Since 2003 Guy Mckinley has been consistently producing character heavy, offbeat, colourful illustrations. A Japanese influence is clearly visible in a lot of his work and so pattern, colour and detailing run strongly throughout. McKinley’s work is infused with his love of old comic and storybook art from his youth.
Miguel Ordóñez recently worked with American talk show host Jimmy Fallon on a children’s book for US publisher Macmillan. The tongue-in-cheek book encourages babies to utter ‘Dada’ as their first word. We think Miguel did a great job with the fun illustrations!
I defy you not to be touched by this book
- Elisa Offord, Marketing & Publicity Director, Simon & Schuster
Summer 2015 is set to be a popular season for Bright picture books launching into the public eye and gracing the shelves of book lovers the world over. One of these future classics comes from the pen of award-winning author illustrator Benji Davies and is set to supersede Benji’s critically acclaimed debut title The Storm Whale (Simon & Schuster) having already been shortlisted in the AOI World Illustration Awards 2015. This month, we proudly add the stunningly illustrated & powerfully written Grandad’s Island (Simon & Schuster) to our growing Bright Bookshelf.
David has used his blend of montage with blistering vibrant colours and exemplary attention to detail, to create an effortless narrative image which encompasses
David McConochie is represented by The Art Market