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23rd July 2021

Rachael Saunders captures the vibrant flora and fauna of Krka National Park in a perfect panoramic illustration.

Rachael Saunders has created an incredible banner illustration inspired by her time spent in Krka National Park. Returning from her honeymoon (congratulations!) in Croatia, Rachael set forth to capture “the rich and diverse flora and fauna that inhabits Krka National Park.” The patterned panoramic certainly pay homage to this paradise, with playful colours and textures […]

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20th July 2021

Daniel Long illustrates “Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life” for DK

Daniel Long has illustrated the fourth book in an anthology series for DK; Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life. A follow up to his other illustrated books; An Anthology or Intriguing Animals, The Wonders of Nature and The Mysteries of the Universe. Daniel was briefed on each specific creature in the book and was supplied with […]

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16th July 2021

The Artcooks! Lucy Rose’s Veggie Peanut Noodles recipe!

Another week, another recipe! This week’s Artcooks recipe is coming straight from Lucy Rose, who has illustrated a wonderfully simple Veggie Peanut Noodle stir-fry. Delicious! Lucy Rose’s Veggie Peanut Noodles 1 Carrot, ribboned 2 Spring Onions, chopped 1 Red Pepper, sliced 2 Garlic Cloves, grated 1/2 Broccoli, chopped 1 Lime, juiced 1 tsp Honey  1 […]

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13th July 2021

Chris Wormell brings some warmth to Grain Shaker Vodka through his emu illustration!

Chris Wormell has illustrated an Emu icon for the packaging of Grain Shaker Vodka, an Australian vodka brand. Commissioned by design agency Pearlfisher, the packaging is a warmer take on vodka branding. Chris’s illustration of a trailblazing Emu rider charging through grain brings both the ingredients and a sense of humour that helps set the […]

Chris Wormell brings some warmth to Grain Shaker Vodka through his emu illustration! Read article

8th July 2021

The Artcooks! Laura Barrett impresses with a Moroccan Filo Pie recipe!

We’re back with another recipe from one of our culinary inclined creatives; Laura Barrett is impressing with a Moroccan inspired filo pie! Laura Barrett’s Moroccan Filo Pie 30ml Olive oil 125g Butternut Squash, cut in to small cubes 2 onions, sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 4 tsp Ras el Hanout 2 tsp Harissa 400g Chopped […]

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6th July 2021

Lucy Davey illustrates walking guides of Scotland for Pocket Mountains Ltd.

Lucy Davey has illustrated the perfect walking holiday essential, handy pocket guides for 4 locations across Scotland, published by Pocket Mountains Ltd. With a look inspired by vintage travel posters, Lucy has captured specific landmarks relevant to the four locations (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sterling and Falkirk), as well as creating around 30 inside illustrations for each […]

Lucy Davey illustrates walking guides of Scotland for Pocket Mountains Ltd. Read article

2nd July 2021

The Artworks Interviews; Speaking to the illustrators behind Bill Bryson’s “A Really Short History of Nearly Everything”.

The final video in our book focussed series of interviews is with not one, but four of our incredible illustrators; Dawn Cooper, Daniel Long, Katie Ponder and Jesús Sotés, who all contributed to the incredible “A Really Short History of Nearly Everything” written by none other than Bill Bryson. A very special project that sees […]

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25th June 2021

Claire Harrup illustrates beautifully textured fish for Eating Well magazine.

Claire Harrup has been commissioned by Eating Well magazine to illustrate an article on community supported fisheries. Creating 10 fish themed illustrations of featuring specific species and aquatic elements, Claire’s unique textures give the wide-eyed kippers massive amounts of personality. Made up of brush & ink drawing and hand-printed textures, these were then layered in […]

Claire Harrup illustrates beautifully textured fish for Eating Well magazine. Read article

22nd June 2021

The Artworks Interviews; Watch Hannah Bailey discuss the making of “Explore! America’s National Parks”

We’re continuing our look at some of the amazing book projects our artists have recently worked on and in our video series The Artworks Interviews, we’ll be hearing about these projects from the voices of the illustrators, the people behind the pencils. This week we spoke to Hannah Bailey, illustrator of Explore! America’s National Parks, […]

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17th June 2021

Katie Ponder teams with DK to illustrate another book of myths; Norse!

Katie Ponder has collaborated with the brilliant art team at DK again, to work on another illustrated book of myths. Norse Myths is the latest book of epic stories, answering every question a young curious mind might have on the various Gods and Goddesses of the Vikings. Following the same format as the previous instalment Greek Myths, […]

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11th June 2021

The Artcooks! Nic Jones has a recipe for the best biscuits; Gingernuts!

Nic Jones is our resident Artcook this week, and she’s providing the perfect snack to accompany a tea break; Gingernuts! Nic Jones’s Gingernuts 4 oz. self raising flour (110g) 1 slightly rounded teaspoon of ground ginger 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 1/2 oz. granulated sugar (40g) 2 oz. margarine (50g) 2 oz (or 2 […]

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4th June 2021

Congratulations Greg McIndoe on being longlisted for World Illustration Award and featuring on the Creative Boom Podcast!

What a week it’s been for Startworks artist Greg McIndoe (AKA Headless Greg)! Greg was invited to chat on the latest Creative Boom Podcast , where he discusses starting his own business,  social media, and the importance of recognising and reconciling struggle. It’s a really candid and thoughtful interview and definitely something we would recommend listening […]

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1st June 2021

Check out Kate Forrester’s joyous illustration for Fasenra, commissioned by McCann New York!

Kate Forrester has created an incredible celebratory image for the South American market of Fasenra, an Asthma medication. Approached by McCann New York, the campaign was called “Se lava en la sagre” or “It runs in the blood”, celebrating Latin America. Emulating the intricate woven textiles of the regions that tell the stories of families […]

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28th May 2021

Dalia Adillon’s illustrations reminds us what it is to travel in “Cities of the World”.

Dalia Adillon has put the finishing touches on “Cities of the World”, a childrens’ book that features 30 illustrated cities across the world, focusing on the distinctive cultures, customs and ways of living found in each. Commissioned by Korean publisher Yewon Media, Dalia’s vibrant illustrations act as mini-maps, with each city shining in its own […]

Dalia Adillon’s illustrations reminds us what it is to travel in “Cities of the World”. Read article

25th May 2021

Lizzie King injects some colour into the windows of Soho as shops reopen!

Lizzie King has been commissioned by Sister London & Carnaby to inject a little bit of colour into the windows of Soho as shops start to reopen. Armed with Posca’s and her ladder, Lizzie’s window drawings are a celebration of all things eco in and around the area that the general public might not be […]

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21st May 2021

The Artcooks! Lindsey Spinks best broccoli soup recipe!

In this weeks edition of The Artcooks, Lindsey Spinks has swapped a pencil for a serving spoons and shared a recipe for her best broccoli soup! Lindsey Spinks Best Broccoli Soup 1 red onion, finely diced 1 tsp garlic oil 1 large potato, diced 1 vegetable stock cube in 1.2Litre Water 400g broccoli, chopped into […]

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18th May 2021

Dawn Cooper illustrates plants to encourage pollinators for Candide’s Festival of Flowers branding!

Dawn Cooper has illustrated 10 pollinator-friendly plants to include in your gardens this spring and summer as part of Candide’s Festival of Flowers; an online floral takeover celebrating people, pollinators and plants! Dawn also illustrated the branding of the festival itself, a beautiful Dawn Cooper floral fiesta! “I love drawing plants most of all, so […]

Dawn Cooper illustrates plants to encourage pollinators for Candide’s Festival of Flowers branding! Read article

14th May 2021

Kate Forrester designs cover artwork featuring 14 iconic princesses for Disney!

Kate Forrester was approached by Disney to design the cover artwork for their latest worldwide release as part of “The Ultimate Princess” campaign. The project brought together authors and illustrators from around the world to create 14 new inspiring stories about the iconic Disney princesses. Wanting the cover to be typographic, with a central dominant […]

Kate Forrester designs cover artwork featuring 14 iconic princesses for Disney! Read article

11th May 2021

Harry Goldhawk’s illustrations are bound to inspire a “Cycling Revolution”, published by Michael O’Mara!

We are amazed by the work of Harry Goldhawk in “The Cycling Revolution”; a celebration of cycling and its origins published by Michael O’Mara. The book features 60 lessons about cycling, each one beautifully illustrated by Harry. Written by Patrick Field. the book covers everything from maintenance to etiquette and technique. Harry’s beautifully atmospheric illustrations […]

Harry Goldhawk’s illustrations are bound to inspire a “Cycling Revolution”, published by Michael O’Mara! Read article

7th May 2021

Lucy Davey’s illustrated stories help raise awareness of Diabetes for Abbott Medical!

Lucy Davey has illustrated three storybooks for children, collaborating with US based health company Abbot and design agency Attention Global, as part of a campaign to raise awareness of Diabetes. The books feature main character’s designed by Lucy; Billy, Riley and the soon to be revealed Marina, all learning to adjust to life with Diabetes; […]

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