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20th July 2021

Daniel Long illustrates “Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life” for DK

Daniel Long has illustrated the fourth book in an anthology series for DK; Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life. A follow up to his other illustrated books; An Anthology or Intriguing Animals, The Wonders of Nature and The Mysteries of the Universe. Daniel was briefed on each specific creature in the book and was supplied with […]

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2nd July 2021

The Artworks Interviews; Speaking to the illustrators behind Bill Bryson’s “A Really Short History of Nearly Everything”.

The final video in our book focussed series of interviews is with not one, but four of our incredible illustrators; Dawn Cooper, Daniel Long, Katie Ponder and Jesús Sotés, who all contributed to the incredible “A Really Short History of Nearly Everything” written by none other than Bill Bryson. A very special project that sees […]

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17th June 2021

Katie Ponder teams with DK to illustrate another book of myths; Norse!

Katie Ponder has collaborated with the brilliant art team at DK again, to work on another illustrated book of myths. Norse Myths is the latest book of epic stories, answering every question a young curious mind might have on the various Gods and Goddesses of the Vikings. Following the same format as the previous instalment Greek Myths, […]

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7th May 2021

Lucy Davey’s illustrated stories help raise awareness of Diabetes for Abbott Medical!

Lucy Davey has illustrated three storybooks for children, collaborating with US based health company Abbot and design agency Attention Global, as part of a campaign to raise awareness of Diabetes. The books feature main character’s designed by Lucy; Billy, Riley and the soon to be revealed Marina, all learning to adjust to life with Diabetes; […]

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23rd March 2021

Dalia Adillon illustrates Venice for ‘Acqua Alta’, a new children’s book about climate change!

Dalia Adillon has illustrated ‘Acqua Alta’, a new book published by Jollibre, Santillana Editorial, about the effects of climate change on the city of Venice. Dalia illustrated the cover as well 10 interior images, telling the story of thirteen year old Lauretta and her plan to save Venice with the help and wisdom of her grandfather, […]

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12th March 2021

Let’s return to The Magic Place! Chris Wormell’s debut children’s novel is out now in paperback!

The Magic Place, Chris Wormell’s debut children’s novel is out now in paperback, and as it’s name suggests is packed full of magic and character that will enthral readers of any age. While we wrote about the book when it first came out in hardback, we caught up with Chris to revisit The Magic Place […]

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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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26th January 2021

Rachael Saunders invites you to step inside her illustrated Ancient Rome.

This month sees the publication of “Step Inside Long Ago Ancient Rome’, fully illustrated by Rachael Saunders and published by Usborne books. The next instalment in the Step Inside series (the previous was Egypt) “…Ancient Rome” is packed full of laser-cut pages, perfect for peering back in time and into the lives of the romans. Rachael’s […]

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8th December 2020

Chris Wormell documents his process for The Subtle Knife

Chris Wormell is busy working away on the new illustrated editions of Phillip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy, with “The Northern Lights” released in November. Chris has been giving eager fans a glimpse into his illustration process for the second book “The Subtle Knife”, showing off sketches and inked blocks of some of the iconic […]

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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

16th October 2020

Daniela Terrazzini illustrates Where Snow Angels Go; Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book!

Daniela Terrazzini has illustrated acclaimed novelist Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book, Where Snow Angels Go; an incredible collaboration between two exceptional artists. Daniela’s dreamy illustrations are perfectly partnered with the modern fairytale’s exploration of the fragility of life and the places we find strength. Approached by Walker Books, Daniela approached the subject of “guardian angels” with some […]

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7th October 2020

“Wild City”, fully illustrated by Lucy Rose is out now!

Lucy Rose has fully illustrated Wild City, which is out now via Macmillan Kids! An exploration of cities around the world and the creatures we share them with, Wild City is written by award winning natural history author Ben Hoare. The book delves into the unexpected kinds of flora and fauna we find in urban spaces across […]

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2nd October 2020

Rachael Saunders captures Countryfile’s Adam Henson for “A Year on Adam’s Farm”.

Next spring will see the release of “A Year on Adam’s Farm”, written by Countryfile’s Adam Henson and fully illustrated by Rachael Saunders! Featuring over 40 flaps to flick through, Rachael’s colourful scenes and lively illustrations are sure to be inspiring budding farmer’s to explore the book and discover what secrets and surprises A Year […]

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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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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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17th July 2020

Meet the Artists – Nic Jones

Nic Jones draws inspiration from the animal world, creating beautiful digital illustrations that evoke the tactile feel of fur and feathers through her use of painterly texture and confident mark making. Colour palettes and the settings they suggest are another important feature of Nic’s work; warm saturated reds and green suggest active nighttime in images […]

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17th July 2020

Meet the Artists – Laura Barrett

Laura Barrett creates elegantly composed illustrations made up of layered levels of silhouetted cutouts, throwing her subject matter into stark relief and confidently exposing her eye for gesture and the intricacy in her designs. Developing her style from traditional Scherenschnitte (paper cutting), Laura uses digital techniques to enhance the theatrical nature of her work; clearly divided […]

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