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The Silk Roads, publication

The new edition of this masterful book, by Peter Frankopan (adapted by him for a younger readership) will be published on 4th October. To celebrate publication, Bloomsbury have animated some of Neil Packer’s illustrations and the result is really effective. … Continue reading

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Superb Neil Packer prints

Neil Packer has illustrated both One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco. His interpretations of these two classic books are beautifully considered, and we can now offer them as signed giclee limited-edition … Continue reading

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The Silk Roads – illustrations finished!

Neil Packer’s work for the illustrated edition of Silk Roads is detailed, informative – and also hugely stylish. It’s been a mammoth task but this edition, adapted by Peter Frankopan, will appeal not just to children but to anyone interested … Continue reading

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Neil Packer on Instagram

Neil Packer has put a glorious abundance of his work on Instagram (arvokimchi). It makes it very easy to see what he’s been doing over the past year or two. All stunning, from the extremely well-observed detail of his illustrations … 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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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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Neil Packer and Barroux

The House of Illustration in London hosted an event with second-year Central St Martin’s illustration students last week which was organised by the French Institute. You may know it as ‘consequences’ but in France it’s ‘cadavre exquis’, or ‘exquisite corpse’. … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Pendulum originals

Neil Packer has illustrated Foucault’s Pendulum for the Folio Society and the result is an exquisite set of the finest paintings. Those originals are now for sale and can be found here. There are two examples above. If you’re interested … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and . . . Neil Packer

Neil Packer was commissioned by the English-language bookshop in Paris, ‘Shakespeare and Company’, to produce four paintings of the interiors to be used in the new book about the whole phenomenon of this ‘Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart’. … Continue reading

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