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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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28th February 2020

Lucy Davey’s designs package up Norwegian nature.

Lucy Davey was approached by Strømme Throndsen to create front and back pack designs for two new, exciting varieties of oatmeal cookies. Perfect for “families with kids that are going out and enjoying the beautiful Norwegian nature”, the designs reflect both the flora and fauna of the landscape. Lucy worked alongside Strømme Throndsen to come […]

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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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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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10th January 2020

Celebrating Aurelia Lange’s ongoing collaboration with sustainable energy company: Bulb

To celebrate Aurelia Lange’s lengthily collaboration with sustainable energy company Bulb, we chatted to her about the creative process behind animating Bulb’s energetic seasonal mailer headers and how they reflect the ‘go green’ attitude of Bulb and its users. Bulb is a green energy company that aims to help consumers reduce their energy costs, consumption […]

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7th January 2020

Dàlia Adillon’s enchanting school mural to encourage reading and diversity

Dàlia Adillon was recently commissioned by Mossen Cinto Verdaguer School in Barcelona to paint a playful and colourful mural that captured the themes of childhood, reading and diversity. Dàlia started the project as she does normally, working on a colourful pencil drawing. “The first thing I did was to work on a colour sketch, in […]

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3rd January 2020

The Artworks ‘Best of Illustration’ 2019

As we enter the start of 2020, a time for exciting new projects, collaborations and Illustrations, we wanted to remember all the fantastic work created by our artists over the last year. Here is our 2019 round up of the ‘Best of Illustration’! Animal Atlas by Anne Rooney and Lonely Planet Kids. This stunning picture […]

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4th December 2019

Kate Forrester’s Christmas re-design of KP Original Salted Peanuts

It’s officially feeling a lot like Christmas at the Artworks and what better way to enter the holiday season than to show off Kate Forrester’s recent festive re-design of KP salted peanuts. A staple snack for anyone peckish during the party season, Kate has taken the classic KP blue packaging and added a gorgeous wintery […]

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3rd December 2019

Lindsey Spinks’s delicious Illustrations for Waitrose’s November Party Season Survival Guide

Lindsey Spinks has lended her Illustrative charm to the Waitrose November Party Season Survival Guide. Illustrating a variety of different vibrant fruit and veg, Lindsey created each drawing to sit alongside exciting healthy recipes for the ultimate party host to try. Lindsey worked closely with Art Director Kat to create rough pencil sketches that were […]

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19th November 2019

Lucia Gaggiotti’s playful animation for Ego-TE

Lucia Gaggiotti has teamed up with STUDIOLUX to create a beautifully animated commercial for Ego-TE, an Italian food delivery app that focuses on bringing delicious, fresh and local produce directly to your door. Ego-TE contacted STUDIOLUX, an Italian digital company specialising in photography and video-making, as they wanted to create an animation to show people […]

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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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15th November 2019

Planetarium wins the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize 2019

Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum by astrophysicist Raman Prinja and Ilustrator Chris Wormell has been chosen by children as the winning book for the 2019 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. The prize was awarded at a ceremony hosted by CBBC’s Lindsey Russell at the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford, this afternoon (13 November […]

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12th November 2019

Laura Barrett brings Mr Darcy back to life in latest Book Cover Illustration

Laura Barrett has illustrated a stunning silhouette of the much loved Jane Austen character, Mr Darcy, for a new book by Garbielle Malcom, commissioned by Imogen Streater at independent publisher Endeavour Quill. We spoke to Laura, asking how she approached such an exciting project. Laura told us, as with any illustrated project, this one started […]

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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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