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3rd April 2020

Mary Woodin’s 10 simple steps to drawing nature.

Mary Woodin’s follow-up to her first ten-step drawing book “Flowers” has arrived! “10 Step Drawing: Nature” aims to provide readers with clear and simple instructions on how to reproduce Mary’s beautiful pencil drawings. The challenge with working on books like these, Mary says, is being “…able to break each subject down into logical and progressive […]

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31st March 2020

Maren Schabhüser crafts some calming scenes for the “Be Green” issue of “Brigitte”

Maren Schabhüser has contributed some illustrations to the new issue of the bi-annual “Be Green” special of the German magazine “Brigitte”. In her instantly recognisable paper craft style, Maren has created brightly coloured scenes to illustrate four different sections; Knowledge, Lend a hand, Dive down and Make it pretty. Maren described working with “Brigitte” as straightforward; […]

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27th March 2020

Meet the Artists – Holly Maguire

Holly Maguire’s illustrations are bursting at the seams with all the vibrancy and colour of Spring in full bloom; both the subject matter she chooses and her techniques reflect the influence of and an appreciation for, nature. Her hand painted gouache illustrations show brightly coloured characters surrounded by curling leaves, happy pets and sometimes, even […]

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27th March 2020

Meet the Artists – Daniel Long

Daniel Long’s digital illustrations are the work of a true pro; their beauty lies in all the subtle details and finishes that don’t make themselves too known, but help to elevate an already impressive image. Whether it’s a subtle texture that softens a block of colour or the body language of a portrait that draws […]

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20th March 2020

Dawn Cooper illustrates the hidden life of a hedgerow for BBC Wildlife Magazine

Dawn Cooper was asked by BBC Wildlife Magazine to create an illustration teeming with life to accompany an article that delves into the history of hedgerows. Excited to help illustrate their importance, Dawn set about making an image that looked wild and abundant, a time-consuming task but ultimately very satisfying! The other challenge Dawn faced […]

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17th March 2020

Rachael Saunders illustrates the expressive adventurer, “Fidget the Wonder Dog”

  Rachael Saunders has illustrated the debut picture book by author Patricia Forde; an epic tale of love, loss, reunion and adventure on the high seas, told through the friendship of a girl and her dog, Fidget. Rachael describes how, like Fidget, she also went on an adventure with this project, striving to Along with […]

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13th March 2020

Meet the Artists – Harry Goldhawk

Rounding off this edition of Meet the Artists is Harry Goldhawk, an illustrator and motion artist whose work captures tranquil atmospheres, and the subtle movement through them. Harry joined the Artworks in October 2019, working with an impressive list of publishers (Penguin Random House, Macmillan Publishing, Michael O’Mara Books…) as well as founding the beautifully […]

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13th March 2020

Meet The Artists – Kate Forrester

Kate Forrester has been with The Artworks for 12 years, bringing her beautiful synthesis of unique hand lettering and satisfyingly detailed illustration. Kate’s versatile approach has seen her gain recognition all over the world working with clients from locations like London, Madrid and the Middle East; her typography is tailor designed to suit specific briefs, […]

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10th March 2020

Tasty editorial illustrations for Tapas Magazine by Jesús Sotés.

Tapas Magazine is one of the most relevant publications about gastronomy, so it’s no mean feat that this is the second time Jesús Sotés has been asked to create artwork to accompany an article about the concept of culinary luxury that we live with currently, emphasising natural and seasonal products as well as simple, authentic food. […]

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6th March 2020

Sarah McMenemy’s new paintings capture an often overlooked energy.

Sarah McMenemy has created a new series of  gouache and collaged paintings, celebrating the landscapes that make up childhood holidays to the seaside. The paintings focus on the north Norfolk area; Cromer, Wells-next-the-sea and other seaside towns, the kinds of places Sarah spent time in as a child, “I have become a keen sea swimmer […]

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27th January 2020

Lucy Davey’s seventh Illustrated cover for Campbell and Carter Mystery series by Ann Granger

Lucy Davey has illustrated yet another stunning book jacket in the Campbell and Carter village mystery series. ‘A Matter of Murder’, written by Anne Granger, is the seventh in an edition of exciting Cotswold murder books. Telling the story of Miff Ferguson, a young homeless man who stumbles across a dead body, and inspector Jess […]

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17th January 2020

Meet The Artists – Lucy Davey

Bristol based artist Lucy Davey has been with The Artworks for over 14 years! Starting out as one of our amazing ‘Startworks’ artists, Lucy joined straight from university and has since developed a unique style that has seen her work with clients like The Royal Mail, Penguin, The Radio times and Starbucks. Lucy’s favorite project […]

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17th January 2020

Meet The Artists – Dàlia Adillon

Currently living between Durham and Barcelona, Dàlia Adillon has been with Artworks for a little under 3 years! Dalia’s work is instantly recognisable, with her signature style of oval eyed characters and textured use of colour. During her time at The Artworks, Dàlia’s favourite project has been “Amelia Earhart. Little Guides to Great Lives ” […]

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17th January 2020

Get ready to Meet The Artists!

As we kick off 2020, we are introducing an exciting new Friday feature at the Artworks… Meet The Artists! Every Friday we will be interviewing two of our mega talented Illustrators, giving you the chance to get to know everything! Whether they’ve been with us since the beginning or only recently joined the Artworks family, […]

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14th January 2020

Rachael Saunders’ delicious and cute collaboration with Natural Grocers

We are delighted to announce that Rachael Saunders’ packaging designs, in collaboration with Whole Foods Supermarket Natural Grocers is officially ready to buy! MBDesign approached Rachael from the US last year to ask for her assistance in developing a new look for the ‘home brand’ products for Natural Grocers.  Rachael told us how excited she […]

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15th November 2019

The Artworks has 14 books featured on Waterstones ‘Best of 2019’ Book Guide

We are delighted to announce that in the run up to Christmas, The Story of London Underground Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy, Christmas Shopaholic Illustrated by Lucy Davey, The Book of Dust (Volumes one and two), Seashaken Houses, Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp and Erebus Illustrated by Chris Wormell, Shakespeare For Every Day of The Year Illustrated by Harry Goldhawk, The Snow Queen […]

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1st November 2019

Lottie Hall’s playful re-design of D&AD’s Online Master Class

Despite only joining artworks a few months ago, Lottie Hall has already got stuck in working with an array of exciting and diverse clients. Offering up her playful and bright illustrative charm to every project she works on. Her most recent commission, by D&AD, asked Lottie to re-design one of their new online Masterclasses, we […]

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28th October 2019

Get lost in Lucy Rose’s Animal Atlas for Lonely Planet Kids

In our latest book delivery day, we were incredibly excited to receive a copy of Animal Atlas by Lonely Planet Kids and Anne Rooney, Illustrated by our hugely talented Lucy Rose! Lucy was commissioned by Lonely Planet Kids to illustrate the enchanting and educational children’s book: Animal Atlas, a book that explores the Animation Kingdom […]

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23rd October 2019

When the Whales Walked shortlisted for SLA award

We are very excited to announce that When the Whales Walked has been shortlisted for an SLA information book award! The talented Hannah Bailey was commissioned by Quarto to illustrate the non-fiction children’s book When Whales Walked, written by Dougal Dixon. The first book in the series, followed by When We Became Humans, has been shortlisted for […]

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23rd October 2019

Getting to know our newest Illustrator and Motion Designer: Harry Goldhawk!

We are incredibly excited to introduce our newest Illustrator and Motion Designer: Harry Goldhawk. Based in Cornwall, Harry’s beautiful digital drawings explore nature, the elements and cool cowboys; he loves designing fantastical book covers and animating exciting motion graphics. Alongside Illustration, Harry is also the co-founder of Papio Press, an Art Print and Accessories Company […]

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