All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
19 March 2018
Big ups to our super fabulous in-house animation team Dog and Rabbit who have won the best TV/Film Graphics Award in the British Animation Awards announced last week. The film titled 'Hiker' is a one minute ident for the Travel Channel featuring a little man and an excited goat animated to scale over video footage shot in Dawlish Warren in Devon.
This is a very prestigious award to win in the animation industry and we couldn't be more proud. Check out the film in all it's superb glory over here.
6 March 2018
Have you ever wondered what a Unifin would look like? Yes, a Unifin, it's a mix between a unicorn and a griffin. That’s the kind of creature you can find in Good Wives & Warriors fantastical flipbook “Myth Match” which collects together magical and mythical creatures from all over the world. Mix and match the creatures, swap the fronts and backs and create over 1,000 possible wondrous beasts!
28 February 2018
Meet 25 of the most powerful and inspirational women of all time in Carlton Kids’ “What Would She Do?” Book, illustrated by renowned artists included 3 of our CIA illustrators, Susan Burghart, Anna Higgie & Jonny Wan. From Joan of Arc to Jane Goodall, learn about powerful and inspiring women with incredible life stories throughout history. Each profile concludes with a "What Would She Do?" scenario that applies the subject's attitude to a relatable situation. Not just a man’s world anymore.
20 February 2018
Our Graham has been busy creating exciting new pieces for his portfolio that are full of charm. With fresh springlike colours and pleasant muted shading, his portfolio is full of playful puns and endearing characters, Graham's dry northern wit is sprinkled with optimism in this lovely body of work.
1 February 2018
Jan Bielecki is a comic lover with a background in book design and art direction. Today, we can proudly announce Jan as one of CIA’s esteemed artists. Originally from Sweden, Jan moved to London 8 years ago and now shares a studio with fellow CIA member, Alice Pattullo. Jan teams a beautiful colour palettes with an ability to play with light and shadow. Flick through his portfolio and you’ll find yourself plunged us into a dreamy universe where narrative scenery meets mysterious characters. We welcome you warmly, it is a pleasure to have you on the CIA mothership.
23 January 2018
Mick Brownfield has illustrated the DVD cover for a re-release of 'The Burbs'. It's easy to believe Mick is a true film fan - this lovely artwork adorns the classic film from the eighties, starring Tom Hanks. Created in association with Calotta Films.
19 January 2018
12 January 2018
We are proud to announce that not one, but TWO books by CIA artists have made it onto the shortlist for the LBF Children’s Travel Book of the Year at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. An amazing news forJill Calder & Aitch and for us to see their hard work recognise. Crossing our fingers & good luck to both of you!
8 January 2018
18 December 2017
Jobs interview can be terrifying, we’ve all been there. We’ve all also heard 100 different ways of how we should behave to be the perfect candidate.
“Just be yourself”, the number one tip often suggest by your beloved mum or the classic “Just wing it” from one of your lax sibling. But what if it was a real way to nail it ? The amazing Jonny Wan got commissioned by TED - his Art Deco inspired style was featured in an interview with Anthony Tjan explaining that “It’s not about whether or not you get the right answer, It’s about whether you can roll with the discomfort and work with me to solve a problem”