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6th April 2021

Kate Forrester’s cover for ‘The End of the World…’ is shortlisted at the 69th Australian Book Design Awards!

Congratulations are in order as Kate Forrester’s fantastic cover for ‘The End of the World is Bigger than Love’ by Davina Bell, has been shortlisted in the Best Designed YA Cover category at the 69th Australian Book Design Awards. The cover is an instant Kate Forrester classic uses symmetry to great effect, with Kate’s hand-lettering perfectly balanced […]

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26th March 2021

Kate Forrester’s favourite illustration sees publication this week; Strong as Fire, Fierce as Flame.

We’ve asked our artists to send in some of their all-time favourite illustrations and projects they’ve worked on, and we are kicking off with Kate Forrester, whose favourite image is a book cover out next week in hardback. Perfect timing! Kate illustrated the cover for ‘Strong as Fire, Fierce as Flame’, a YA novel set […]

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12th February 2021

Catherine Pearson creates elegantly animated illustrations highlighting Swiss jewellery.

  Catherine Pearson has been commissioned by HV Zurich Agency on behalf of the Association of Swiss Goldsmiths and Watchmakers to create a panoramic illustration, incorporating five scenes that showcase Swiss jewellery. The scenes were then separately animated (animated by Messieurs.ch) for socials, showing Catherine’s style to be perfectly suited to elegant movement. Taking inspiration from […]

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3rd February 2021

Rob Ball illustrates a cohort of creatures for the cover of “Questland”.

Rob Ball has illustrated the cover for “Questland”, the new novel by Carrie Vaughan and published by HMH Books. The story takes place on an island governed by the rules of fantasy literature, and features on the cover a cohort of creatures expertly illustrated by Rob. The question that the brief posed was how “niche” […]

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29th January 2021

Chris Wormell recreates the English Rugby Union Rose for the 150th anniversary kit!

Chris Wormell was commissioned to create a unique version of the English Rugby Union rose logo for the 150th anniversary kit, based on the original 1871 rose. Commissioned by Thisaway Design, Chris worked with designers Remy Auger and Graeme Cook to come up with an image that directly referenced the original embroidered rose found on […]

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23rd December 2020

Aurelia Lange creates the album artwork and music video for Landshapes new album “Contact”.

Aurelia Lange has worked with artist Lydia CS to create the album artwork for “Contact” and music video for the accompanying single “The Ring” for the band Landshapes, out now via Bella Union. Using the title as a starting point, Aurelia and Lydia used “The Ring” as a symbol representing multiple viewpoints; “The ring motif […]

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18th December 2020

Say hello to Greg McIndoe; our new Startworks artist!

Greg McIndoe (also known as Headless Greg) is the latest illustrator to join The Artworks through Startworks and we are thrilled to have him! Welcome Greg! Greg’s work immediately stood out to us upon graduating this year; his playful use of  geometric shapes, exploration of 2d and 3d image making and clever use of minimalism […]

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11th December 2020

Lucy Davey, Lucy Rose and Harry Goldhawk all illustrate the Christmas special of the Radio Times

This week’s double sized Christmas issue of Radio times is packed full of illustrations from our very own Lucy Davey, Lucy Rose and Harry Goldhawk! Throughout the magazine, Lucy Davey has provided small Christmas spots, from Christmas puddings to horn-blowing Angels, as well the decorative festive borders consisting of holly, ice skates, and a little […]

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4th December 2020

Announcing out Startworks 2020 Artist: Hannah Riordan

We are very excited to announce that Edinburgh College of Art graduate, Hannah Riordan is the latest artist to join The Artworks through the Startworks programme! We were so impressed with Hannah’s work; her broad range of applications, willingness to experiment and her obvious love of drawing and printmaking, coalesce into a strikingly accomplished portfolio. […]

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10th November 2020

Claire Harrup joins the The Artworks!

The Artworks is incredibly excited to announce our latest signing; Claire Harrup! Claire’s sophisticated digital combinations of printmaking, collage and drawing give her images a unique texture and instantly recognisable style, retaining the quality and hand-made feel inherent across all of these processes. The subtle layering of textures and limited colours creates beautiful and unpredictable […]

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29th October 2020

Daniel Long, Dawn Cooper, Jesús Sotés and Katie Ponder illustrate nearly everything, in Bill Bryson’s “Really Short History of Nearly Everything”.

Once in a while, a project might fall into The Artworks hands that might be a perfect fit for not one, but two of our artists. Rarer still is the illusive brief that requires the talents of three of our illustrators, all working together on a single vision. But a project that is a perfect […]

Daniel Long, Dawn Cooper, Jesús Sotés and Katie Ponder illustrate nearly everything, in Bill Bryson’s “Really Short History of Nearly Everything”. Read article

25th September 2020

Meet the Arists – Lucia Gaggiotti

Lucia Gagiotti’s beautiful illustrations use vintage references and iconography to make incredible contemporary graphic art, calling out to classic children’s books, folk art and mid-century design. Her cartoonish figures are rendered with a practiced naïveté and immaculately presented with worn in textures; her images feel like they have a life well-lived. Splitting her time between […]

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25th September 2020

Meet the Artists – Chris Wormell

Chris Wormell’s illustrations are full of engrossing scenes, accentuated by dramatic use light and shadow that are both immersive and atmospheric. Throughout his career, whether using linocut, wood engravings or digital tools, Chris has illustrated countless memorable campaigns, book covers and editorial pieces that share his exquisite eye for detail, bold use of shadow and […]

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11th September 2020

Meet the Artists – Sneaky Raccoon

Sneaky Raccoon is the artist alias of Anna Mullin, a graphic illustrator and designer. Enthralled by the natural world and a love of colour, Anna’s illustrations often feature animals or character creations. She enjoys producing visually reductive artwork, with each project being individually tailored to the client or desired audience. Working in both design and illustration […]

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14th August 2020

Meet the Artists – Andrew Davidson

Over the last forty years Andrew Davidson has successfully created an enviable body of work that displays his mastery of different mediums; wood engraving, woodcut printing, gouache painting, each one underscored by an attention given to draughtsmanship, and confident graphic compositions. Andrew’s images take into account what might be added to them later and seamlessly […]

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14th August 2020

Meet The Artists – Dawn Cooper

Dawn Cooper’s illustrations are teeming with references to the natural world, her work capturing and celebrating the small differences to be found in her chosen subjects; whether that’s ocean inhabitants, species of butterfly or the variations in shape and type of leaves. This consideration given to the smaller details is found throughout Dawn’s work, conveying […]

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10th August 2020

Nic Jones paints both poles for Quarto in “North Pole / South Pole”

Nic Jones’s first book for Quarto Publishing, North Pole/South Pole (written by Michael Bright), is available to pre-order now! A literal “flip book” the reader begins at the North Pole, learning about the climate and geography of the arctic and then flips the book over to arrive at the South Pole, where you can discover the tabular […]

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5th August 2020

Holly Maguire illustrates a garment worker for non-profit, Remember Who Made Them

Holly Maguire has contributed an illustration to Remember Who Made Them, a non-profit campaign created in solidarity with garment workers in the global south who are often exploited and poorly paid by fast fashion brands. After responding to a request put out by one of the founders looking for illustrators passionate about this issue, Holly immediately signed […]

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31st July 2020

Meet the Artists – Lizzie King

Lizzie King is an illustrator, sculptor, window dresser and most importantly, exceptionally creative. Her designs display an effortless cool, with bright colours, tropical motifs and a little bit of 90’s nostalgia, combining to create an immersive body of work thats cartoonish as well as cohesive. The wobbly lines and colourful characters present in Lizzie’s illustrations […]

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31st July 2020

Meet the Artists – Matthew Cook

There are probably few who have seen the sights that Matthew Cook has seen, even fewer who have documented them through drawing. But there is only one person who has rendered them in exquisite detail, capturing the character, the excitement and the mundanity with perfect draughtsmanship. That person, as you can probably guess, is Matthew […]

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