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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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18th June 2021

The Artworks Interviews; Watch Daniela Terrazzini discuss the making of “Where Snow Angels Go”

This week we have been celebrating some of the incredible book projects our artists have recently worked on, to coincide with Bologna Childrens Book Festival’s online events. The festival may be over but we intend to continue highlighting the fantastic illustration created for books and gaining some insight from the illustrators themselves. In The Artworks […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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29th April 2021

Hannah Bailey illustrates her sixth consecutive feature for Wildlife Trusts!

Hannah Bailey has illustrated the gardening feature for the Wildlife Trusts companion, bringing her beautiful washes of painterly texture to six consecutive issues! This most recent feature is top tips for planting! The spread plays to Hannah’s strengths and love of drawing vegetable gardens and allotments, “…they have a wonderful aesthetic. Everything planted in straight […]

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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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20th April 2021

Rachael Saunders has created a visual identity for Black Tomato’s “Take Me on a Story” based on classic characters.

Rachael Saunders has collaborated with the team at luxury travel experts Black Tomato, designing the visual identity for their new venture “Take Me on a Story”; bespoke family holidays for families that are based on classic children’s stories. Rachael has illustrated classic character’s, from Alice (in Wonderland) to John Thornton from ‘The Call of the […]

Rachael Saunders has created a visual identity for Black Tomato’s “Take Me on a Story” based on classic characters. Read article

16th April 2021

Book Nerd by Holly Maguire is out now with Workman Publishing!

We are excited to share Holly Maguire’s collaboration with Workman Publishing; Book Nerd, which was released this week. A celebration of all things bookish and biblio, Book Nerd is full of Holly’s incredible illustrations and musings on one of her favourite subjects; books! Guided by the team at Workman, Holly worked with editors Kylie and Sarah and […]

Book Nerd by Holly Maguire is out now with Workman Publishing! Read article

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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13th April 2021

Maren Schabhüser illustrates chance for Deutsch Perfekt!

Maren Schabhüser was asked by the editorial team of Deutsch Perfekt to illustrate an article about the role of chance and its effects on our lives in reference to our current global situation and its impact on planning. Given a list of objects to build in her signature paper craft, the design and colour palettes were […]

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