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The Graphorn at the British Library

Two pieces of Olivia Lomenech Gill’s work for the new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them will also be included in the exhibition opening at the British Library today. This very handsome Graphorn (above) and also her … Continue reading

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A History of Magic

Tomorrow sees the opening of the exhibition “A History of Magic” at the British Library. It brings together extraordinary artefacts held by the British Library (and others) as well as J K Rowling’s scripts and drawings associated with the Harry Potter books. … Continue reading

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Bladerunner 2049

There’s always been a slight awkwardness on the subject of Ridley Scott’s artistic influences for the original Bladerunner film. We know that John Harris was one of them because the idea that he was officially employed had been discussed.  John doesn’t bear grudges … Continue reading

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IX Arts – Imaginative Realism

We send our best wishes to all the participants in this year’s show and we hope it all goes well. We’re sorry not to be there this time but hope to be with you next year. Here are some examples … Continue reading

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Publication of The Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is now published and it is a triumph. The werewolf (above) is just one of the many surprising and beautifully rendered pieces in this new edition illustrated by Jim Kay. There’s a short … Continue reading

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Olivia Lomenech Gill’s unicorn

The Harry Potter website, “The Leaky Cauldron” has released more from the forthcoming edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, illustrated by Olivia. You can see more on Olivia and her other work here.

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Jim Kay ‘Sketch for Survival’

Jim was asked to produce a sketch which will be auctioned to raise money for endangered animals in Africa. Jim chose a rhino, and you can now bid for his drawing here.

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Helm’s Deep, by Ian Miller

This is just a detail from the magnificent giclee print. More here.

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The Ruined Wall

“. . .  the locals seem to know nothing of its builders, how old it is, or even of its purpose.” See more here, on the work by John Harris for The Rite of the Hidden Sun.

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Harry Potter on Kindle in Motion

Jim Kay’s illustrations for Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone have been animated by Pottermore and their colleagues so you can now see them move. It’s been cleverly done, and Jim is delighted with it. At £6.99 from Amazon it … Continue reading

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