A Midsummer Night’s Dream

puckHere is Puck. Olivia Lomenech Gill has jumped straight from her work on Fantastic Beasts to a new stunning exhibition of work inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The show opens at Sandhill, in Aldeburgh, on 12th June 2017 and continues until 25th June.

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Two new pieces by John Harris – and a Chesley nomination

poor-relations-60x80-cmsJohn was pleased to be nominated for a Chesley Award for ‘Best Color Work: Unpublished’. The piece of work was ‘The Ark’, otherwise knows as Tuf Voyaging which you can see here. Now here are two new covers: Children of the Fleet for the cover of the book by Orson Scott Card, and The Man in the Tree for the book by by Sage Walker.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

hp-azkaban-and-snapeThe cover of the edition illustrated by Jim Kay has now been revealed. And Snape too. On this page you’ll also find three short interviews with Jim on illustrating Harry Potter – and all against that ghostly background.

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John Harris sketches

the-second-sunThis image, The Second Sun, is a study for a painting by John Harris. We’ve now added a selection of new pastel sketches to the “Originals for Sale: Pastels” section.

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New work by Jeffrey Alan Love

aeldredjefflove2604Many congratulations to Jeffrey on winning a Spectrum Award. There’s also more on the website about his book of Norse Myths, commissioned by Walker Books (as above), and a wealth of amazing new work for clients in the US.

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Castles at the Southampton City Art Gallery

no-15-after-gormenghast-72The forthcoming exhibition of castle paintings at the Southampton City Art Gallery will include a piece (above) by Ian Miller from his Gormenghast series. This will be an exciting and comprehensive show which also includes work by Turner and Constable. It opens on 26th May 2017.

High-quality signed giclee prints of others in the series can be found here.

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Jim Burns’ Robot

robot-artworkA recent piece for a German magazine by Jim Burns.

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The Cherry Tree

the-cherry-treeYou may know John Harris for his science fiction work but what about this as a marker of such a sunny weekend in the UK? Signed and limited giclee prints are available for £225 plus VAT, or US$295. Email me for more details.

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair

clabbertOlivia Lomenech Gill will be at the fair to meet potential copublishers of the book of Fantastic beasts commissioned by Bloomsbury Children’s Books. Here is her “Clabbert” which was used at the London Book Fair.

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The Rhythm of the Rain

rotr_spread_12gGrahame Baker Smith has cleverly told the story of the rain cycle in a picture book. In this scene, the animals are parched but now relieved to see the return of the rain in their valley.

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