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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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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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19th June 2020

Meet the Artists – Daniela Terrazzini

Daniela Terrazzini’s work features bold, contemporary takes on classical styles; working across a variety of mediums, from watercolour and inks to digital design and collage mixed media. Central to her illustrations though is a clear dedication to draughtsmanship and a quiet, haunting quality that emerges from Daniela’s delicate line and muted colours. Often featuring ethereal […]

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19th June 2020

Meet the Artists – Catherine Pearson

Catherine Pearson is an illustrator whose work features perfectly crafted characters; rich with eye-popping colour and lightly dusted with just the right amount of texture to lift them up without overtaking the image. While Catherine herself describes her process more as a recipe (daughter of a chef), her end results lend themselves better to more […]

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5th June 2020

Meet the Artists – Rachael Saunders

Rachael Saunders illustrations are fun, plain and simple. Every character has a knowing smile on their face no matter the situation or scene and they invite the viewer to join in the joke. Though it isn’t just Rachael’s character work that share their smiles. Her designs for packaging, posters and book covers are executed with […]

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5th June 2020

Meet the Artists – Jesús Sotés

Jesús Sotés describes his process as “basically finding a diamond in the rock.” There is an attractive quality that must be extracted, through work, accident and constant review until it can be gleamed in his final illustrations — the dream-like imagery, the gritty texture that gives colour definition, the off kilter characters — so much […]

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