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Tado’s first book published by Scholastic.

It's been several years in the making, but we're very proud to announce that Tado's first picture book 'Monster Trucks: The Big Race' was published on July 3rd and is now available in all good bookshops.

Written by Jon Hinton and published by Scholastic Children's Books, The Big Race is the first in a new series of fast-paced, big-wheeled racing romps that follow Bolt, Chunk, Roxy, Fizz, Newton and Masher as they rev off on exciting adventures in a crazy world full of fun, laughter and a few spills along the way.

Tado is represented by Debut Art


Alejandro Colucci: Robin Hobb: Fool’s Assassin

Alejandro Colucci has the honour of illustrating the US covers for Robin Hobb's Farseer Trilogy and also her new book: Fool's Assassin, published by Del Rey this month.

Almost two decades ago, Robin Hobb's acclaimed Assassin's Apprentice, introduced the world to the characters of FitzChilvalry Farseer and his friend the Fool. The Farseer Trilogy broke exciting new ground in the fantasy genre and launched Hobb's career. She has gone onto write many other bestselling series but has returned to her beloved character Fitz with this gripping new chapter in the saga. Fool's Assassin is the first book in the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy and we're really looking forward to seeing Alejandro's illustrations for the rest of the series.

Alejandro Colucci  is represented by Arena


New Work: The Art of Fred Gambino: Dark Shepherd

Fred Gambino's new collection of concept art, illustrations, speed painting, book covers and sketches is published by Titan Books this month. The Art of Fred Gambino: Dark Shepherd, show's off Fred's talent for creating epic and atmospheric out-of-this-world environments and space hardware. This impressive art book is more than a collection of commissioned work, it also unveils a personal science fiction screenplay, Dark Shepherd, that he's been developing for the last few years.

Fred Gambino is represented by Arena



New Fantasy Illustrator: Mélanie Delon

Arena Illustration is very proud to welcome a new illustrator to their list,  Mélanie Delon. French born Mélanie, is quickly becoming one of the hot new fantasy illustrators to watch out for. She works primarily in Photoshop, digitally painting with a drawing tablet to create stunningly realistic portraits which are both mysterious and emotive. Her paintings have featured in many publications worldwide and she is a regular contributor to Imagine FX magazine.



Nature comes to Zizzi

James Grover adds more of his magic to the walls of Zizzi Ristorante in Market Harborough.

The mural was hand drawn live on site, using acrylic pen paints and emulsion. And referencing the history of the area with it’s close proximity to Rockingham Forest, James says “In prehistoric times the area was the largest expanse of woodland in the country, but deforestation has seen a large reduction in its size. More recently, in medieval England, the forest was allocated as a Royal Hunting Forest where wild boar, fallow deer and pheasant were in abundance. Nowadays, the remaining forest is protected and is still a key feature of the area.”  Another superb Zizzi interior by James!

James is represented by Illustration




Zodiac Sign Tees

May van Millingen designs zodiac T-Shirts for Top Shop.

The tees are adorned with individual black and white illustrations representing the twelve star signs and are now available to buy at Top Shop. May has made some intricate drawings for these shirts which can be worn on your chest with pride! Top Shop have also interviewed May for their Inside Out page,  read more on her work for them and her inspirations…

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Steve Stone for Macmillan

Macmillan Publishers just launched six stunning books for their new Young Sherlock series! Illustrated by hugely talented artist Steve Stone (also well known for his Percy Jackson covers and other successful young adult fiction covers worldwide) the books are written by Andrew Lane and Art Directed by Rachel Vale

Steve was hired to produce strong, cinematic images for this prestigious series.

Steve Stone is represented by Artist Partners

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