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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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6th March 2020

Sarah McMenemy’s new paintings capture an often overlooked energy.

Sarah McMenemy has created a new series of  gouache and collaged paintings, celebrating the landscapes that make up childhood holidays to the seaside. The paintings focus on the north Norfolk area; Cromer, Wells-next-the-sea and other seaside towns, the kinds of places Sarah spent time in as a child, “I have become a keen sea swimmer […]

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28th February 2020

Lucy Davey’s designs package up Norwegian nature.

Lucy Davey was approached by Strømme Throndsen to create front and back pack designs for two new, exciting varieties of oatmeal cookies. Perfect for “families with kids that are going out and enjoying the beautiful Norwegian nature”, the designs reflect both the flora and fauna of the landscape. Lucy worked alongside Strømme Throndsen to come […]

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14th January 2020

Rachael Saunders’ delicious and cute collaboration with Natural Grocers

We are delighted to announce that Rachael Saunders’ packaging designs, in collaboration with Whole Foods Supermarket Natural Grocers is officially ready to buy! MBDesign approached Rachael from the US last year to ask for her assistance in developing a new look for the ‘home brand’ products for Natural Grocers.  Rachael told us how excited she […]

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10th January 2020

Celebrating Aurelia Lange’s ongoing collaboration with sustainable energy company: Bulb

To celebrate Aurelia Lange’s lengthily collaboration with sustainable energy company Bulb, we chatted to her about the creative process behind animating Bulb’s energetic seasonal mailer headers and how they reflect the ‘go green’ attitude of Bulb and its users. Bulb is a green energy company that aims to help consumers reduce their energy costs, consumption […]

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3rd January 2020

The Artworks ‘Best of Illustration’ 2019

As we enter the start of 2020, a time for exciting new projects, collaborations and Illustrations, we wanted to remember all the fantastic work created by our artists over the last year. Here is our 2019 round up of the ‘Best of Illustration’! Animal Atlas by Anne Rooney and Lonely Planet Kids. This stunning picture […]

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28th October 2019

Get lost in Lucy Rose’s Animal Atlas for Lonely Planet Kids

In our latest book delivery day, we were incredibly excited to receive a copy of Animal Atlas by Lonely Planet Kids and Anne Rooney, Illustrated by our hugely talented Lucy Rose! Lucy was commissioned by Lonely Planet Kids to illustrate the enchanting and educational children’s book: Animal Atlas, a book that explores the Animation Kingdom […]

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23rd October 2019

When the Whales Walked shortlisted for SLA award

We are very excited to announce that When the Whales Walked has been shortlisted for an SLA information book award! The talented Hannah Bailey was commissioned by Quarto to illustrate the non-fiction children’s book When Whales Walked, written by Dougal Dixon. The first book in the series, followed by When We Became Humans, has been shortlisted for […]

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23rd October 2019

Getting to know our newest Illustrator and Motion Designer: Harry Goldhawk!

We are incredibly excited to introduce our newest Illustrator and Motion Designer: Harry Goldhawk. Based in Cornwall, Harry’s beautiful digital drawings explore nature, the elements and cool cowboys; he loves designing fantastical book covers and animating exciting motion graphics. Alongside Illustration, Harry is also the co-founder of Papio Press, an Art Print and Accessories Company […]

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22nd October 2019

Lucy Rose adds her illustrative charm to new book: Au Coeur de la Foret

In her latest instalment of beautifully drawn books, Lucy Rose has added her illustrative charm to Au Coeur de la Foret, an anthology of short stories all with a ‘tree theme’ written by various young French authors. Lucy was commissioned by Auzou Publishing in France to illustrate the cover for the new fiction children’s book Au […]

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22nd October 2019

Magical Murals displayed in Cloud 12

Step into the wonderful mind of Illustrator Daniela Terrazzini through her delightful woodland creatures and toadstool fairies that are decorating the inside and frontage of Notting Hill members club Cloud 12! We are incredibly excited to finally reveal Daniela’s magical makeover of Notting Hill’s Cloud 12, a members’ club that caters for adults and children, creating spaces […]

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13th September 2019

The Wonders of Nature

This month we were very excited to see Daniel Long’s intricately illustrated compendium of rocks, minerals, microscopic life, plants, and animals, in Ben Hoare’s new book, The Wonders of Nature. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the curious creatures Daniel illustrated for the book…  

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13th August 2019

Fascinating Facts and More Mind-Boggling Illustrations from Hannah Bailey

Hannah Bailey was commissioned by Quarto to illustrate the non-fiction children’s book When We Became Humans, written by Michael Bright. This book is second in a series following When the Whales Walked – which Hannah also illustrated. When she was asked to take on the second book Hanna was thrilled, saying that she loves to […]

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19th June 2019

Go Wild at the Seaside with Rachael Saunders!

Just in time for summer, Rachael Saunders has illustrated a vibrant guide for little ones packed full of seaside adventures! This handy guide is the perfect book to slip into your pocket for a full day of fun. Go Wild at the Seaside is the third book published by Nosy Crow – in collaboration with National […]

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8th February 2019

Laurindo Feliciano creates a beautiful book cover for Silver Shoals

Laurindo Feliciano has created these beautiful digital illustrations for the book cover of Silver Shoals by Charles Rangeley-Wilson.  Silver Shoals is a detailed journey throughout the British Isles tracing the histories, living and past, of our most iconic fish – cod, carp, eels, salmon and herring. Commissioned book by Penguin Books and published under the […]

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18th January 2019

Mary Woodin illustrates Ten-Step Drawing: Flowers for Quarto

Mary Woodin was commissioned by Quarto to illustrate this beautiful guide to drawing flowers from around the world. Featuring illustrated tutorials for drawing 75 irresistible flowers from exotic wildflowers to aquatic flora, garden posies and beautiful succulents every image is fun and easy to replicate in ten simple steps using just a pen and paper. […]

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