Congratulations to Gill Carrick on the launch of The Petcast podcast! I was delighted to collaborate with Gill once again and draw these gorgeous animals. Looking forward to the publication of How To Be The Purr-fect Pet Parent next year! Visit http://www.gillianlucycarrick.com for more information and https://gillianlucycarrick.com/2019/11/10/coming-soon-my-new-pet-podcast-the-pet-cast/ for the podcast teaser.
It's been five years since I began creating my own illustrated Christmas cards. There is always anticipation among the recipients as to what the illustration is going to be. This year, I was inspired by the steam train station in my home town. Earlier in the year, I learnt that the Christmas trains running from … Continue reading Christmas Card 2019
The Shopping Trip is a brand new illustration to celebrate the publication of The Carnival Queen, 2nd Edition, this October. The Carnival Queen, 2nd Edition, is available to buy from Amazon, here. Originally published in 2016, The Carnival Queen, is a fun, coming-of-age story set in an English seaside town. It was inspired by my … Continue reading The Shopping Trip
I am absolutely delighted to continue illustrating Dr Stephen Curran's diverse and engaging screenplays (scurran.co.uk). Good luck at LA Pitch Fest Dr Curran! I was really excited to be commissioned to illustrate Dr Curran's latest screenplay, entitled 'Uncle Nagorny' which is set in one of the most dramatic periods in Russian history. The story revolves … Continue reading Illustrations for screenplays by Dr Stephen Curran
Today the longlist was revealed for the Book Illustration Competition 2019, organised by The Folio Society and the House of Illustration. This year's book was Howl's Moving Castle by Dianne Wynne Jones. Three illustrations and a binding design are the requirements for entry, my submissions are shown here (with an added Dog-Man 🙂 ). With … Continue reading Book Illustration Competition 2019 – Howl’s Moving Castle
I am delighted to reveal the cover design that I have just completed for Victoria's Lost Children. This is a children's book, written by Dr Stephen Curran. The book is a collection of seven short stories based on the lives of children in the Victorian era. I have completed illustrations for each of the 10,000-12,000 word … Continue reading Cover design for Victoria’s Lost Children
July 2017. It was my first week in Chongqing, in south-west China, and I was asked by an artist what were my initial artistic impressions of the boiling hot megacity. I was giving a presentation about my illustration work and this question was posed during a marathon one and a half hour Q&A session. There … Continue reading How To Eat Chongqing Hot Pot