All posts tagged: book illustration

The power of words

Illustrators / Publishing

When a designer, writer and illustrator combine to help out a great cause, the result is an emotional and compelling story, beautifully crafted. Designer Michael Smith of Clout Branding, illustrator Peter Reynolds and writer Scott Perry have combined to help set up a fundraising campaign that they hope will raise £20,000 for childhood literacy charity Doorstep Library. At the heart of the campaign is a beautifully illustrated fable-like story that reflects the work of the charity.

Matthew Dawson {London}


We’re such a big fan of the charming work by the hand of freelance illustrator Matt Dawson. His clients have included Penguin Books, Nickelodeon and Leapfrog and has just illustrated his first book for the kiddies “There’s a Lion in My Bathroom: Nonsense Poetry for Children”, authored by Giles Paley-Phillips for Rebel Books. Handsomely put by the man himself; “Every project has it’s own special considerations but I generally find you cannot go far wrong if you aim to raise […]

Andy Robert Davies {Reading}


Andy (also known as “ardillustration”) is an Illustrator whose work focuses on the environment, the seasons, colour and pattern. He also produces lots of imagery based on poems and quotes, using humour and hidden detail to entertain the viewer. I really like this aspect of his portfolio, the rest of which can be seen at his website and his blog. Tw. @ardillustration