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Posts tagged with ‘book illustration’

  • Celebrating #BookLoversDay through fine book illustration

    By Oana on August 9, 2017
    Book illustration at its finest August 9th is Book Lovers Day which definitely deserves a mention. I am fan of books, smelling old literature classics and constantly going back on the saying „The book was better”, therefore I will mark the occasion with a special collection of designs. I wish everyone could lose themselves between the pages of a good book. […]
  • Artist Ben Mantle’s adorable monster illustrations

    By Oana on August 4, 2017
    Artist Ben Mantle illustrating for children’s books It’s been a little over a year now since we welcomed a lil’ guy into our family. So, naturally we refocused our decorating ideas and behavioral pattern to suit the little dinosaur. Among the things that I was very excited to explore and share with him were children’s books. I grew up in […]
  • Children book illustration competition – Ilustrarte 2018

    By Oana on July 24, 2017
    Children book illustration – the Ilustrarte 2018 competition Ilustrarte is a biannual illustration competition that highlights the most creative pieces of  illustration for children’s books. Designers and illustrators from all over the world can participate with 3 original pieces with the same theme,  created after January 1st 2015. Any medium is eligible and the material should have 20 Mb maximum, in Tiff […]
  • Illustrator Ben Sanders does 50s commercial illustration style like no other

    By Oana on July 21, 2017
    Commercial illustration fit for a children’s book I can’t remember how I found Ben Sanders or his designs. It must have been Twitter.But, let’s start with the beginning. Ben Sanders was born in Australia and took up drawing at 11. His first project was at 12, drawing animals and other random stuff for sticker sets. It became his usual summer […]
  • The Macmillan Prize for Illustration 2017

    By Oana on March 14, 2017
    The Macmillan 2017 illustration contest I believe that bringing a child’s story to life with the help of illustration is one of the most difficult things in a graphic designer’s life, or an illustrator’s, for that matter. Just because the stories are for the young mind of naïve children, it doesn’t mean that the work going into imagining the key […]
  • Book Illustrations by Laura Wood

    By Oana on August 21, 2014
    Interesting and Funny Book Illustrations Are you a fan of Book Illustrations ? Well, meet Laura Wood , an independent illustrator born in Italy but living between Melbourne, Bristol and Milan. She spends her days creating visual worlds , in a playful style that fascinated children and adults alike. She’s worked with clients for book illustrations, educational publications, digital apps as well as editorial work. All […]
  • Book Cover Design

    By Oana on August 11, 2014
    Book Cover Design What writer doesn’t want a great book cover design for their novel? Book covers must tell you a story themselves; they are the forerunners of a good tale. Happens often that someone will buy a book because the cover is has. Many good books get ignored because of a bad book cover. But these following examples are […]