included for any type of illustration or design portfolio. WP Bakery Page Builder is supported to give you a lot of functionality and flexibility when creating a layout. This drag and drop page builder is a really popular way to create any type of design you want.
Creating an inspirational, attractive and professional portfolio is what this theme is all about. However, some illustrators also may want to have an online shop incorporated into their website. For those of you who want this feature, WooCommerce is also completely supported. This powerful plug-in has prestyled pages for your shopping cart, for products and for checkout. It’s all very simple to set up, use walk-through with the wizard and let WordPress take care of the rest.
If you want a feature filled, multipurpose illustration portfolio theme, Bryson represents one of the best options on the market.
Blogo is a retro style WordPress theme that uses heavily illustrated designs to present a really fun take on a portfolio and blog combination. This theme is ideal for kid friendly illustrations that appeal to a younger audience. It has a hand-drawn style that’s truly unique and one that makes a great impression.
This theme has been around for quite some time, and while the style may have become just a bit dated, it still is an effective way to build an illustration portfolio with an integrated blog. It’s got unique design with hand-drawn characters and other design elements that can help your website look a little bit different. There are six premade color schemes, a boys style and a girls style and if you don’t mind the fact that this theme is a little bit retro in style, it could be a solid option for creating a portfolio you can really learn to love.
Lekker is a flat, design centric portfolio theme that I think would work great for illustrations and other hand-drawn elements. It uses a bold, highly visual and super modern style to present your projects in a way that’s going to get a lot of attention. If you need some modern inspiration on your website, this theme provides plenty of options.
Lekker Is a theme that’s all about creativity and inspiration. It has a very bold, modern design that works as a perfect frame for any type of illustration or hand-drawn work. But it’s perfect for just about any type of design portfolio because it is so simple and modern.
If you value a lot of different layout options, you’ll be happy to note that the Elementor page builder is also fully supported by this theme. Elementor provides a very modern way to showcase any type of creative work. It’s perfect for exciting illustration, design and other types of portfolio websites. It’s really the perfect companion for showcasing your creativity, perfectly framing and highlighting your most important work. And, best of all, Elementor is incredibly simple to use, even if you’re not particularly familiar with WordPress.
This theme provides a powerful admin interface, it’s incredibly customizable and you’ll never have to touch a single line of code to make it look great. There is a large collection of pages and layouts, a massive selection of portfolio styles and all of it is incredibly user-friendly.
Overall, this Lekker theme is definitely among the very best in this collection and it represents a real opportunity to take your content to the next level.