Storyworld is a new Dutch museum for comics, illustration, animation and games. It opened its doors on January 11 2020. Visual storytelling is at the heart of this new museum. Storyworld’s director of marketing and programming says: “For the younger generations, it shows that this kind of art, the art they like and recognize, is […]
Our favourite Mo Willems book is the Elephant & Piggy book from 2010, ‘We are in a Book’. Watch this YouTube video ‘ The Art of Children’s Books’ to see this profile of his work.
Communication Arts announces the winners of their annual illustration competition 2017. The Illustration shown here is by Brian Stauffer, “For ‘The Spiritual Way beyond Bars,’ an article in Christianity Today about how prisoners serving life terms can find a life beyond prison bars through faith.” Mixed media, digital. There are some wonderful illustrations on show […]
Original drawings and coloured wood-engravings by illustrator Dorothea Braby are for sale at Sotheby’s auction of History, English Literature, Children’s Books and Illustration in London on 13th December 2016. Click here to view.
Currently on in London until 16 April 2017, an exhibition of the illustrations by artist John Kenny (1911-1972) for Ladybird Books An Adventure in History: Charles Dickens. The exhibition is at the Charles Dickens Museum London. The exhibition presents John Kenny’s original illustrations. To quote the museum ‘Each shows an important scene from Dickens’s life […]
The deadline for the Communication Arts 2017 Illustration Competition is January 6 2017. Any illustration first published or produced from January 2016 through January 2017 is eligible. Visit this page for more info: http://www.commarts.com/competition/2017-illustration.
This Italian illustrator Gloria Pizzilli has been featured recently in the American magazine Communication Arts. Visit her website to see her work. This image is from her Picture Book.
Communication Arts have an interesting article showing some wonderful illustrated posters created to celebrate the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Portland-based artist and illustrator Jeff Foster created these magical old-style posters using a nostalgic illustration style to pay homage to Wisconsin’s dairy heritage. Click here to see more of Jeff Foster’s artwork. Click here to visit […]
Tony Meeuwissen is one of the UK’s great illustrators. Winner of numerous awards, and with his work in the Victoria & Albert Museum’s permanent collection, he is highly regarded throughout the world of design and illustration. As well as book covers, editorial and advertising design, his work for Royal Mail stamps won him the award […]
In the 1980s a book was published called ‘The Art of the Radio Times, the first sixty years’. In the UK the Radio Times used to be a major showcase for our illustrators. Then it all stopped. Now, most of the Radio Times covers are photo-montages which are generally dull and rather ordinary. Occasionally they […]