In the depths of winter 2016 Sarah Maycock and Tom were invited to the Natural History Museum to discuss a new and exciting (top-secret) project. Ushered through a side door they gathered round a grand table in one of the many rooms of the museum that are closed off to the general public. Benji from Weidemann Lampe showed us some complex looking floor-plans, which were the initial thinkings of the 'Whales: Beneath the Surface' exhibition that opened it's door in July 2017.
Phosphor Art's Luella Wright has been working hard on some illustrations with Jungle Creative for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool. Her cute characters have been used so far to decorate the walls of the hospital and for apps, games and books for the patients to interact with.
Have you heard about Alan, and his BIG SCARY TEETH?!
We are so proud of Bright artist, Jarvis — this years winner of the coveted V&A Illustration award.
Sarah Dennis worked with Carlton Books to produce the fantastic Papercut Woodland, a guide to making your own papercuts. Starting with basic paper cutting techniques and building to more delicate pieces, Sarah produced twenty original designs on a woodland theme, which have created a truly stunning book.
Phosphor Art's Christopher Nielsen has illustrated a beautiful book called Once Upon an ABC, published by Little Hare (Hardie Grant Egmont). Christopher’s vibrant illustrations accompany Sophie Masson’s lively alphabetical verse. The book is out now in Australia and will be published in the UK later this year.
Artist Partners have recently recruited the very talented Sarah Perkins, who originally studied illustration at Chelsea School of Art and Central St Martins. Sarah has already an established career in illustrating book covers, in the mass market, and also the literary fiction genres, including some brilliant classics.
We've had quite a boozy month here at HF, with Tom Haugomat's Stanley Brewing Beer illustrations, now we're proud to show off Jean Jullien's latest work for Majestic Wines. Jean created 10 stand alone images, without any name, logo or type, to buck the trend of conventional wine labels and to make them fun and playful.