Thomas Flintham was commissioned by Quercus Fiction to illustrate The Last Wild by Piers Torday. This is an adventure novel about an extraordinary boy called Kester, who’s life is transformed by a flock of excited pigeons who are talking to him, he realizes his life will never be the same again. The pigeons fly Kester to a wild place where the last creatures in the land have survived. A wise stag needs Kester’s help, and together they must embark on a great journey. Thomas brought the characters to life for the cover design and created their world on the black and white interior map and used his stylish hand rendered type for the title and blurb. Thomas Flintham is represented by Arena
After the success of Clay Pipe Music's limited edition Shapwick CD by Jon Brooks, which sold out within a couple of hours, a 12" vinyl version in now available to pre-order. The release features new artwork by Clay Pipe's founder, Frances Castle and is beautifully printed on reverse mat board and limited to 500 hand numbered copies, each with a download code.
Frances Castle is represented by Arena
This masterpiece drawn by Rohan Eason appears on the front cover of the childrens' classic 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase'. Published by Vintage, Rohan has also illustrated the sequel 'Black Hearts in Battersea' due out this month. He says "...the last illustrator to do them was one of my favourites, Edward Gorey, so I was very excited to be given the chance to do the new versions."
Rohan Eason is represented by Illustration
The latest very exciting new addition to The Artworks group of artists is Adam Hancher. Adam has worked as an illustrator since graduating in 2010, already attracting a great deal of attention with his beautiful colours and screen printed style. He has designed this year’s gorgeous Christmas card for The Artworks. Watch this space for more exciting work from Adam…