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David Roberts Exhibition!

Bradford Museums are holding an exhibition showing of the work of award winning Illustrator David Roberts! Running from 20th September - 23rd November in Ilkley, the exhibition will show off David’s roughs and original illustrations for numerous children’s books, including ‘The Dunderheads’, ‘Tyrannosaurus Drip’ and ‘Dirty Bertie’. See full details below! 

To continue with the fantasy theme this week after LonCon3, here are some beautifully dramatic scenes by Digital Artist Martyn Pick!

Amelie and Nanette, by Sophie Tilley

After the success of her first Amelie and Nanette book, Sparkly Shoes and Picnic Parties, Sophie Tilley is back with another! In this second adventure the two best friend, Amelie and Nanette, are preparing their costumes and cakes for the school party! This delightful story is full of festive fun, and will be published in plenty of time for the season, with a release date of 23rd October by Bloomsbury Books. Snowflakes and Fairy Wishes - keep your eyes peeled! 



To continue with the fantasy theme, this image is by Larry Rostant for the UK cover of The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton, the bestselling science fiction author. 
 
 

To continue with the fantasy theme, this image is by Larry Rostant for the UK cover of The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton, the bestselling science fiction author. 

 

 

As LonCon3 is now in full swing, we wanted to share with you some of more of our fantasy artists’ portfolios. This is the incredible work of Mr Steve Stone, a huge name in the industry. Steve has worked as a digital artist for many years, before also turning his hand to directing in recent years. (See our post here about his first feature film, ‘Entity’, which won Best Feature Film and The British Horror Film Festival).

See more of Steve’s portfolio here.



LonCon3

It’s time for LonCon3!! Christine will be around all day tomorrow showing off some of Artist Partners’ finest Science Fiction Artists, including…

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Larry Rostant

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Paul Young

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Mel Grant

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Martyn Pick

                image

Steve Stone

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Bob Lea

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Work in progress shots from a while back

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Work in progress shots from a while back

Illustrators Issue 7

                               

Issue 7 of Illustrators Magazine is out now, and features the work of illustrator Alan Lee. Alan was represented by Artist Partners for several years during the 80’s and 90’s, something he discusses in his interview with Illustrators Magazine, along with his current work with fellow illustrator, John Howe, in designing and creating the characters for Peter Jackson’s The Lord of The Rings trilogy and The Hobbit. Grab a copy of the magazine here to see the full article. Pick up a copy of ‘The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook’ here.

       

by Caroline Smith. Happy World Cat Day!

by Caroline Smith. Happy World Cat Day!

Covers by Steve Stone for Young Sherlock series, written by Andrew Lane, published by Macmillan, Art Directed by Rachel Vale