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30th October 2020

Lucy Rose creates festive woodlands for Liz Earle’s new campaign, “The Nature of Giving”.

Lucy Rose has illustrated Liz Earle’s 2020 festive campaign, “The Nature of Giving”, combining festive British woodlands in winter with the collection of gifts that demonstrate the art of giving to create a magical illustrated scene. Commissioned by the team at Together Design and Liz Earle, Lucy roughed the layout and elements of the two […]

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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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7th October 2020

“Wild City”, fully illustrated by Lucy Rose is out now!

Lucy Rose has fully illustrated Wild City, which is out now via Macmillan Kids! An exploration of cities around the world and the creatures we share them with, Wild City is written by award winning natural history author Ben Hoare. The book delves into the unexpected kinds of flora and fauna we find in urban spaces across […]

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2nd October 2020

Rachael Saunders captures Countryfile’s Adam Henson for “A Year on Adam’s Farm”.

Next spring will see the release of “A Year on Adam’s Farm”, written by Countryfile’s Adam Henson and fully illustrated by Rachael Saunders! Featuring over 40 flaps to flick through, Rachael’s colourful scenes and lively illustrations are sure to be inspiring budding farmer’s to explore the book and discover what secrets and surprises A Year […]

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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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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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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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10th August 2020

Nic Jones paints both poles for Quarto in “North Pole / South Pole”

Nic Jones’s first book for Quarto Publishing, North Pole/South Pole (written by Michael Bright), is available to pre-order now! A literal “flip book” the reader begins at the North Pole, learning about the climate and geography of the arctic and then flips the book over to arrive at the South Pole, where you can discover the tabular […]

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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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22nd May 2020

Meet the Artists – Lucy Rose

Lucy Rose’s illustrations have a vintage, timeless appeal. Which is not to say that her images aren’t contemporary, but there is something in the softness of her line, the distressed textures and the muted colours that offers a nostalgic warmth. After being quickly picked up by The Artworks upon graduation, Lucy has worked for clients […]

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20th May 2020

Dawn Cooper brings birdwatching to the Radio Times!

To celebrate the return to the screen of the BBC’s Springwatch, Dawn Cooper has illustrated the perfect bird watching guide for this weeks Radio Times; something to occupy yourself with on those daily exercise walks, adding in Dawn’s words, ” a little brightness into our lives at a less than usual time.” Working from Chris […]

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13th May 2020

Mary Woodin captures the healthy glow of good fruit for KeVita

Mary Woodin has contributed illustrations to revamp KeVita; who produce an extensive range of probiotic drinks, drinking vinegars and kombucha in a variety of fruity flavours. According to Mary, the timing of the project couldn’t have been more spot on; “I’d recently started brewing my own murky manifestations of kombucha at home, so was genuinely […]

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21st April 2020

Jesús Sotés creates some wild packaging for Xauxa Chocolates.

Jesús Sotés was commisioned by Xauxa, a fair trade and organic chocolatier, to illustrate the packaging for their new range of vegan chocolate, ethically sourced from Peru. Jesús has captured the warm climates of Peru in his colour palettes, also evoking the richness of the chocolate inside. A single figure stands amongst the trees, surrounded […]

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10th April 2020

Meet the Artists – Amy Grimes

Amy Grimes’s illustrations are brimming with the human touch, her fluid landscapes are full of brightly coloured elements, soft textures and confidently made marks; reflecting the natural patterns found in her favourite subjects. Amy creates botanical motifs and leafy scenes that highlight the dense enclosures of the outdoors, while somehow giving every element of the […]

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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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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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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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