A Wonderful Opportinity!

Now here is a lovely opportunity for artists to share and learn with one of the most respected and talents illustrators around. Cat O’Neil has launched an informal and instructive tutorial on Patreon and you have a chance to vote on the topics covered. Once a month she will host a 40 min Zoom session with a view to reaching out to new and emerging talent. Sounds fabulous!  Click through to Cat’s Instagram or follow the link

How Much is That Doggy in The Window?

Another exquisite cover for this month’s New Yorker by the wonderful Mark Ulriksen.

Another Cover Reveal!

Gorgeous paper sculpture image by Cat O’Neil for the cover of ‘And the Sky Bled’ by S. Hahi.  Available for Pre-order now.

Cover Reveal!

Sumptuous new work for Hodder & Stoughton by the fabulous Kuri Huang. This wraparound jacket with its heavenly colour palette graces the new edition of Sophie Kim’s book ‘The God & The Gumiho’.

Powerful Images for Reader’s Digest

As ever, Owen Freeman’s powerful handling of difficult narratives is evident in this piece for the Readers Digest. Created as part of a series to accompany a harrowing survivor’s account of kidnap in Ukraine, they bring this story into sharp, painful focus.

Loris Lora’s Playful Pup!

This lovely image by the wonderful Loris Lora graces the brand-new playful pups puzzle for Crocodile Creek Toys. The charm and warmth of Loris’ images are loved by children worldwide. If you look carefully you can see Loris’ own dog, Harold the border collie – famous at last!

Owen Freeman @ Wired

Owen Freeman has a wonderful way of creating cinematic drama and his work carries a narrative with ease.  This brand-new, powerful image is one of five created for Wired this month. Commissioned to illustrate the first six chapters of Elliot Ackerman / James G. Stravridis’s book, 2054: A Novel, they exude threat, power and intrigue.

Kuri, The Scarlet Alchemist

Astonishingly beautiful wrap-around artwork from the inimitable Kuri Huang for Kyle Lee Baker’s, The Scarlet Alchemist.  Commissioned by Fairyloot for Hodderscape’s edition, the sumptuous golds and browns echo the warmth and magic of the text whilst the intricate patterns perfectly suit the entangled vagaries of the story. Now, that’s alchemy…

Joe Morse & Toni Morrison

An exquisite new edition of the dark and powerful novel, Beloved by Toni Morrison. The pairing of The Folio Society‘s elegant styling alongside Joe Morse’s commanding illustration work makes this a striking addition to any bookshelf.

Cat at The Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration

The hugely talented Cat O’Neil has been working recently on a very exciting project with with Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration. We are delighted to finally be able to share it with everyone. As the organisation is moving to elegant new premises in Clerkenwell, Cat was commissioned to illustrate a fascinating report by Dr Angelina Osbourne on the founders of the New River Company who constructed the building. You can read more about Cat’s design process here.

This has been a marvellous project to work on as Cat and I are hugely supportive of the important work that QB Centre do to promote, document and inform. You can find out more about the Centre here.