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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Andrea Immel of Cotsen’s Children’s Library at Princeton University has written a review of the book and chosen many of Jim Kay’s best illustrations in the book to make her points. The above illustration is actually from Harry Potter and … Continue reading

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John Harris Pastels for Sale

Often, these drawings where the ideas first appear are the most dramatic.

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Canary Wharf, then and now

When Canary Wharf was just a sparkle in Thatcher’s eye, Paul Cox was invited by Punch to draw its early stages. Now he’s gone back, and found the same vantage point. The DLR (seen on the bridge, left) had to … Continue reading

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Treasure Island – and Ian Miller

Many years ago Ian Miller was asked by Oxford University Press to illustrate one his favourite classics of all time. It had to be done in a fairly traditional style but it gave Ian the chance to draw many of the … Continue reading

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The Odyssey and the Iliad

Neil Packer has illustrated The Iliad and The Odyssey for Walker Books in the UK, and has now produced a slip case for Quarto Publishing in New York. The originals are exquisite, and will be available for sale soon. In the … Continue reading

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Surprising Sisters

Gordon Crabb finds some quite wonderful models. He’s photographed these two in Victorian and 40’s clothes for stock images, and the results are just perfect.

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Jim Burns’ album covers

We were approached by Darrel Sheinman of Gearbox Records recently with a nicely different question for Jim Burns. Darrel is reissuing some of the music currently held at the British Library and Jim was asked to produce a cover and inside … Continue reading

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Norse Myths

We’re getting quite excited about the wonderfully expressive illustrations by Jeffrey Alan Love for a book of Norse Myths which has been written by none other than Kevin Crossley-Holland. The book is coming together nicely under the inspired guidance of Ben … Continue reading

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Haut Savoie

‘Near St Sixt, Haut Savoie’ Pastel, by Gordon Crabb.

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John Harris giclee prints

We’ve added to the range of images which are now available as limited-edition giclee prints. The quality is extremely good! John says he can hardly tell the difference between the original painting and the prints. This one is “Coming Home”, … Continue reading

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