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13th November 2018

Royal Mail commissions Andrew Davidson to design six seasonal Christmas stamps 

We are delighted that Andrew Davidson has received a very special commission from The Royal Mail to design six seasonal Christmas stamps. Andrew came up with the concept for the illustrations when walking past his local Edward VIII postbox in Gloucestershire. The first post box erected in the UK was in 1853 in Carlisle during the reign of Queen Victoria. Over the last 100 years, […]

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6th November 2018

Rachael Saunders designs Radley’s Christmas Picture Bag ‘At Home in the Snow’

Rachael Saunders was asked by British luxury brand Radley to design their annual Christmas Picture Bag. Rachael’s design was inspired by the joyful feeling that snow can bring at Christmas time. Rachael has shared some of her sketches for the project, lovely to see how the idea developed into the final design showing Radley’s excitement as the […]

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1st November 2018

Jesús Sotés was commissioned by Amitty College Sydney, Australia to create some a poster for their entrance exam day

Jesús Sotés was commissioned by Amitty College Sydney, Australia to create some a poster for their entrance exam day. Jesús was given very clear guidelines to work towards, receiving a pencil sketch of the intended design. He was able to bring his own sense of style to the work whilst at the same time staying […]

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25th October 2018

Lindsey Spinks illustrates the ancient wonders of the world in the new title, Then & Now

Lindsey Spinks was commissioned to illustrate the ancient wonders of the world in the fascinating new title from Lonely Planet Kids, Then & Now. Looking at 12 of history’s most famous civilizations through their palaces, temples and buildings, the illustrations show what the ancient wonders look like today compared to how they looked thousands of years […]

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23rd October 2018

Laurindo Feliciano’s creates another two animations for traditional Brazilian apothecary, Granado Pharmacies

Very pleased to be sharing Laurindo Feliciano’s final two animations for traditional Brazilian apothecary, Granado Pharmacies. Laurindo was commissioned by Granado to create a series of short animations about their brand heritage and iconic products and we think he has done a great job of bringing the sense of tradition and heritage alive in these clever animations. First animation Therapeutics and Second […]

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18th October 2018

Aurelia Lange is commissioned by Quadrille to create the artwork for Where to Drink Wine by Chris Losh

The Artworks illustrator Aurelia Lange was recently commissioned by Quadrille to create the cover and interior artwork for Where to Drink Wine by Chris Losh. Aurelia really enjoyed working on the project and exploring with colour combinations to create a strong sense of identity. Initially she started with creating colour palettes that she felt reflected the […]

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18th October 2018

Laurindo Feliciano’s creates his first animation project for the traditional Brazilian apothecary, Granado Pharmacias

  We are delighted to share Laurindo Feliciano’s first animation project for the traditional Brazilian apothecary, Granado Pharmacias. Founded in 1870, Granado commissioned Laurindo to create a series of short animations about their brand heritage and iconic products. Included here are the first two of Laurindo’s animations for the project, Granado Global and Tradicao. Agency: La Baraque Creative Art direction and Illustrations: Laurindo […]

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18th October 2018

Laura Barrett creates an amazing pop-up version of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Snow Queen

Wow! We are so impressed by Laura Barrett’s amazing pop-up version of Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Snow Queen. It is a beautiful book which took a huge amount of skill to create so we asked Laura to tell us how the project came about and her approach to the work. “After creating a self-initiated miniature hand clothbound concertina of […]

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12th October 2018

Andrew Davidson designs a commemorative stamp to mark the centenary of the Great War

Andrew Davidson was incredibly honoured to be invited to design a commemorative stamp for the 2018 edition of the Royal Mail’s programme marking the centenary of the Great War. Since 2014 Royal Mail has released 6 stamps per year that honour the contribution of the Commonwealth countries, the armed forces, non-combatants and women. Royal Mail […]

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11th October 2018

Sarah McMenemy creates a series of illustrations for the Cambridge North development

Sarah McMenemy was invited to create a series of illustrations for the new Cambridge North development which aims to create a thriving, sustainable community beside the Cambridge North railway station. Sarah is well known for her beautiful architectural drawings, painted murals and book illustrations; and was asked asked to paint the hoardings which are designed by […]

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11th October 2018

Kate Forrester and photographer Charlie Clift collaborate on the Let’s Talk exhibition in partnership with Mental Health UK

Kate Forrester was asked to collaborate with photographer, Charlie Clift on the photography exhibition Let’s Talk, a charity project aimed to raise awareness for mental health issues. Kate hand lettered people’s own experiences with mental health onto their faces. The charity has released a series of 17 portraits of regular people and some well known faces​ such as […]

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11th October 2018

The Glyndebourne commissions Katie Ponder to illustrate an image for their new opera, Agreed

Katie Ponder was the winner of the Glyndebourne art prize in 2017 and her work was featured on the front cover of their tour programme. This year Katie has been commissioned by Glyndebourne to illustrate an image to be used across their social media channels and as a poster to promote a brand new opera […]

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11th October 2018

Dawn Cooper creates a stunning cover for Hilary McKay’s novel, The Skylarks War

Dawn Cooper is well known for her book cover illustrations and has created this beautiful and thoughtful design for the new novel by Hilary McKay, The Skylarks War. We asked Dawn a little about the project. “It was a lovely project to work on.  I tried to capture the book’s themes of friendship and war in the image, whilst […]

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2nd October 2018

Alexandra Boocock joins the Artworks as one of our Startworks artists for 2018

Alexandra Boocock is a recent graduate from Manchester Metropolitan University and we are so thrilled that she has joined the Artworks as part of our Startworks programme for 2018.  Alexandra’s process is all-digital, working primarily from an iPad in Procreate and Illustrator. Her work features a mixture of both informative and narrative elements to create interesting compositions that often features textural elements […]

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2nd October 2018

Sam Fred Hinton is one of the Startworks artists for 2018

We are delighted to welcome Sam Fred Hinton as one of the Startworks artists for 2018, having recently graduated from Falmouth University with a first class BA Honors degree in illustration. Having grown up in the Somerset countryside Sam’s work is often influenced by the natural environment. He takes inspiration from the colours and forms that are found in his outside surroundings, creating […]

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2nd October 2018

James Weston Lewis illustrates The Legend of Tutankhamun

James Weston Lewis was recently commissioned to illustrate The Legend of Tutankhamun, a beautiful book about the famous boy Pharaoh. We asked James a few questions about how he approached the brief and brought the sense of history to life through his illustrations. ‘It was wonderful to be able to draw on such a rich history of […]

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27th September 2018

Natural Grocers commissions Rachael Saunders to redesign some of their organic produce

American family owned store brand, Natural Grocers recently commissioned Rachael Saunders redesign the packaging of a selection of their products. Rachael collaborated with the design firm, Marketing By Design, to create fun-filled characters and scenery for a wide array of their organic produce. Over the next year more packaging will be released throughout the Natural […]

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27th September 2018

Rachael Saunders designs a limited edition Picture Bag to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Radley

Following on from her pervious work for the British accessories brand, Rachael Saunders was asked to design a limited edition Picture Bag to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Radley. This exclusive bag and purse show the iconic Scottie dog celebrating this very special occasion in style with friends, balloons and party hats – the perfect gift for both Radley […]

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27th September 2018

The Artworks welcomes London based illustrator Amy Grimes!

We are thrilled to welcome the very talented Amy Grimes to The Artworks team. Amy’s bright and bold illustrations are inspired by nature and often feature botanical motifs and leafy landscapes. Amy’s work is mainly created digitally, using a variety of hand-painted textures, which are scanned and assembled in Photoshop into digital collages. Amy graduated from Camberwell […]

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27th September 2018

Chris Wormell illustrates the amazing Planetarium in the Welcome to the Museum series

Chris Wormell has teamed up with Professor Raman Prinja to create the amazing Planetarium. A very special book, Chris has spent many months working on the stunning and detailed illustrations that take the reader on a whistle-stop tour of the universe. Lose yourself in the beautifully illustrated pages and find out more about all aspects of space, from the […]

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