21st October 2021
Katie Ponder draws inspiration from the regency era for her book cover illustrations for Gillian Hawser.
Katie Ponder has illustrated the covers for two books by author Gillian Hawser, set during the iconically beautiful regency era which Katie has perfectly captured in her designs. Looking at textiles, architecture and wall paper designs of the era, Katie immersed herself in the intricate details of the era as well as drawing inspiration from […]
15th October 2021
Dawn Cooper has created two inspiring illustrations for Eaton Square School’s new brand identity. With one image representing pre-school and primary, and the other secondary and senior school, the illustration’s have the feel of book covers, art directed by Anderson Norton Design. The project required some fast execution; “ I wasn’t given much time for the […]
12th October 2021
Sarah McMenemy has illustrated a series of icons for to promote the Naval Children’s Charity, helping families access the services support. The icons act as logo’s covering the issues children may face when they have parents in the military, including bullying, stigma, relocation, parental absence, parents separating, parental injury and death. A natural progression from […]
8th October 2021
Take a look at Lyra’s Oxford, illustrated by Chris Wormell in his latest collaboration with Phillip Pullman.
Next week sees the publication of Phillip Pullaman’s short story “Lyra’s Oxford” in a beautiful gift edition, fully illustrated by none other than Chris Wormell. Hot on the heels of his commissions to illustrate the Book of Dust trilogy and the luxury edition of Northern Lights, Chris has sent much of the year fully immersed […]
30th September 2021
Take a look at Debbie Powell’s hand stamped vision of a Labour future for the cover of Fabian Review.
This month’s Fabian review features a fantastic cover illustrated by Debbie Powell, a rubber stamped vision of a positive future adorned in roses. Working with Vanesha at Fabian Review, Debbie went through quick rounds of sketches before arriving at the final floral idea; flowers being a favourite of Debbie’s to draw and stamp, the roses […]
24th September 2021
Rachael Saunders illustrates an AR pony trail through The National Gallery to celebrate the release of My Little Pony: A New Generation
To mark the release of My Little Pony: A New Generation on Netflix, Rachael Saunders has been commissioned to reimagine ten famous horse paintings displayed in The National Gallery, London. Each illustration had to evoke the painterly style and composition of the original, but also encapsulate a fresh, vibrant energy, faithful to the new generation […]
21st September 2021
What is it to be happy? This is the major question that Laurindo Feliciano was asked to illustrate to accompany an ongoing series of articles for the Wellcome Collection; The Happiness Quest. Each image references the different focuses of the articles, from the pursuit of happiness to explorations into chemicals and psychedelics; Laurindo’s collages perfectly […]
17th September 2021
Congratulations to Rachael Saunders, who’s illustrated homage of Krka National Park (which we featured back in July) has been voted as the winner of Wacom Cintiq 16 competition; “My epic patterned panoramic pays homage to Krka National Park, Croatia. Its sheer scale and level of detail pushed my skills to the limit, but also allowed me […]
15th September 2021
Darling Clementine illustrate an illuminated take on the Nutcracker for M & S’s Christmas snow globe liqueurs!
Darling Clementine have illustrated an amazing range of M & S’s Christmas snow globe Gin & Rum Liqueur’s, with each bottle containing a small light that beautifully illuminates Darling Clementine’s illustrations as gold and silver flakes swirl in the behind them. The images across the three bottles tell the story of The Nutcracker, in three […]
10th September 2021
Jesús Sotés has illustrated a retelling of the story of Odysseus, returning home to Ithaca, through a series of illustrated mazes, games and riddles. The story, as recounted by Homer in the The Odyssey is full of adventures and surprising events that lend themselves perfectly to this engaging method of storytelling and Jesús’s images perfectly […]
7th September 2021
Andrew Davidson has created a series of illustrations in an incredible collaboration with The Macallan; the prestigious whiskey distillery that produces one of the leading single malt whiskies. The project sees Andrew producing beautiful woodcut illustrations that tell the story of Captain John Grant, and the transformation of the wild landscape of his estate into […]
27th August 2021
Amy Grimes has been commissioned by Pavilion to create a series of illustrations inspired by famous trees across the U.K., brought together in the beautiful book The Great British Tree Biography. Amy’s contributions also include spot illustrations of leaves and branches, chapter headers and an absolutely stunning cover. Keeping the tree itself as the focus of […]
25th August 2021
Daniel Long has illustrated a set of interesting insects for snap cards by Usborne. Working from a basic outline provided by the client, Daniel weaved some of his illustrative knowledge of the natural world into each of the cards, tweaking the compositions and poses of the insects to create a dynamic set; “The main challenge […]
19th August 2021
For all the craft inclined tarot readers out there, Katie Ponder’s Yarn Tarot is the perfect deck for you!
Katie Ponder has been busy creating a deck of tarot cards with a twist; crochet, knitting and hand looms are used as symbols throughout the deck! Yarn Tarot is a new tarot deck based on the traditional Rider-Waite deck, fully illustrated by Katie and produced by Sixth & Spring books. Having always loved tarot cards, […]
17th August 2021
Lucy Rose has created an updated identity for Heron Valley; a Devon – based cider and juice producer, who also happen to be local to Lucy! The updated identity takes their majestic Heron icon and gives it a more artisanal, botanical feel. The client and Lucy worked together to come up with a composition that […]