Thursday, 17 December 2015

New Artist - Vince Reid!

We are proud to introduce you to our new artist, Vince Reid!Full of humour and life, his inky drawings spring from the page with great movement and animation. We love his character designs and storytelling ability, and we are sure you will too!

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Squishy McFluff 4, Secret Santa! Ella Okstad art

In time for the festive season, we are excited to tell you about the 4th book released in the the phenomenal Squishy McFluff series. Secret Santa once again displays Ella Okstad’s beautiful artwork at its best.
Ava and Squishy’s ideas about how to be good make Christmas a challenge. In her letter to Santa, Ava only has one wish, but if she wants it to come true she and Squishy will have to be good and helpful! Can they help Mum buy cakes and wrap presents without causing too much chaos?

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Violeta Dabija tea labels!

We were thrilled when US creatives, Dinardo Design, commissioned Violeta Dabija to illustrate some bespoke tea packaging. The resulting imagery is full of the charm and warmth we have come to expect from Violeta's superior skills! These delicate little packets of tea filled joy will be winging their way to a whole host of clients this festive season, so stick the kettle on and get the biscuits in!

Friday, 4 December 2015

Victoria Assanelli for Storytime magazine

We LOVE Storytime magazine, so were thrilled when Victoria Assanelli was commissioned to illustrate a story in their Christmas special edition. Her gorgeous work can be seen bringing the story 'Golden Stars' to life. But we all know, she is the real star, giving us constant delight with her wonderful style!

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

New Artist - Quino Marin!

We are thrilled to announce a new artist to The Organisation.. Quino Marin! Based in Gijón and graduating from Arts University of Seville with a degree in painting Quino has worked as a freelancer in many areas of illustration and graphic design ever since. His sumptuous art, full of detail has caught the eye of many renowned publishers across the world, including Oxford University Press, Hachette Filipacchi,
Hearst Magazines and Conde Nast Editions. Welcome Quino!

Thursday, 19 November 2015

Shane McGowan scoops multiple awards!

Congratulations go to Shane McGowan for a number of wins in the Illustrators Australia awards 2015! 

He received a silver award for his terrific Gingerbread Man illustration, which featured on various apparel for Red Bubble. A further 3 images were selected as highly commended, including his spooky bats for Scholastic Australia, and a beautiful poster, advertising a concert by male pop choir Low Rez.

To add to this success he was selected for an honourable mention in the 3x3 magazine picture book show for his book 'Plughole' for Oxford University Press.

Well done Shane on your multiple awards!

Ten Spooky BatsThe Gingerbread Man

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Livia Coloji - Thumbelina

Also part of the wonderful Parragon Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale book is Livia Coloji. Her beautiful work can be seen in the story of Thumbelina!

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Gareth Lucas - Noisy Orchestra for Usborne

We had a wonderful surprise through our letter box today - the delightful 'Noisy Orchestra', published by Usborne and featuring Gareth Lucas' adorable art work! Listen to the animal orchestra getting ready for a concert... from gentle woodwind instruments to crashing drums. Each section of the orchestra and can be heard by pressing the sound buttons. Press the final button to hear the entire orchestra playing together.

Friday, 16 October 2015

Fred Van Deelen illustrates for Terry Wogan book!

We are thrilled to say that you can now get a copy of the broadcasting legend Terry Wogan's new book of short stories, featuring the wonderful artwork of Fred van Deelen.

Tales of love, loss and friendship from a national treasure.
Welcome to the party, pull up a chair, take your ease, and join Tom, king of the Cattle Market bank branch, for a bite to eat and a glass or two of wine. Come and meet his customers, many of whom have become his friends, and listen to their tales. Join Tom as he reminisces about the places he's been, the people he has met and the laughter and the struggles of daily life as he made his way from humble bank clerk to the heady heights of Branch Manager.

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Gareth Lucas for Highlights magazine

Take a look at the work of Gareth Lucas in the latest edition of the US kids magazine, Highlights High 5! He has illustrated the story 'A Good Day for Sharing' featuring some super cute woodland animals!