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Katie Ponder teams with DK to illustrate another book of myths; Norse!

Katie Ponder has collaborated with the brilliant art team at DK again, to work on another illustrated book of myths. Norse Myths is the latest book of epic stories, answering every question a young curious mind might have on the various Gods and Goddesses of the Vikings.

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Congratulations Greg McIndoe on being longlisted in the World Illustration Awards and featuring on the Creative Boom Podcast!

What a week it’s been for Startworks artist Greg McIndoe (AKA Headless Greg)! Greg was invited to chat on the latest Creative Boom Podcast , where he discusses starting his own business,  social media, and the importance of recognising and reconciling struggle. It’s a really candid and thoughtful interview and definitely something we would recommend listening to whether you’re a recent graduate or established in your creative career.

On top of that, Greg has been long-listed in the World Illustration Awards in the new talent section of the alternative publishing category for his book he worked on his final year of university, Wilson Strange; a fantastic exploration of mental health through the eyes of the titular character.

With all this happening, we can’t wait to see where Greg will go next and how his talent will continue to flourish and be recognised. Congratulations Greg!

Greg McIndoe is represented by The Artworks

Dawn Cooper illustrates plants to encourage pollinators for Candide’s Festival of Flowers branding!

Dawn Cooper has illustrated 10 pollinator-friendly plants to include in your gardens this spring and summer as part of Candide’s Festival of Flowers; an online floral takeover celebrating people, pollinators and plants! Dawn also illustrated the branding of the festival itself, a beautiful Dawn Cooper floral fiesta!

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Harry Goldhawk’s illustrations are bound to inspire a “Cycling Revolution”, published by Michael O’Mara!

We are amazed by the work of Harry Goldhawk in “The Cycling Revolution”; a celebration of cycling and its origins published by Michael O’Mara. The book features 60 lessons about cycling, each one beautifully illustrated by Harry.

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Laurindo Feliciano is exhibiting all across Paris in a city-wide curated event by Mika and JC Deceaux



Laurindo Feliciano has been invited by British poster Mika, to be one of ten artists who will exhibit their work in public spaces all across Paris. Temporarily transforming the city into an open-air art gallery, Laurindo and the other artists work can be seen across 2500 sights, including billboards, flags and Morris columns, giving the city a fresh sense of creative vitality.

Laurindo’s piece is inspired by the surrealism movement and the posters of the Belle Epoque, featuring other-worldly heads gazing out of columns while we view the images as they are mounted to the Morris columns across Paris; an incredible contribution to a one-of-a-kind exhibition.



Laurindo Feliciana is represented by The Artworks

 

Rachael Saunders characters are brought to life for the “Safe Haven” animation.

Rachael Saunders was commissioned by the team at Echo Tango to help design a short animation commissioned by the Department of Children & Family Services in Louisiana, USA.

View the animation HERE

 

The animation features Rachael’s signature character designs, bringing a warm empathetic feel to a very sensitive subject. Rachael’s illustrations have translated beautifully to animation thanks to the team at Echo Tango, “it has always been a dream of mine to have my illustrations brought to life. The team at Echo Tango couldn’t have transformed my work more beautifully!”

Rachael Saunders is represented by The Artworks

Catherine Pearson creates elegantly animated illustrations highlighting Swiss jewellery.

Catherine Pearson has been commissioned by HV Zurich Agency on behalf of the Association of Swiss Goldsmiths and Watchmakers to create a panoramic illustration, incorporating five scenes that showcase Swiss jewellery. The scenes were then separately animated (animated by Messieurs.ch) for socials, showing Catherine’s style to be perfectly suited to elegant movement.

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Jesús Sotés imbues mystery with the pesonal in his illustrations for Bibliomysteries.

The signed limited edition of Bibliomysteries, published by Suntup Editions is a collection of short mystery fiction, all linked by a central element, the biblio in the mystery or, the book — “each story is set against a backdrop of libraries, bookstores, rare manuscripts, priceless volumes, or eccentric book collectors.”

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