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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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Grahame Baker Smith – and Wisp

Grahame has been working on a picture book called Wisp, written by Zana Fraillon. Set in a refugee camp, it’s a moving story but as you can see from the image above, it’s uplifting too. It’s also given him to … Continue reading

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Neil Packer at the V&A

We are thrilled that Neil’s work for One Hundred Years of Solitude has been selected for exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to celebrate 70 years of illustration in books published by The Folio Society. The above … Continue reading

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Neil Packer and the Silk Roads

Neil is working on illustrations for a complete history of the world, written by Peter Frankopan. I love this silk trader with his grumpy camel. We have some stunning colourful originals of Neil’s for sale from some of his previous books.

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John Harris talk

John has been invited to give a talk at the Industry Workshops at the Truman Brewery in London on 2nd September at 2.00 pm. He plans to show some of his work and also talk about “making imagined worlds believable”. There’s … Continue reading

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