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23rd February 2021

Heather Gatley illustrated a delicious looking seafood medley for Sainsbury’s Magazine.

For the last year Heather Gatley has been illustrating the Most Memorable Meal segment in Sainsbury’s magazine. Each month a different celebrity is asked to describe the most memorable meal they’ve ever had, with Heather then creating an illustrated food-themed frame fro the text. This month’s offering was courtesy of diet and fitness queen Rosemary Conley, […]

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19th February 2021

A recent editorial roundup!

The Artworks artists have been very busy working on a fantastic selection of editorial projects over the last few weeks. Here we thought we would collect them together and celebrate their diverse approaches to editorial illustration! From the top; (Above) Lucy Davey for Experience Life Magazine Heather Gatley for Sainsburys Magazine Heather Gatley for Texas […]

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20th January 2021

Dawn Cooper illustrates a map of African conservation sites for BBC Wildlife.

Dawn Cooper has illustrated a map of African national parks for BBC Wildlife magazine, highlighting areas where important conservation work is being undertaken to protect endangered animals. Dawn used to make monthly maps for the magazine and was pleased to be asked back to create another one. Her new map showcases her talent for animal […]

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5th January 2021

Sarah McMenemy illustrates the hot spots of Leonard Street for Grand Rapids Magazine.

Sarah McMenemy has illustrated a map of an area in Grand Rapids west side, for the Michigan city’s magazine. Commissioned through our US sister agency Mendola, Sarah was asked to focus on a particular street in an area known for its nightlife, Leonard Street; with its interesting selection of bars, restaurants and micro-breweries as well […]

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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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27th November 2020

Laurindo Feliciano illustrates 50 influential people for WIRED Brazil’s first edition!

Laurindo Feliciano has been commissioned by Globe Condé Nast to illustrate the cover for the first edition of WIRED to come out in Brazil. Launched as part of the WIRED Festival Brazil, it celebrates 50 of the most influential people in Brazil ranging from the cultural to the scientific. The task of illustrating the inaugural […]

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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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3rd November 2020

Kate Forrester illustrates bright futures for The Ned’s horoscope section.

Kate Forrester has created a colourful original border to surround the horoscope section of The Ned, putting her own distinctive twist on the classic star signs. Commissioned by senior designer Alice Vaughn, Kate’s illustration uses a bright limited palette to tie the 12 signs together, sitting on top of a black background that helps them […]

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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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4th September 2020

Dalia Adillon balances optimism and sombreness in her illustrations for Samaritans Purse

Dalia Adillon has illustrated a story for Samaritans Purse; about a family in Azerbaijan. Keeping the colour palette muted was at the front of Dalia’s mind while working on this project, not wanting to disrespect the gravity of the story. After some research into the setting of Azerbaijan, she went through sketches and client feedback […]

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25th August 2020

Hannah Bailey illustrates a sushi feast for the eyes in The Ned.

Hannah Bailey was asked to illustrate a recipe from The Ned’s Asia pacific inspired restaurant; Kaia, to feature in the hotel’s in-house magazine. Illustrating the sushi secrets of Kerry Chan, head chef of Kaia, meant that Hannah had to quickly familiarise herself with the world of rolling rice. Fortunately, The Ned’s instagram is constantly updated […]

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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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13th August 2020

Daniel Long recreates a wave of protest for the cover The Fabian Review

Daniel Long was commissioned by The Fabian Review to create the cover and lead illustration for their summer 2020 issue, highlighting specific issues raised by recent protests around the world regarding the coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter. Using real life reference imagery, Daniel focused on trying to create the right feel and environment in […]

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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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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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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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