All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
23 August 2017
Be prepared to take a journey around the world and back again with Jill Calder's Picture Atlas, published by Bloomsbury. It's about to hit the shelves and it's jam packed full of creatures and characters, and more colour than you can throw a cockatoo at.
27 July 2017
Phwoar! It's only Darren Hopes wielding his mysterious power for the 1843 Magazine - The Economist. Spot this ominously glow on the printed pages accompanying the culture section on recommended books. Darren illustrates The 7th Function of Language by Laurent Binet and the title is reviewed in detail throwing up the pivotal question in the plot - who killed Roland Barthes? Sounds like a big game of cluedo.
25 July 2017
Martin Haake has illustrated the life and works on Jane Austen in an inspired fan shaped timeline. As part of The Sunday Times, Martin depicts some of her memorable achievments with charming cut out folk characters and icons that fit well within his American folk style. There's a write up on Creative Review - check it out!
25 May 2017
Martin Haake was recently commissioned to create a series of limited edition prints for Nature Bridge, a nonprofit educational foundation, providing hands-on environmental science programs in National Parks for 30,000 children and teens annually. The set of six limited edition Giclée prints, celebrating six of the National Park programs, were auctioned at their fundrasising Gala in San Francisco. The auction will raise awareness for NatureBridge and solicite additional funds for their student educational programs. Here is Martins illustration of Yosemite National Park!
5 April 2017
This beautifully curated publication showcases Elzo's illustration between 2003-2016 including posters, album covers, skateboards and various other pyschadelic arworks. Edited and published by Born Bad Records, there is due to be a big exhibition on the 10th anniversary of the BORN BAD label at the GALERIE DU JOUR-AGNES B from April 27th to June 30th. Here's a look at the punchy front page to whet your eager appetites.
16 March 2017
Andy Singleton has been commissioned by global digital publisher of all things Harry Potter to conjure up a set of fantastical paper crafted beasts. If you're a fan of the wizzarding world, you are probably very familiar with some of the characters Andy has crafted. We implore you to explore them in detail over at the Pottermore website, have a lemon sherbet and find out your patronus whilst you're at it. That sounds like something Dumbeldore might say.
3 March 2017
13 February 2017
Meet the Artist: David Hockney is published to coincide with Hockney’s big retrospective at the Tate gallery opening. The first of it's kind, Rose Blake has created a children's activity book based on the artists full of hockney-esque colours, landscapes and collages. Channelling much of the Artist's spirit, Rose has pages of thorough and articluated research that show her process and selection for the pages inside this publicaiton. We want one! You can buy it here and she's already been talked about by It's Nice That.
1 February 2017
Anna Higgie has a lovely line up of vintage dressed dolls for Sew Over It London. These fashion portraits appear on the packaging for the brand's craft kits and sewing patterns. You can purchase them to take home or take classes on site. Set amongst polka dots and florals - we are enjoying this throwback in style from Anna this morning.
17 October 2016
Maria Raymonsdotter has illustrated an article in Parents Magazine USA highlighting 75 ways to be a grown up. The Good news is apparently there's a lot of blagging involved. Who'd a thought it.