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30th April 2021

The Artcooks! Kate Forrester’s super simple Sicilian Lemon Pasta!

Time for another round of The Artcooks! Putting on the chef hat this week is illustrator and hand-lettering master Kate Forrester, who has a super simple recipe for Sicilian Lemon Pasta; Kate Forrester’s Sicilian Lemon Pasta Spaghetti Extra virgin olive oil Parmesan Lemon juice & zest Salt & Pepper Handful of fresh basil Method Cook Spaghetti […]

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23rd April 2021

The Artcooks! Dàlia Adillon’s Mung Bean & Miso Noodle Soup!

If you’re hungry for something a little lighter but definitely filling, Dàlia Adillon has provided (and illustrated) the perfect recipe for Mung Bean & Miso Noodle Soup; Dalia Adilon’s Mung Bean & Miso Soup 2 large eggs 1.25 litre veg stock 3 tbsp of White Miso paste 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger 2 garlic cloves 2 tbsp […]

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16th April 2021

The Artcooks! Hannah Riordan’s shares her Summer Berry Pudding!

As the days are getting brighter (and warmer… slowly), it seemed like a good time to share Hannah Riordan’s recipe for Summer Berry Pudding; Hannah Riordan’s Summer Berry Pudding: Frozen Summer Berries 1 pack of Belgian Waffles 2 bars of white chocolate 1 egg 300ml of Crème Fraîche Method Cover the base of a deep […]

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9th April 2021

Daniel Long illustrates a “roarsome” T-Rex for Quorn!

Daniel Long has been commissioned by Quorn (via Something More Studio) to illustrate a T-Rex character that will adorn their new range of dinosaur-shaped nuggets, Roarsomes. Dan’s dino is perfectly balanced between fearsome and friendly (while still remaining obviously a T-Rex), and will definitely appeal to young palaeontologists. Going with a blue/orange colour scheme to […]

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19th March 2021

The Artcooks! Debbie Powell shares her recipe for perfect pasta & pesto!

Over the last year, while being restricted to our homes, many of us have taken the time to sharpen up our culinary skills. Our artists are not exempt from this, and have been kind of enough to share some of their favourite recipes from this time, served with the perfect accompaniment; an illustration! We’ll be […]

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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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8th January 2021

Lucia Gaggiotti reflects on her poster series for Rummo Pasta.

We asked Artworks illustrator Lucia Gaggitotti to discuss her thoughts and feelings about one of our favourite projects of last year, her poster series commissioned by Irving & Co for Rummo Pasta; This work was commissioned about a year ago by Irving & co, an independent creative design studio in London, famous for its originality […]

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22nd October 2020

Rachael Saunders creates signature characters for Whole Foods “home brand”.

Rachael Saunders has created a new look for Whole Foods “home brand” products, Natural Grocers. Ranging from popcorn to pasta sauces, Rachael’s illustrations have been applied to over 35 different products, creating a signature animal character for each. “One day, I would like to take a trip to America to see my designs in the wild.” Working […]

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29th September 2020

Laura Barrett’s illustrations turn a gin bottle into a snow globe for M & S!

Laura Barrett has illustrated two scenes for Marks & Spencers range of gin liqueurs, helping to create the effect of snow globe on a bottle! Tasked with illustrating a winter forest wonderland and a festive high street scene (complete with an M&S shopfront), the illustrations perfectly sell the snow globe effect when combined with the […]

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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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16th September 2020

Mary Woodin has created a standout cover for “The Homesteader’s guide to growing herbs”.

Mary Woodin has been commissioned to illustrate the cover and internal spots for a book on how to grow and use herbs; The Homesteader’s guide to growing herbs. Wanting to create a cover that would stand out from the crowd of existing herb books on the market, Mary created detailed colour roughs that could be judged […]

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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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1st September 2020

Heather Gatley illustrates some cool “coolers” for LCBO

Heather Gatley has illustrated an in-store mural design for Canadian Liquor retailer LCBO, following on from a previous mural for their craft beer station, this time it’s all about “coolers”; cocktail mixers to keep cool in the warm weather. Keeping the same style as the original mural but updated with vibrant, summery colours, Heather took […]

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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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18th August 2020

Sarah McMenemy’s Storks deliver on HIPP organic’s packaging

Sarah McMenemy has lent her textured illustrative touch to HIPP organic, a milk formula for newborn babies. Featuring a small scene of a stork family in the country, Sarah’s loose textured brushstrokes and softness work well to reflect the organic formula. The client was keen to feature the storks, alluding to both the stork who brings […]

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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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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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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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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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