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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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22nd September 2020

The Artworks Pocket Portfolio’s are here!

Our pocket portfolios are a fun, convenient way of getting a glimpse into the work of the artists we represent, not to mention easy to keep on hand in case you need to quickly find the right artist for whatever project you have in mind. Whether you want to quietly leaf through the pages at […]

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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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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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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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28th July 2020

Lucy Davey illustrates her tenth cover for Sophie Kinsella!

Lucy Davey has illustrated her tenth(!) cover for another Sophie Kinsella’s novels “Love Your Life”. Happy to be working once again with designer Richard Ogle from Penguin Randomhouse, Lucy has created a cover which encapsulates the two main characters struggles to stay together while being pulled apart by differing lifestyles. In keeping with the already […]

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24th July 2020

Kate Forrester captures the flavour of two new Modelo beers!

Kate Forrester has created illustrations for an animation announcing the new flavours of beers for Modelo USA. The decorative elements that surround the type are based on the barrel aged flavours of each of the drink , providing a handy visual hint as to what you can expect inside each bottle! You can see how […]

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21st July 2020

Laurindo Feliciano’s creates a surrealist tinged poster for La Compagnie Des Gens.

Laurindo Feliciano has illustrated a poster for the Burgundy based theatre company, La Compagnie Des Gens. Initially having all their summer shows cancelled due to Coronavirus, the company got the go ahead from the French government to organise a summer show outdoors. Wanting to quickly get the word out they commissioned Laurindo, who was able […]

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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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15th July 2020

Katie Ponder reimagines Greek Myths for DK

Katie Ponder has illustrated “Greek Myths”, a new collection of the classic tales written  by Jean Menzies and published by DK. After initially pitching on the book, Katie was delighted receive the go ahead and get stuck into a substantial project; taking just 6 months to rough out the entire book and then work closely […]

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10th July 2020

Rob Ball creates a journey through time and space on the cover of Notes From Small Planets

Rob Ball has illustrated the cover to a guide to the galaxy (not that one) for Harper Voyager; Notes From Small Planets is a Lonely Planet style guide that shows readers all the best things to see and do in the worlds of science fiction and fantasy in the vein of The Lord of the Rings and […]

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8th July 2020

Dawn Cooper creates a Butterfly guide for Pets at Home My VIP Magazine!

Dawn Cooper has created another summer spotting guide, this time it’s butterflies instead of birds for Pets at Home’s My VIP Magazine. Aiming to capture the individual complexity of the different species, Dawn was grateful to have an expert on hand to give her a few pointers on the differences between butterflies, having them appear […]

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3rd July 2020

Meet the Artists – Heather Gatley

Heather Gatley’s illustrations are all about emphasis; sparingly using specific lines and marks to hi light and draw the eye to an element of a composition, Heather creates images that are harmonious in their balance of colour, gesture and weight. After joining the Artworks through the Startworks programme in 2006, Heather has brought her reportage […]

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3rd July 2020

Meet the Artists – Katie Ponder

Katie Ponders work occupies the sweet spot somewhere between Constructivism and Art Nouveau. Her bold, graphic compositions contain flourishes of natural forms and highly detailed features; emphasising the very real expressions behind the abstracted figures she creates. Often using an intuitive approach, Katie finds the image and composition as she’s making it, assembling textures and […]

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1st July 2020

Laura Barrett illustrates the Bard for Texas Co-op Power Magazine

Laura Barrett was commissioned by Texas Co-op Power Magazine to create an illustration to accompany an article about a Shakespeare performance in the beautiful historic centre of Winedale, Texas, focussing on the authors memory of As you like it. Inspired by photographs of the author and her peers rehearsing, Laura also used the opportunity to research […]

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26th June 2020

Lucy Rose keeps busy creating cushion designs!

Not one for a day off, Lucy Rose keeps busy creating beautiful cushion designs when not working on commissioned projects. Starting with research on a particular subject (normally exotic birds, animals and plants), Lucy begins to sketch out composition ideas and settles on initial colour palettes, “I think this is a really important and time […]

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24th June 2020

Lucy Davey illustrates Why It Matters for Pinter and Martin

Lucy Davey has created the cover art for the Why It Matters series of non-fiction books about different aspects of pregnancy, birth and parenting, published by Pinter and Martin. Working with Allan Sommerville from Blok Graphic Design Studio, Lucy’s illustrations had to fit in with a series style that was already established for previous titles. […]

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