Tag: illustration

BOOK REVIEW: Manfried the Man – written by Caitlin Major & Illustrated by Kelly Bastow

When I was first sent Manfried the Man, I didn’t know where to begin. One – I’d never really read a graphic novel before [that is what Manfried the Man is] and two, I had no idea how to review it. Do I talk about the illustrations [which are wonderful], what about the plot? How do

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GUEST POST – STORGY KIDS: Interview with Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children’s Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa

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BOOK REVIEW: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (The Folio Society Edition)

It is my pleasure to write a review of The Folio Society’s illustrated edition of Daphne Du Maurier’s ‘Rebecca’. This Cornish author was ever-present throughout my childhood (my mum had her complete works in green hardbacks) and I can remember looking at the copy of ‘Rebecca” and leafing through it, excited for the day when

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BOOK REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury’s classic envisages a dystopian future in which the job of firemen is to seek out books and burn them. In this edition, introduced by Michael Moorcock, Sam Weber’s astonishing illustrations perfectly capture the novel’s haunting atmosphere. IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BURN. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see

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ART: Tim Von Rueden

TIM VON RUEDEN Tim has been a full time teacher for 5 years at CGCookie.com and an artist all his life. Recently his work has been featured in ImagineFX and the latest issue of Spectrum. He is fortunate enough to live out his dream and create art that reflects his life, interests, and curiosity. His drive stems from

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ART: Amie Dearlove – Drawlloween Day 16 & 17

STORGY illustrator Amie Dearlove will also be embarking on  the 2016 Drawlloween challenge! Check out her illustrations below! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15 Day 16 Day 17 London based tooth

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ART: Amie Dearlove – Drawlloween Day 14 & 15

STORGY illustrator Amie Dearlove will also be embarking on  the 2016 Drawlloween challenge! Check out her illustrations below! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15 London based tooth fairy and monster enthusiast

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ART: Amie Dearlove – Drawlloween Day 12 & 13

STORGY illustrator Amie Dearlove will also be embarking on  the 2016 Drawlloween challenge! Check out her illustrations below! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 London based tooth fairy and monster enthusiast Amie Dearlove, works in

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ART: Amie Dearlove – Drawlloween Day 10 & 11

STORGY illustrator Amie Dearlove will also be embarking on  the 2016 Drawlloween challenge! Check out her illustrations below! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 London based tooth fairy and monster enthusiast Amie Dearlove, works in a sweet shop by

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ART: HarlotVonCharlotte – Drawlloween Day 5 & 6

STORGY illustrator HarlotVonCharllotte is embarking on a creative challenge – Drawlloween – 31 days of daunting drawings to celebrate Halloween! Check out HarlotVonCharlotte’s illustrations below! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 HarlotVonCharlotte is an artist living and working in London – she graduated from the University of Plymouth in 2009 with a

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