Brooke Appler



I’m Brooke Appler, an Oakland, California-based illustrator.

Recent clients include: Momentum Magazine, Homespun Bikes, The Greenhorns, Oakland Museum of California/The Oakland Standard, Engage Coffee, and Spokeland.

Recent press includes: Julia Rothman’s Book By Its Cover, Pikaland, Bowie Style’s Print & Pattern, Coffee Served Daily, Literacyhead, and O My Clumsy Heart.

I received my BFA in Apparel Design from Pratt Institute in 2004 and I’ve spent about 3full years traveling domestically and internationally.

My apparel design career spanned about 6years starting with an internship for Jeremy Scott in NYC and ending as Outerwear Designer for Mountain Hardwear in the Bay Area. I left the industry in September 2010 to pursue the huge backlog of projects and pursuits that had been on my mind for the past few years. A fractured foot in October 2010 temporarily halted my very active lifestyle and solidified illustration as my new direction. My other life-consuming love is bicycling <3

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  • Illustration


  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop