Friday, 27 August 2010

El Corte Ingles commission Oscar Gimenez!

Madrid based artist Oscar Gimenez has recently produced some great work for the Spanish retail giant, El Corte Ingles. His work appeared in the famous department store's catalogue and was used for in-store decoration right across Spain. For more of his wonderful varied work, check him out on our web site.

The Enchanting Livia Coloji!

Fabulous Romanian illustrator Livia Coloji is always busy working on new and exciting projects. Hugely popular for children's books, Livia has recently completed artwork on a lovely Romanian fairy tale written by Petre Ispirescu entitled 'The Enchanted Turtle', which was released at the Bucharest book fair earlier in the year.

Ella Okstad - Norwegian work!

Wonderful artist Ella Okstad is not just busy with publishers in the UK. She also does lovely work in her homeland, Norway. These are just two examples of work she has recently done for Norwegian publisher Aschehoug. Check out more of her beautiful, playful illustrations on our web site - just click on her name and enjoy her exquistit work!

Dave Bain exhibition!

15th - 29th August 2010
Private View: 18th August: 6-9.30pm
Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London

Original one-off pieces of artwork on the back of skateboard decks! That is what DECKED is all about. Check out Dave Bain's great artwork at this fun exciting exhibit. VANS are sponsoring the show and he was one of a handful of the exhibitors lucky enough to customise a pair of VANS trainers. Only a couple more days to check it out!


Friday, 6 August 2010

Laure draws for Archbishop Desmond Tutu!

Fabulous French illustrator, Laure Fournier, has recently completed work on several stories for Archbishop Desmond Tutu's 'Children of God Storybook Bible'. Her gorgeous drawings are always a delight to see, with warm tones and sumptuous colour, perfectly evoking the spirit of these stories.

Sam Church's first Children's Book!

Congratulations to Sam Church who has illustrated his first children's picture book, 'Turbo Tortoise', published by Random house. Written by successful author Steve Cole, Sam's wonderful drawings really make the hilarious story come alive. Kids will love following Turbo tortoise and Karate Crow's fight against the evil slugs intent on chomping their way through a garden vegetable patch!

Sam has also just had his illustrations published in Usborne's new 'Knights and Castles' book. What a busy boy he has been!