Tag Archives: picture books
It is so exciting to get to the Fair and see the walls plastered with illustrators’ posters and cards. Then around the corner is the wonderful Illustrator’s Exhibition. This year’s highlight for me was the work of Park Sekyoung. The Magic Showcase was a fascinating exhibition of 50 years of BolognaRegazzi awards. It’s so interesting […]
One of the best things about Bologna is meeting up with friends from the MA. But it is getting even more exciting when I see their books on Publisher’s stands. Some of them began as projects on the course two years ago, and some people (Steve Antony) even had giant panda posters… Elena Arevalo Melville signed her gorgeous “No […]
Last week I saw the real Winnie-the-Pooh with Piglet, who is actually very small, and Tigger, Kanga and Eeyore in the New York Public Library, where they now all live. The “Pooh dolls” as they call them have been at the library since 1987 and were a gift from Milne’s American publisher. They were on […]
I went to see the AOI Illustration Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, there are some lovely illustrations and some fascinating ones like Mitch Miller’s dialectogram of a showman’s yard in the East End. Lesley Barnes poster for The Museum of Childhood is beautiful and took me back to images from books I used to take […]
Sketchbook full of different Peep ideas.
Early sketchbook work for The Dawn Chorus.